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Nelson Minor Baseball is the big winner after receiving Capital Grants through the Community Gaming Grants (CGG) program that will assist with the revitalization of Queen Elizabeth Park in Fairview.

“The Nelson Baseball Association is...

Girl Guides from the Nelson area earned top marks in the recent 2021 Kootenay Contraption Contest, bringing home the Grand Prize Educator’s category.

The contest, hosted by Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (KAST), its youth program, GLOWS (Growing & Learning...

Tenzin Mint of the Nelson Leafs was recently selected as one of the three stars of the week by the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

Goalie Mint was joined by forward Kort Kisinger of the Fernie Ghostriders and defenceman Ethan Floris of the Osoyoos Coyotes for the period...

Happy New Year Everyone!!

Congratulations for making it through another crazy year.

We were lucky enough to have lots of support from our locals to help keep us in business, and for that we are thankful.

Here’s the latest fishing report:

Kootenay Lake

December...

Oxygen Art Centre launches the first phase of an online youth arts education program entitled freezer cheese. 

Generously supported by the BC Arts Council Pivot Program and Osprey Community Foundation, freezer cheese offers a series of six free art demonstration videos for youth (ages 15 - 30) and gift cards to purchase art supplies to follow along.

Art demonstration videos are...

“Mom copes by living each day as if she is still independent – that’s how she maintains her cheerful, positive outlook,” says Lori Smith, a retired nurse who worked in Trail.

Lori’s mother Donna is now living with Alzheimer’s disease.

For Alzheimer’s Awareness Month this January, Lori is one of many British Columbians joining forces with the Alzheimer Society of B.C. to say, ...

Not Extinct - A Sinixt Virtual Exhibit: keepingthesinixtway.ca

2022 brings the launch of Not Extinct - A Sinixt Virtual Exhibit, an interactive website based on the book, Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinixt Way by Marilyn James and Taress Alexis that features traditional and contemporary Sinixt stories. Each story illuminates the Sinixt relationship with the upper Columbia River watershed and the Sinixt quest to reclaim their rights and responsibilities in...

On Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) will reopen to regular vehicle traffic between Hope and Merritt.

This will be a much more convenient route for people who need to travel between the Lower Mainland and the Interior, and is another significant milestone in the province's recovery from the devastating storms.

Temporary repairs to the Coquihalla are in...