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By Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

Interior Health is advising the public that N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from Cherry Hill Coffee has been recalled due to temperature issues in the manufacturing process that potentially failed to control pathogens, including botulism.

If you purchased N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from Cherry Hill or other stores carrying this product in the Interior region of B.C., do not drink it. Either...

By Castlegar Source on Friday Mar 22 2019

A 62-year-old man will be appearing in court next month after a drug raid in Castlegar, according to RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.

“On March 20 … at 7:45 p.m., the Joint Crime Reduction Unitof Castlegar and Trail, along with the assistance of Castlegar General Duty members, executed a Controlled Substance Act search warrant at a residence located in the 2600 block of 10 Avenue in Castlegar,”...

By Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

A second case of measles infection has been confirmed in the Interior Health region, in 100 Mile House.

Interior Health medical health officers have determined that this infection is connected to...

By Contributor on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Hildur Jónasson sailed on the Tall Ship Antigua in the International Territory of Svalbard, near Norway, in 2017 on an artist residency. Jónasson carefully observed this environment to create a body of art titled, Fata Morgana currently on show at the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar.

A Fata Morgana, which the exhibition title refers to is an illusionary phenomenon...

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Selkirk College has approached the province with two potential projects to increase student housing in Castlegar and Nelson for an estimated cost between $20-25 million.

“We’ve submitted two proposals: the first would see a three-story building with 110 additional beds in Castlegar and 40 new beds at the Nelson Silver King Trades Campus for students in short-term apprentice training,”...

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

The Trail and Greater District Detachment Victim Services would like to offer their assistance to the members of the public who were affected by the fatal motor vehicle accident which occurred Sunday, March 17, on Seven Mile Dam Road, in Trail, BC, that claimed the lives of two local teenagers.  Victim Services has a wide range of services and information that is made available to public when...

By Contributor on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Registration is open for the Community Futures Central Kootenay 2019 Community Economic Development Forum in Castlegar, BC on April 8 – 9.

The theme for this two-day event is Natural Disasters – how to prepare, respond and recover.

The forum will bring together experts who have helped businesses through recent natural disasters, including flood and wildfire. Learn about disaster...

By Kirsten Hildebrand on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Partnering with Co-op Education & Employment Services to hire a co-op student from Selkirk College brings countless paybacks to employers throughout the province.

Selkirk College co-op students are fresh out of the classroom, immediately productive and bring an enthusiasm and cutting-edge industry know-how to the workplace.

Lisa Janssen is the Community Services Manager for...

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Yesterday, March 19, the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team was successful in locating the vehicle. Tragically, both missing teens were located deceased. The conditions were difficult and the recovery operation took a significant amount of time to complete. The cooperation of the Dam authority, BC Hydro, helped the operation in lowering the water level. The BC Coroners Service has been notified and...

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

High school students from around the region starting their post-secondary journey close to home have the opportunity to benefit financially with a Selkirk College Entrance Scholarship.

At the start of each academic year, the Selkirk College Board of Governors presents 40 scholarships to high school students and those attending post-secondary for the first time. Each scholarship is worth...

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