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Nakusp Mayor Karen Hamling said she is "absolutely ecstatic" after the BC government announced Friday $2.1 million in upgrades to the acute and emergency department spaces at the local hospital.

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy joined representatives from the West Kootenay...

Nelson RCMP said in a media release local police are investigating multiple thefts of mail from various locations during the past week.

RCMP said the thefts involve small parcels, cards and general mail being stolen from...

The Trinity Western University Spartans accomplished what very few visiting British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) teams manage on a visit to the West Kootenay — a weekend sweep of the Selkirk College Saints.

In the Saints’ first action of 2018, the visitors escaped the...

Sunday was a sad day for Nelson Youth Soccer and Soccer enthusiasts in general.

Nelson Youth Soccer board member, coach and all round great community soccer supporter, Kerry Dyck died of cancer.

Dyck, or "Dycker" as he was known by his friends, was a devoted father of three as well...

An art installation in the form of a quilt mosaic of maple leaves greets library users these days. As well as being visually stunning, the Canada 150 challenge—150 maple leaves stitched, painted, beaded and otherwise rendered on small square boards—was a passion project of artist and designer Jane Merks.

“My parents immigrated to Canada in the early 1950s from the Netherlands,” says...

The Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative kick starting the New Year with a week of education and contemplation surrounding issues of climate change, our environment and people.

Each day we will hear from a speaker who will give a different take on these important issues and then the chance to ask questions and discuss as a group. Refreshments will be provided and the session...

Bursaries Help Selkirk College Students Focus on Post-Secondary Goals

The challenges post-secondary students face as they work toward a desired education are varied and relative. Some hurdles are greater than others, but those who embark on a journey at Selkirk College have the option of seeking financial relief through bursaries that help ease the strain.

When she enroled in the Education Assistant & Community Support Worker Program (EACSW) on the...

More than 90 per cent of Canadian families with children will pay higher taxes once the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) tax increases are fully implemented, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

The first of seven increases to the CPP tax, which all workers must pay, will start this time next year.

“The...