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By Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

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.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019
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.
By CBT on Monday Oct 21 2019

Many families in the Columbia Basin rely upon child care. To help meet this need for quality spaces, 67 child care providers in 24 communities will be creating up to 198 new spaces and improving 1,256 spaces.

By Trail Champion on Monday Oct 21 2019

The wee hours of Saturday morning saw police dealing with back-to-back public intoxication files, according to a press release issued today.

By Trail Champion on Monday Oct 21 2019

Police are searching for a man in hopes of having a conversation with him and ensuring that he and those around him are safe, but not in connection with any crime, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

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.

By Timothy Schafer on Monday Oct 21 2019

The technology sector in the region could be receiving a boost.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has invited Selkirk College to submit an application for a Technology Access Centre (TAC).

Only 10 colleges in Canada have been invited to the full proposal, with six of the 10 colleges to be funded when the centres launch in spring of 2020.

By Timothy Schafer on Sunday Oct 20 2019

A public open house slated for early next month on the Granite Pointe Golf Course multi-unit housing development is expected to be replaced by a public information session this week.

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 20 2019

Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas, quiet anchorages and excellent fishing but it is not without its challenges that necessitate self-sufficiency and taking some additional precautions to keep from running into trouble.
 

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 20 2019

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 main event where Nelson’s Ryan Lewis outlasted Donny Cornelius of Victoria.