Brock Palmer of Kimberley scored twice to pace the Kootenay Conference to a 7-3 victory over Okanagan Shuswap Conference at the KIJHL Prospects Game Saturday in Kelowna.
Palmer scored twice in the third to power the Kootenay Conference to the victory.
More than 90 per cent of Canadian families with children will pay higher taxes once the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) tax increases are fully implemented, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The first of seven increases to the CPP tax, which all workers must pay, will start this time next year.
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority, has ended the Air Quality Advisory issued on January 13 for Grand Forks due to the high concentrations of fine particulates.
Changing weather conditions are expected to further improve air quality over the next few days.
Nakusp Mayor Karen Hamling said she is "absolutely ecstatic" after the BC government announced Friday $2.1 million in upgrades to the acute and emergency department spaces at the local hospital.
Nelson RCMP said in a media release local police are investigating multiple thefts of mail from various locations during the past week.
RCMP said the thefts involve small parcels, cards and general mail being stolen from compartments in community mailboxes located in several areas.
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is showcasing its young talent Saturday in Kelowna at the annual Top Prospects Game.
The game was created to allow college, university and junior scouts to watch the league's top young talent in action.
A moratorium has been placed on the creation of recreational cannabis businesses in Nelson in order to buy some time for the city to craft legislation to regulate them in anticipation of legalization.
It may have taken months, but the Regional District of Central Kootenay has downgraded the Boil Water Notice for the Woodbury Village Water System to a Water Quality Advisory.
In a media release the RDCK said, “repeated test results have indicated that the water quality has improved and is free of any presence of Coliform Bacteria.
Avalanche Canada and Parks Canada are issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of day Monday, January 15.
Nelson has been selected to host the 2017/18 BC Hockey Bantam Tier III Championships, which runs from March 18th – 22nd.
Ten teams from each of the nine districts across BC and the Yukon will be in the Heritage City to compete for the provincial banner.