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At the January 7 city council meeting, the Nelson City administration recommended to councillors that recycling rates remain the same. They then casually tacked on a resolution to not participate in the RDCK’s regional composting plan. And asked...

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) is inviting artists in all disciplines — as well as arts and culture organizations — to apply for funding through the Arts and Culture Program on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust.

The Trust has a longstanding partnership with CKCA for the...

Nelson Leafs rallied from a round-robin setback to capture the Greater Trail Minor Hockey Peewee House Tournament Sunday in Rossland.

The Leafs dumped Grand Forks 5-1 in the final to capture the tournament title.

Nelson opened with wins over Beaver Valley and West Kootenay Wildcats...

Nelson Leafs remain unbeaten in nine games, getting a late third-period goal from Michael LeNoury to tie Beaver Valley Nitehawks 4-4 Saturday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the Fruitvale Arena.

The Leafs entered the game riding an eight-game winning streak...

For years photographer David Gluns has gone the extra mile for the perfect shot. Sometimes that meant getting up before daybreak for the best light or working his magic to make a Whitewater Cooks dish look good enough to eat. In addition to the famous cookbook series by Shelley Adams, David has been the feature photographer for a large number of commercial and tourism-related projects.

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The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) is thrilled to share some exciting news that Erin Bates has accepted the role as Executive Director.

Bates has been working with the CKISS for the last three years, starting as an Outreach/American Bullfrog worker before becoming the Operations Program Coordinator.

Over the years, Bates has offered positive ...

An Accessible Trail Planned for Strawberry Pass

A $10,000 grant from RDKB Area B, via Director Linda Worley, to the Friends of the Rossland Range (FORR) is a major step toward creation of an accessible trail at Strawberry Pass this coming summer.  The trail will make it possible for mobility-challenged people to get out in the forest with wheelchairs, walkers or...

This post is part of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Budget 2019 series by Ben Parfitt, which highlights key findings from the CCPA’s research and outlines our recommendations for the 2019 provincial budget.

Natural resource revenues account for $2.7 billion or 5.2 per cent of provincial revenues. Resource revenues are generally not taxes, but royalty, rental or stumpage...