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 “It’s been a very long haul,” said Slocan Valley Seniors’ Housing Society president Rita Moir, “but we are really pleased to announce final funding has been approved for affordable seniors’ rental housing in the Village of Slocan.”

BC Housing, Columbia Basin Trust (the Trust), the...

To The Editor:

The devastating hurricanes we witnessed in early September shouldn’t have been named after a sweet old couple like Irma and Harvey. They should be named after the true culprits:  Exxon and Chevron.

Of course there are many more culprits, 90...

Jack Karran scored a natural hat-trick to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 6-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Creston Valley Thunder Cats Saturday night in the East Kootenay City.

Karran scored the final three goals of the game for the Heritage City squad to...

Nelson goalie Josh Willams continues to shine for the Leafs this season.

The Calgary native registered his second shutout of the season, stopping all 33 shots to backstop the Nelson Leafs to a convincing 5-0 victory over the Spokane Braves Friday night in Kootenay International Junior...

Nelson photographer Fred Rosenberg took thousands of photos during Kootenay Co-op Radio’s first ten years of broadcasting—16,000 photos in all. KCR is displaying a selection  at the Nelson Public Library during September and October, with a new selection of prints October 1.

Rich black and white mages of radio shows, radio plays and live music, radio camps and special events, building...

Seniors and their friends and families are invited to a day of fun activities and informative vendor tables at the third Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair.

The Fair is being held Monday, October 2nd at the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre, 701 Lakeside Drive in Nelson. Doors open at 10am and the event runs until 3pm. There is no charge for admission to the Seniors Fair and...

Telehealth project improves rural access to mental health and substance use services

To ensure individuals have access to the mental health and substance use (MHSU) services they need, no matter where they live, Interior Health is expanding access to a rural telehealth pilot project.

“Unless you’ve struggled with a mental illness, it is nearly impossible to understand the barriers and stigma that people face in trying to get the support they need,” says Judy Darcy...

Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, campfires will once again be allowed throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, Southeast Fire Centre and Cariboo Fire Centre.

A return to more seasonal weather conditions and recent precipitation has reduced the wildfire risk in these areas.

The BC Wildfire Service reminds the public that Category 2 and Category 3 open fires, which are...