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By The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that Rob Morrison, Kootenay Columbia MP, is one of five new members of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. 

Chaired by the Honourable David J. McGuinty since its launch in 2017, this multi-party Committee includes representatives from both the House of Commons and the Senate.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

With summer on the horizon, Kootenay Savings is providing a financial boost to community organizations throughout the Kootenays to help enrich the lives of residents across the region.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

Anyone who has ever played or watched a game of chess, may know that what you’re seeing transpire on the board may actually belie the final intention.

This sentiment could be applied to competitive chess player, internationally trained physician and math scholar Patricia Smuga.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

As our economy opens up, we’re running our Annual ‘Congratulations to the Grads’ Promotion in both the Castlegar Source and the Trail Champion.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

 The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Community Services team continues to align its re-opening strategy with BC’s Restart plan.

With Step 2 of the Restart beginning today, RDCK Community Services will be expanding some aquatic and recreation programming while prioritizing the safety of staff and scaling up operations gradually.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

People working for the Village of Fruitvale can share a certain amount of pride knowing that their local government is taking steps to reduce poverty in their community. The Village of Fruitvale is now a Living Wage Employer.

By KAST on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

 The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) congratulates Executive Director, Sean Smillie, on his return to the video game industry for an exciting new role as an executive producer for a Quebec and Los Angeles-based game studio.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

Better protection for the environment and new, expanded measures for British Columbians to access nature are coming to BC Parks this summer.

To address the surge in visitors in five of the province’s most popular parks, new and revised initiatives are being introduced this season as part of the continued free day-use pass pilot program.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

Environment Canada issued a Severe Thunderstorm warning Tuesday for southern interior of BC, including Boundary, East and West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Arrow Lakes/Slocan Lake regions.

Environment Canada said showers will end this morning followed by a 60 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms.

By Lauren Penfound on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

Being called a chess prodigy is something any person most likely won’t forget.

It’s the kind of assessment of that would prompt the person to cut out newspaper clippings of accomplishments and keep with you for decades, ensuring the safety of that piece of your personal history as you traveled through life.