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The Kootenay/Boundary region has seen another spike in new COVID-19 cases in the province the BC Centre of Disease Control data shows.

The BCCDC Geographic Distribution map show more than 100 new cases in the Boundary, and East and West Kootenay regions, with Windermere in...

RCMP said Wednesday that a house fire in April of 2020 that the killed a woman south of Balfour at 6100 block of Sykes Road is no longer considered suspicious.

RCMP said a 45-year-old woman died in a fire, and the cause at the time of the blaze was being investigated.

“An autopsy...

Thirteen gymnasts from Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics Club are celebrating their performances from the 2021 BC Provincial Virtual Championships over the Easter weekend.

The team won 22 medals, including three All Around titles and 24 top-ten placements.

The nine gymnasts on...

The warmer weather has chased the snow away at Granite Pointe, allowing Golf Operations Manager Reg Clarkson to open all 18 holes for play beginning Friday, April 16, 2021.

The course conducted a soft opening Monday, April 12 with players filling the back nine with golfers throughout the...

By Nicole Trigg, Kootenay Conservation Program

The Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society works to improve the health and stewardship of B.C.’s fifth largest lake, and although the COVID-19 pandemic has curtailed much of FoKLSS’ traditional outreach and education programs, Acting Program Manager Camille LeBlanc has been leading the charge on a number of...

As the 2021-22 school year comes into view, the Whole School is actively looking for new fall registrants to join their school community where they offer a dynamic, holistic educational experience focused around student-led learning and small class sizes.

“At the Whole School, we cultivate a non-competitive environment where students feel nurtured and confident as they work toward their...

Grand Forks RCMP calls for service remain stable during first quarter of 2021

Despite Covid restrictions, Grand Forks RCMP said calls for service slightly went up compared to same period in 2020.

In a media release, Grand Forks RCMP said crime stats show that local Mounties were slightly busier this year compared to the same time frame of 2020.

From January 1 to March 31 of 2020, local police attended 651 calls for service. In the same period of 2021,...

The Province is providing an additional $2 billion in development financing through B.C.’s HousingHub to finance the construction of thousands of new homes for middle-income families.

“For too long, hard-working middle-income families have been priced out of the housing market, and the pandemic pushed prices even higher,” said Premier John Horgan. “Today, our government is levelling up...