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Interior Health (IH) is urging residents using or considering using drugs to reconsider, or take steps to prevent overdose, following several severe illicit drug overdoses in the Castlegar area.

The overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

Anyone...

The judge hearing the case of a man charged in the shooting of an RCMP officer last week near Argenta has decided not to place a publication ban on information surrounding the case.

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We took four Kootenay zone teams to the end of season Kamploops 7s tournament on the Thanksgiving weekend. This is one of the largest junior tournaments in North America with teams from all over BC and Alberta. Our Under 16 Girls team remained unbeaten and won the tournament. This included...

A packed Rod and Gun Club was treated to an impressive evening of amateur boxing Saturday as the Nelson Boxing Club hosted Fight Night VII.

Fight fans watched a dozen bouts featuring national-level fighters from Calgary, Spokane, Kelowna, Victoria, Cranbrook and Nanaimo, including the...

Much-honored B.C. author Kristjana Gunnars and Selkirk College creative writing instructor Leesa Dean will read from their works on Wed., Oct. 23 to inaugurate the 2019-2020 author reading series at Nelson, B.C.’s Oxygen Art Centre.

The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. Oxygen, at 320 Vernon St. (alley entrance), the city’s only artist-run centre. Admission to the reading is free ($5 donation...

When the pastor of Nelson’s Covenant Church, Jeff Strong, read a report in early September that the costs associated with going Back to School are now comparable to the amount of dollars spent at Christmas time, he saw an opportunity to serve his community and to give back.

A Kootenay Lake School District’s initiative to offer $40 school supply packs for students, further compelled him...

Today's your last chance to cast a ballot!

Ed. Note: This information was provided by the Columbia basin Rural Developmnet Institute.

It is time again to exercise your right to vote! The Federal Election is today - Monday, October 21, 2019.

Voting is a valued right enjoyed by Canadian adults. It is a way to exercise our democracy. Our history shows a long and hard battle towards the right for all Canadians to...

The Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrated the Grand Opening of its Solar Farm last Friday, October 18, 2019.  The Tŝilhqot’in Solar Farm is located 80 km west of Williams Lake on what is known as the Riverwest Sawmill.  The 1.25-MW solar farm is the largest of its kind in British Columbia and is one hundred percent developed, built, owned and operated by the Tŝilhqot’in Nation.

Five years...