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The City of Kimberley has been placed on Evacuation Alert the BC Wildfire Service website said Friday.

The Evacuation Alert is due to the active statues of the Meachen Creek wildfire, located 10 kilometers southwest of St. Mary Lake in the Kianuko Provincial Park and Meachen Creek...

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary remains active in at a Level one support to wildfire response in the region a media release said Thursday.

RDKB staff said fires affecting communities within the RDKB, including Midway, Grand Forks, Rossland and Christina Lake, have grown over...

The Nelson Leafs are once again the first out of the gates as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise hosted its 2018-19 training camp this past weekend at the NDCC Arena.

Leaf brass welcomed 45 players in Nelson for main camp, which concluded Sunday afternoon.

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The Selkirk College Saints ability to keep the puck out of the back of the net in the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season has been bolstered by the addition of a trio of towering defencemen.

When the 2018-2019 season opens next month, the Saints blueline...

Kootenay Pride celebrated a small victory last night at a city council meeting in Nelson.

Kootenay Pride is one of the oldest Pride groups in the province, this year will their 22nd year honouring the LGBTQ2S community, but the Pride flag has never flown over the city during the Pride events. The only time the Pride flag has flown in front of city hall was after the Orlando massacre in...

You’re invited to Toadfest at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 between 4-7 p.m., and Thursday, August 23, between 9:00 a.m. and 12 p.m.

This free, fun, family event, coordinated by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP), raises awareness about the Western Toad, including its life cycle, habitat, and the challenges it faces. The event is...

Op/Ed: Wildsight comments on Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Representatives of the Canadian and American federal governments met on August 15th and 16th for the second round of negotiations to update the 54-year old Columbia River Treaty. The meetings were held, not in Ottawa or Washington, but in Nelson, in the Canadian Columbia River Basin.
The treaty between the two nations that share the 2000 kilometres of the Columbia River and its...

The British Columbia government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaration based on the recommendation from B.C.’s wildfire and emergency management officials.

The state of emergency is initially in effect for 14 days,...