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Voters in Area E have returned Ramona Faust as Regional District of Central Kootenay Director for another term following municipal election results Saturday.

Faust defeated Reggie Goldsbury 747 votes to 370 to return as Area E Director for another four years.

In Area B, incumbent...

To The Editor:

This upcoming election is important, actually every election is important. It is our opportunity to exercise our democratic rights. Don’t think that’s important? Look down south, there were 100 million people who didn’t vote in that election...

The weekend may have not gone according to the game plan sketched on the drawing board in the team dressing room, but don’t look now but the Nelson Leafs have reeled off seventh straight wins.

Nelson outlasted a pesky Beaver Valley Nitehawks squad 7-6 in overtime Friday before blasting...

The L.V. Rogers Bombers Senior Field Hockey team rolled past Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 5 - 0 in the final West Kootenay League game of the season Thursday at Pass Creek Field.

The Bombers controlled much of the play throughout the game and were rewarded with a goal by Rylie Jordhal...

JW-Jones, along with 2018 Maple Blues Award Bassist of the year, Laura Greenburg and the inimitable Will Laurin on drums are touring North America in support of the JW-Jones new album “Live”.

The Kootenay Blues Society is honoured to present this young, up and coming blues man at Finley’s in Nelson on Friday Oct 26. Show starts at 7:30 with Holly Hyatt Band opening. Tickets are $20 and...

What is fun, free, and helps Kootenay children and youth build skills for their future success . . . a visit from the Code Mobile.

The Code Mobile is rolling into Nelson and partnering with the Nelson Public Library to offer a free Tech Fair on Saturday, October 20 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

The drop-in program will give children and their families the opportunity to explore different...

RDKB recognized as climate action leader

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has been recognized by the joint Provincial-UBCM Green Communities Committee (GCC) as a climate leader for achieving Level 3, the second highest level in a four-level program toward becoming fully carbon neutral.

Level 3 recognition means the RDKB has accelerated its progress on commitments to act at the corporate and community levels to reduce...

By Seth Klein

Among the fear-mongering claims of the “No” side in BC’s electoral reform debate, a favorite is that proportional representation (pro rep) will result in unstable minority governments that can’t get anything done.

The claim is unsubstantiated nonsense.

One part of the claim is true - pro rep almost always produces minority or coalition governments. Which is...