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In a media release, the BC Wildfire Service said it has implemented an Area Restriction Order for the vicinity of the Briggs Creek wildfire (N70969) which is located approximately 11.5 kilometres south of the community of Kaslo.

The BC Wildfire Service said this area restriction reflects...

Toadfest is back this summer at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp after a two-year pause due to pandemic restrictions. Mark your calendar: Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

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Now that the ice is back ready for play at the Nelson and District Community Complex, the Nelson Figure Skating Club is ready to kick off the upcoming season with a three-week summer camp, beginning August 15th.

The Nelson Club is pleased to announce that the camp will feature some very...

Former staff member and Christina Lake native James Dergousoff is coming home from the Commonwealth Games with a silver medal.

Dergousoff, 25, swam the breast stroke leg for the Canadian entry in the 4 x 100 meter mixed medley relay that finished in second place.

The team of...

Oxygen Art Centre (OAC) expands its educational offerings this Fall offering seventeen courses in a myriad of disciplines including writing, film, photography, singing, acting, and digital and visual arts.

The semester is longer than in previous years running from September to December allowing for a variety of different course formats from one-day intensives to 8-week courses with...

Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to announce visual artist, Lucie Chan as artist-in-residence for the month of August.

Chan was born in Guyana, and currently resides on the unceded and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ/selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations otherwise known as Vancouver, BC where she maintains a multi-...

Wildfire activity in B.C. will continue through August

British Columbians should remain alert to the threat of wildfire throughout August as conditions remain hot and dry.

Seasonal and above seasonal temperatures forecast for the second half of summer will sustain current wildfire activity. New wildfire starts are anticipated. However, the BC Wildfire Service remains adequately resourced and prepared to activate additional resources if...

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests and Kootenay West MLA; Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation; and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce's final determination in its third administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada's softwood...