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You may have heard in the news about a draft agreement on protecting BC’s endangered mountain caribou. Unfortunately, this recovery plan for herds in central BC has resulted in misinformed — and often racist — backlash.

Caribou...

Zohara Hatfield wants to travel and cook.

She’s only 17, has already completed her high school diploma, achieved top marks in the Professional Cook first year training program at Selkirk College and has an internship lined up with Mission Hill Wineries for the summer.

This...

Sharpen up that putting stroke because the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation Legacy Golf Tournament is back.

The 18-hole event that raises money for the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is set for High Noon, Friday, June 14 at the Granite Pointe at Nelson Course. Registration begins at...

The Nelson Leafs may have failed to capture the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship in 2019 but that doesn’t mean the trophy won’t make a special trip to the Heritage City this summer.

Thanks to Brenden Vulcano, the KIJHL trophy most likely will grace the...

Vanessa Farnsworth’s new collection of short stories will resonate with anyone who has ever found themselves teetering on the edge. Farnsworth reads from The Things She’ll be Leaving Behind on Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library.

Described as stories of women trying to get their footings, preserve their sanity, and survive in circumstances they never expected and...

Oppression, violence and ongoing trauma plague millions of people in countries around the world.

On Saturday (April 27), students from Kootenay Martial Arts are joining forces with other martial arts students across Canada in a fundraising campaign that helps fight back against these global problems and literally breaks the cycle of oppression.

You’re invited to watch and...

U of C basketball player dies in boating accident on Moyie Lake

Cranbrook RCMP report a man has died after a tragic boating accident on Moyie Lake near Cranbrook Tuesday.

In a media release, RCMP said at approximately 9 a.m. on April 23rd, RCMP were called to an overturned boat on Moyie Lake, located 25 kilometers south of Cranbrook. 

"One of the occupants had made it to shore but a second male was missing," the RCMP media release said. "...

The following is a press release issued by Surrey RCMP:

Surrey RCMP is updating the public regarding the investigation into an alleged occurrence of public incitement of hatred on social media. One man has now been arrested following an investigation which began on Sunday April 21, 2019.

The investigation began after Surrey RCMP received information regarding a post on social...