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New Kootenay Book — Light in the Harbour: Passage Through Pilot Bay

May marks the unveiling of a compelling new literary voyage that promises to captivate readers and transport them to the enchanting world of the East Shore of Kootenay Lake. “Light in the Harbour: Passage Through Pilot Bay” is the first offering from author Paula Snow, whose mastery of storytelling navigates the intricate currents of human […]

Nelson Italian-Canadian Society hosts fifth annual Sausage Fundraiser

It appears that summer has arrived, and with it, the opportunity for outdoor gatherings and barbeques with family and friends. What better way to share food with your close ones than having some homemade Italian sausages to put on the grill? The Nelson Italian-Canadian Society is holding their 5th Annual Italian Sausage Fundraiser. These tasty […]

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New, sustainable manufacturing jobs coming to Castlegar

The Province is supporting the development of a new mass-timber production facility that will create 90 sustainable, local forestry jobs in Castlegar and continue to grow to position B.C. at the forefront of this emerging wood-manufacturing and housing-construction sector. “We’re taking action to increase the available supply of housing that’s needed throughout B.C. by partnering […]

Selkirk College Distinguished Alumni Frances Swan Illustrates Outcomes

Humble and determined steps towards creating stronger rural communities that ultimately result in great leaps forward define the impact made by Selkirk College’s 2024 Distinguished Alumni recipient Frances Swan. A graduate of the Forest Technology Program with the Class of 1991, Swan is a lifelong learner who has made numerous contributions to responsible resource management […]

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Nanaimo parking stall dispute erupts in violence, children contaminated with bear-spray

The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating a dispute that started as a parking stall which quickly lead to bear-spray being deployed and a vehicle window being smashed with a tire iron. RCMP said the incident occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Monday May 20, 2024 in the parking lot of Walmart located in the Woodgrove Centre […]

Op/Ed: B.C. bargaining away public access to backcountry

Secret negotiations curtail outdoor recreation Province ignores its own wildlife data Government ignored 98.9 per cent opposition Hunters are being used as bargaining chips Public consultation and management reviews were promised, but never came Every new iteration of the Hunting and Trapping Regulations erodes public access to outdoor recreation, while the government hides its true […]

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