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West Kootenay EcoSociety, a local leader in community environmental organizing, has recently undergone a name and branding change.

The organization, now Neighbours United (NU), still has the same mission, says Executive Director Montana Burgess.

“Our goal is to bring local...

The Pied Piper of Nelsondorf is ready to get Panto back on the stage of the Capitol Theatre.

After a COVID-19 hiatus, The Pied Piper of Nelsondorf is ready to open from December 1st to 4th at the Capitol Theatre and marks the theatre’s 33rd Annual Pantomime, the...

The L.V. Rogers Bombers are making a return trip to the BC High School AAA Girls Volleyball Championships December 1-3 in the Central Okanagan.

The Bombers bounced rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks in straight games in the best-of-five final to clinch the Kootenay Zone title.

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The L.V. Rogers Bombers are making a return to the BC High School AAA Girls Volleyball Championship.

The Bombers book their ticket to the provincial tournament set to begin Thursday in Lake Country by stopping the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks 3-0 in the best-of-five Kootenay High School AAA Girls...

Winter has officially arrived in the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK). Outdoor enthusiasts across the region are breaking out their winter gear to get outside and play.

Whether it is skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, skating or just hiking in the snow, winter is a great time of year to enjoy the Kootenays and everything it has to offer.

As great as it is to be outside,...

Lake monitoring continues to be a vital component of the B.C. Invasive Mussel Defence Program.

Between mid-June and the end of October staff and contractors from the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) collected 265 samples from local lakes and rivers in order to detect the presence of invasive zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena rostriformis...

Selkirk College’s New Practical Nursing Program Begins in January

Addressing frontline health care needs and providing opportunities for learners to enter a rewarding career will coalesce at Selkirk College’s Trail Campus when the new Practical Nursing Diploma Program welcomes its first cohort in January 2023.

Spurred by staff shortages across the health care sector, the Provincial Government has provided funding for new seats at post-secondary...

The Insurance Corporation of BC said in a media release that the recent snowfall on B.C.'s South Coast has led to a sudden increase in reported claims.

ICBC said on Tuesday, November 29, claims increased by 94% (3,567) compared to Tuesday of the week prior (1,837).

With the possibility of more snow in the coming days and weeks ahead, ICBC is asking drivers to slow down and...