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Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for regions in southeastern BC, including the West Kootenay cities of Nelson, Castlegar and Trail as the impact of wildfires will be seen during the next 24-48 hours.

The regions of BC include:

  • East Columbia...

The Kootenay Community Bat Project is suggesting people may be noticing more bats around their house or property as mid-summer is a time typically for more activity.

The KCBP said in a media release that landowners typically may notice more bat activity, have bats flying into their house...

Now that the ice is back ready for play at the Nelson and District Community Complex, the Nelson Figure Skating Club is ready to kick off the upcoming season with a three-week summer camp, beginning August 15th.

The Nelson Club is pleased to announce that the camp will feature some very...

Former Nelson Leafs winger and Castlegar Rebel Adam Maglio is back on a Western Hockey League (WHL) bench.

Vancouver Giants General Manager Barclay Parneta announced in late July that Maglio, a Nelson native, will join the Giants coaching staff in 2022-2023 where he will serve as...

A fixture of Nelson’s cultural landscape has recently undergone a rebranding and name change.

The former Amy Ferguson Institute will now be known as Echo Vocal Arts Alliance.

When Echo Vocal Arts Alliance (EVAA) originally formed as the Amy Ferguson Institute in 2000, the organization primarily served to honour the legacy of Nelson’s Dr. Amy Ferguson, who led the Nelson Boys...

Oxygen Art Centre (OAC) expands its educational offerings this Fall offering seventeen courses in a myriad of disciplines including writing, film, photography, singing, acting, and digital and visual arts.

The semester is longer than in previous years running from September to December allowing for a variety of different course formats from one-day intensives to 8-week courses with...

Castlegar man killed by tree at Rossland golf course

Police are reporting the death of a Castlegar man in Rossland Sunday, according to Trail RCMP NCO i/c Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"On Aug. 7, at 3:18 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District officer received a report about the sudden death of a 73-year-old Castlegar man on a golf course in Rossland," Wicentowich said.

"The man was golfing with three friends when a 100-foot tall...

Negotiators for Canada said that the 13th round of negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty will happen this week —  Aug. 10-11, 2022 — with representatives of Canada and the United States meeting in Richmond.

This two-day session is the first formal negotiation between the two countries since January 2022.

Representatives from Canada and the U.S. met informally on...