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Old company photo of the block plant crew - featuring from left, Florence Ferraro Nesmith (aunt), Tony Ferraro (grandfather), Eddie Ferraro Sr (father), unknown employees front left and middle, Elmo Ferraro (uncle). (Photo courtesy of Nick Ferraro)

Trail family celebrates 75 years of Korpack Cement Products

Tony, Eddie Sr., and Elmo Ferraro founded Korpack Cement Products in Trail in 1947

Old company photo of the block plant crew - featuring from left, Florence Ferraro Nesmith (aunt), Tony Ferraro (grandfather), Eddie Ferraro Sr (father), unknown employees front left and middle, Elmo Ferraro (uncle). (Photo courtesy of Nick Ferraro)
Rent sign via The Star

Rental scams have spiked 160% since 2021, sparking warning from the BBB

The Better Business Bureau of Mainland B.C. has released a warning for those looking to rent

Rent sign via The Star
Big In Japan Bar (Photo/ Randall Brodeur)

B.C. given a ‘B’ letter grade for liquor policies in bars, restaurants: report

According to the latest edition of the ‘Raise The Bar” report, B.C. finds success in policy changes

Big In Japan Bar (Photo/ Randall Brodeur)
The Enchanted Forest. (Facebook photo)

Top 10 things to do in the Kootenays for the summer

Variety of attractions, activities for visitors of all ages

The Enchanted Forest. (Facebook photo)
The Kispiox First Nation has reached an agreement with the province of B.C. to pursue commercial cannabis opportunities. (file photo)

B.C.’s Kispiox First Nation strikes deal for commercial cannabis operation

Northwest-based First Nation have entered a new agreement with the province

The Kispiox First Nation has reached an agreement with the province of B.C. to pursue commercial cannabis opportunities. (file photo)
Photo of British Columbia at the water courtesy of CIC News

54% of British Columbians believe Vancouver should bid for Winter Olympics, survey finds

B.C.’s bid is being led by a partnership between four First Nations and the city of Vancouver

Photo of British Columbia at the water courtesy of CIC News
Demo farm presented to the ministry of agriculture at the Fraser Valley Artisans Food Hub in April. Courtesy of QuantoTech website.

B.C. partners with 2 businesses to grow agriculture and food security

To improve agriculture and food security, B.C. is partnering with local technology businesses

Demo farm presented to the ministry of agriculture at the Fraser Valley Artisans Food Hub in April. Courtesy of QuantoTech website.
Picture of the Vancouver art gallery from 2014. (Kay Yamagishi/Flickr)

Sustainability and world class art to meet in new Vancouver Art Gallery building

Federal government kicks in $29 million to help fund ‘passive house’ arts centre in downtown Vancouver

Picture of the Vancouver art gallery from 2014. (Kay Yamagishi/Flickr)
Drummers celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. Courtesy of the CDD website.

They got the beat: Canada Day Drumming event aims to pound out world record

Event hoping to unite people through percussion, break own record for simultaneous online drum roll

Drummers celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. Courtesy of the CDD website.
David Eby, B.C. Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Affordable housing and dementia care facility opens in Vanderhoof

An unprecedented affordable housing development through the province of B.C. is now open in Vanderhoof

David Eby, B.C. Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Photo Description: The CLS located at the University of Saskatchewan. Courtesy: Frank Chen/Asia Times

B.C. researchers using lights brighter than the sun to curb hip implant failures

UBC-led team has discovered chemical particles corroding the body as it fights the new joint

Photo Description: The CLS located at the University of Saskatchewan. Courtesy: Frank Chen/Asia Times
Professor of health sciences at Simon Fraser University, Scott Lear. Photo courtesy SFU

B.C. study finds that if you want to live longer, get out of your chair

SFU study advances the argument that prolonged sitting is detrimental to your health

Professor of health sciences at Simon Fraser University, Scott Lear. Photo courtesy SFU
(Photo Description: Picture of the cloud inversion on Mount Proctor in Fernie. Photo Courtesy by Scott Tibballs)

PHOTOS: Cloud inversion spotted in the skies above Fernie

Cloud inversions are a natural phenomena that can be quite the view with the right circumstances.

(Photo Description: Picture of the cloud inversion on Mount Proctor in Fernie. Photo Courtesy by Scott Tibballs)
RCMP-GRC crest

68% of British Columbians don’t think reporting hate crimes would make a difference: survey

Amidst a rise of hate crimes, the human rights office of B.C. intends to implement new strategies

RCMP-GRC crest
Cover of "When Trains Ruled the Kootenays." courtesy Terry Gainer

Author explores the glory days of Nelson rail in his latest work

When Trains Ruled the Kootenays to be launched June 22 at the Touchstone Museum of Arts and History

Cover of "When Trains Ruled the Kootenays." courtesy Terry Gainer