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Sara Edge and Daniel Martin with their dog Pippa  in their Nanaimo store Hoxton Home.  Don Denton photo.

Hoxton Home is where the heart is

New business part of Nanaimo’s pulsing OCQ neighbourhood

  • Sep 23, 2022
Sara Edge and Daniel Martin with their dog Pippa  in their Nanaimo store Hoxton Home.  Don Denton photo.
La Nina shelter is located in downtown Trail. The one-year (temporary) use permit for up to 18 beds expires Sept. 30. Photo: File

‘Save our Shelter,’ implores Trail advocacy team

Permit expires on Sept. 30

  • Sep 22, 2022
La Nina shelter is located in downtown Trail. The one-year (temporary) use permit for up to 18 beds expires Sept. 30. Photo: File
Seven Summits Centre for Learning celebrates its 10th year in 2022-23, starting off with a back to school camping trip, the best way to ensure the growth of a positive school culture. (Tara Hauck photo)

Seven Summits: Creating a school culture

Back to school camping trip is best way to welcome students to Rossland learning centre

  • Sep 22, 2022
Seven Summits Centre for Learning celebrates its 10th year in 2022-23, starting off with a back to school camping trip, the best way to ensure the growth of a positive school culture. (Tara Hauck photo)
Karat Chocolate and Pastry Boutique in Kelowna. Lia Crowe photography

Serve it sweet

Karat Chocolate + Pastry Boutique

  • Sep 21, 2022
Karat Chocolate and Pastry Boutique in Kelowna. Lia Crowe photography
The derailed CP engine in Revelstoke. The incident occurred at approximately 12 p.m. on a segment of track adjacent to Victoria Rd. (Zachary Delaney/Revelstoke Review)

Train derailment in downtown Revelstoke, CP investigation to be launched

The incident occurred at approximately 12 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 21)

  • Sep 21, 2022
The derailed CP engine in Revelstoke. The incident occurred at approximately 12 p.m. on a segment of track adjacent to Victoria Rd. (Zachary Delaney/Revelstoke Review)
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Estimated 29,000 lethal fentanyl doses taken off Okanagan streets

CFSEU-BC completed the initiative in partnership with RCMP detachments throughout the Okanagan

  • Sep 21, 2022
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Bonny Glambeck and Dan Lewis of Clayoquot Action collect fish farm samples. (Photo credit: Jérémy Mathieu / Clayoquot Action)

Ottawa is scaling back its promise to phase out open net-pen salmon farms, critics say

3 expansions approved since phase-out promise made

  • Sep 19, 2022
Bonny Glambeck and Dan Lewis of Clayoquot Action collect fish farm samples. (Photo credit: Jérémy Mathieu / Clayoquot Action)
The redesigned Honda HR-V is based on the Civic platform, which means it’s bigger and more powerful than before. PHOTO: DELOREAN MOTOR COMPANY

The Auto Sleuth: Honda’s updated HR-V, 2024 Blazer goes electric, and more

Honda’s updated HR-V small utility vehicle is bigger and stronger After an…

  • Sep 17, 2022
The redesigned Honda HR-V is based on the Civic platform, which means it’s bigger and more powerful than before. PHOTO: DELOREAN MOTOR COMPANY
A customer picks up fresh corn and other garden varieties from Sharon St. Onge, owner of Super C’s Farm in Grand Forks. Photo: Submitted

Fruitvale Farmers Market plants new program

Connecting Local Growers to Community With BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupons

  • Sep 15, 2022
A customer picks up fresh corn and other garden varieties from Sharon St. Onge, owner of Super C’s Farm in Grand Forks. Photo: Submitted
Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre addresses the Conservative caucus for the first time as leader during a meeting in Ottawa on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Conservative leader tells followers to ‘go around’ the media

Pierre Poilievre asking for donations after facing heckling journalist

  • Sep 14, 2022
Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre addresses the Conservative caucus for the first time as leader during a meeting in Ottawa on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Heather nightingale - Lia Crowe photograph

Life style etc

Heather Nightingale, makeup artist & educator

  • Sep 14, 2022
Heather nightingale - Lia Crowe photograph
The Seven Summits Poker Ride attracted 64 cyclists, a few from as far away as California and Great Britain. Photos: Submitted

Seven Summits Poker Ride draws local and international competitors

“The community vibe was high,” according to local rider and volunteer, Sparky Steeves …

  • Sep 13, 2022
The Seven Summits Poker Ride attracted 64 cyclists, a few from as far away as California and Great Britain. Photos: Submitted
On October 2 at 2 p.m., there will be a fundraising concert at the Trail United Church with admission by donation. Photo: Times file

Operation Afghan Safety reaches the Kootenays

WKFOR will be raising funds to support this family for a year

  • Sep 13, 2022
On October 2 at 2 p.m., there will be a fundraising concert at the Trail United Church with admission by donation. Photo: Times file
Local hospice volunteers Jim (left) and Doug. Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail hospice needs a hand this fall

Not all volunteering roles require training

  • Sep 13, 2022
Local hospice volunteers Jim (left) and Doug. Photo: Submitted
All Outback models get the 260-horsepower turbocharged 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine and continuously variable transmission. PHOTO: SUBARU

2022 Outback Wilderness: Tricked-out Subaru takes direct aim at growing outdoorsy market

There likely isn’t an automaker that’s better positioned than Subaru to confront…

  • Sep 12, 2022
All Outback models get the 260-horsepower turbocharged 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine and continuously variable transmission. PHOTO: SUBARU
Ancient Forest Alliance campaigner and photographer TJ Watt stands next to a giant Sitka spruce in the Mossome Grove near Port Renfrew. (TJ Watt photo)

B.C. failing to meet promised benchmarks to transform old-growth logging

Province promised to follow through on 14 recommendations 2 years ago

  • Sep 12, 2022
Ancient Forest Alliance campaigner and photographer TJ Watt stands next to a giant Sitka spruce in the Mossome Grove near Port Renfrew. (TJ Watt photo)
Water flows along the All-American Canal Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, near Winterhaven, Calif. In November 1922, seven land-owning white men brokered a deal to allocate water from the Colorado River, which winds through the West and ends in Mexico. During the past two decades, pressure has intensified on the river as the driest 22-year stretch in the past 1,200 years has gripped the southwestern U.S. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

100 years after compact, Colorado River nearing crisis point

‘The law of the river is not suited to what the river has become’

  • Sep 12, 2022
Water flows along the All-American Canal Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, near Winterhaven, Calif. In November 1922, seven land-owning white men brokered a deal to allocate water from the Colorado River, which winds through the West and ends in Mexico. During the past two decades, pressure has intensified on the river as the driest 22-year stretch in the past 1,200 years has gripped the southwestern U.S. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)

55+ BC Games playing out in Greater Victoria for the first time

Free games will run across the Capital Region from Sept. 13-17

  • Sep 12, 2022
Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)

Mary Kenniday Marr “Marie” Lloyd

March 4, 1931 - September 11, 2022In loving memory ~ Marie passed…

  • Sep 11, 2022
Crews install fibre optic cable using a directional drill on the rail trail this summer. Photo: Submitted

Columbia Basin Trust adds 125 km to broadband network

High-speed backbone expanded in the Slocan Valley and beyond

  • Sep 10, 2022
Crews install fibre optic cable using a directional drill on the rail trail this summer. Photo: Submitted