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A man from Fort St. John, who has managed to evade police for more than week, was finally arrested Friday morning  near Trail.

 

RCMP said in a media release Friday, that Ishmani Baker was arrested Friday (...

The newest edition of city council put its stamp on the cultural landscape of Nelson when, in its first regular meeting of the new term, agreed to exempt cannabis retail store applications from being deducted points for continuing to operate without a valid business licence.

Council...

November now in the books. So, it's time to shift to December with Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing to get the straight goods what to expect on the lakes and rivers for  fishing.

Kootenay Lake:

Another fun month of fishing in November was had by all. And so far December...

Two ex-Leafs had no answers against their former teammates.

Tyler Nypower and Emery Neilson each scored twice sparking Nelson Leafs to a convincing 9-2 thrashing of the Columbia Valley Rockies Saturday in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the NDCC Arena.

“I don’...

Last month, career educators from around the province gathered in the lower mainland for LAUNCH 2018, an annual conference focused on providing strategies and training on preparing students for their futures. Career education teachers and counsellors from every secondary school in the Kootenay lake school district attended, many as participants and some as delegate presenters.

With over...

The Nelson Lion’s Club is hosting its annual Variety Show on January 23, 2019 at the Capitol Theatre on Victoria Street.

The show, which continues to be suitable for children of all ages, starts at 6:30 p.m.

 Tele-marketing sales will be starting soon so please be sure to answer your phone when we call and support your local Lions Club by purchasing tickets for your family or for...

Bringing Good News to Kootenay-area non-profit organizations

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is helping Christmas come a little early this year for 19 different Kootenay-area non-profit organizations and service clubs.

“Twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, our Community Foundation reviews and evaluates many inspiring grant applications for projects, programs and initiatives that will benefit current and future...

China continues to languish near the bottom of the annual Human Freedom Index released today by the Fraser Institute and a network of international public policy think-tanks.

New Zealand is the freest country in the world, followed by Switzerland (2nd).

China ranks 135th in this year’s index, which uses 79 indicators of personal, civil and economic freedoms to rank 162 countries...