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As crews continue to battle the Talbott Creek Wildfire, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), based on the recommendation from BC Wildfire Service (BCWS), is reducing the number of properties under Evacuation Alert due to the Talbott Creek Wildfire (...

Kaslo RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Lardeau resident, who failed to return following a planned canoe trip on Duncan Lake.

RCMP said Thomas Schrieber was last seen by family on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 around lunchtime.

Kaslo RCMP was notified...

The BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) and its local member club, the West Arm Outdoors Club, are thrilled about the angling public’s response to their Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP).

In a media release the BCWF said during July-August more than 5,500 rainbow and bull trout...

After the province recently opened up organized sport activities by moving to Phase 3 of the Return to Sport Guidelines, Nelson Soccer Association shifted into high gear, kicking off its Fall Outdoor Recreation Program this week at the Lakeside Soccer Fields.

The NSA Fall Outdoor...

More than 150 arts and culture projects — including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour — have received a total of $750,000 in funding support for the 2020-21 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust.

“Every year, I’m impressed by the scope of the projects for which applicants are seeking funding; there...

Beginning Monday, September 14, local residents enrolled in MyHealthPortal will be able to book Kootenay Lake Hospital Outpatient Laboratory appointments online.

Launched in June 2016, MyHealthPortal provides users with convenient and secure access to their personal health information including Interior Health lab...

New Flight Service from Castlegar to Vancouver Starting October 1

Starting Oct. 1, the West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar is launching flight service with Central Mountain Air.

Flights will run daily to and from Vancouver, providing connections to other destinations. In Vancouver, flights will arrive and depart from the South Terminal and free taxi vouchers are available to the main...

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health

The past seven months reflect some of most turbulent times our country has seen, so if you are feeling anxious and confused, I understand.

The COVID-19 picture today is much clearer than it was when B.C. declared its first case on Jan. 28, 2020. That solid plan we all craved then has come into place and we are entering the next...