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This year Nelson Police Department Restorative Justice (NPDRJ) celebrates Restorative Justice Week in collaboration with Kutenai Art Therapy Institute with An Art Show for Social Justice; Exploring Restorative Practice.

Organizers are inviting the public to join in for an evening of...

A weekend blitz by local police resulted in seven drivers being removed from the road due to alcohol impairment said RCMP in a media release Monday.

The blitz involved officers from Nelson Police Department, Nelson RCMP and the West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit work together...

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack ventured to the West Kootenay, and to the former stomping grounds of their head coach, to add some size as men's volleyball team begins their recruiting class for the 2020-21 Canada West season.

The Pack and head coach Pat Hennelly recently...

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats advanced to the BC High School Single-A Girl’s Volleyball Championships by capturing the Kootenay Zone Title with a four-set victory over Fernie Falcons Saturday afternoon at the Selkirk College Gymnasium in Castlegar.

Mount Sentinel won the best-of-five final...

The Kootenay Lake Healthcare Auxiliary Society recently purchased a new power blood collection chair and ergonomic cardiac stretcher for the laboratory.

The cost to purchase this equipment was $12,300 with the money being raised through Gift Shop sales, TV Rentals, Bake Sales and two Raffles.

The Auxiliary thanks the community for your generous support. The Auxiliary meets on the...

Getting offline and spending more time outside in nature is something we can all get on board with, right?

West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing two movies, Level 1 Productions’ Romance and Nitro Snowboards’ Offline to Rossland on Wednesday, November 20th at the Miners Hall at 7 p.m, and to Nelson on Wednesday, November 27th at the Civic Theatre at 7 p.m. 

Both screenings will...

DriveSmart BC: Reporting Commercial Transport Traffic Violations

A commuter asked "I would really like to see the article written about what to do when we see a commercial transport vehicle that is driving in an unsafe manner. You gave us a phone number to call that specifically relates to tractor trailers, and who to call when we witness a driving infraction. I see it on a regular basis and most of the times the trucks are unmarked."

I...

Parks and protected areas have been established across Canada to conserve many things we value.  Banff National Park was originally established in 1885 to protect hot springs and breathtaking scenery for tourists. In 1893, Algonquin Provincial Park was set up to protect forested headwaters from settlement and land clearing.  Over the last 134 years, more than 8,300 parks and protected areas...