Community

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

Strong interest in backcountry safety seminar at Red Resort

Most calls to search and rescue are about skiers lost in the backcountry and out-of-bounds on ski hills

  • Feb 11, 2020

PLACE NAMES: Nelson neighbourhoods, Part 5

Nelson city limits expanded 10 times after incorporation

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British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Self-isolated Aldergrove grandpa finds way to surprise grandson on 3rd birthday
How much to spend on a baby shower gift
Does your dog hate wearing a Halloween costume?

West Kootenay Camera Club’s 30th Photo Show brings changes

Categories are wildlife, landscape, flowers, human interest, creative images, architecture, urban…

  • Feb 8, 2020

PLACE NAMES: Kootenay(s)

How the Kootenay became the Kootenays is complicated and often confusing

RED, Whitewater bring skiers together in season of love

‘Skied-Dating’ gives lonely skiers a chance to get out of the singles’ lane

  • Feb 5, 2020

Found toddler’s headstone stolen from Penticton funeral home

The headstone is a sample product that belongs to a local funeral home.

Rossland’s Jackie Drysdale lauded for decades of heritage preservation

Heritage BC recognizes Drysdale with lifetime achievement award

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Farms in BC

BC farmer shares reasons to love local!

  • Feb 3, 2020

Legion thanks RCMP with free memberships

BC/Yukon Command celebrates 100 years of RCMP service

B.C. man invents tree-planting alarm clock

If you wake up on time, you earn virtual seeds

Rossland Skating Club invites the community to Year End Show

Rossland Skating Club competed in the East Kootenay Invitational Skating Competition last week

  • Jan 24, 2020

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

On the job hunt with Nelson’s Make A Change Canada

The employment charity is organizing next week’s Kootenay Patricks, Montreal Canadiens game

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Snow Hosts available to help you explore the Rossland Range

Club wants to encourage people to use and explore the area

Okanagan city goes bananas for truck spotted with fake gorilla in back

This giant gorilla has been spotted gallivanting around town

17 surrendered husky puppies available for adoption from Okanagan BC SPCA

The puppies were surrendered to the BC SPCA on Christmas Eve

Kootenay man recalls living through Haiti earthquake as a teenager

Owen Spears’ book about the 2010 disaster is available on Amazon