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Columbia Basin Trust’s Basin business advisors now offers a full-time Agriculture Specialist

Farms and agricultural producers can now get specialized business advice.

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Interior Health facilities score high in housekeeping audits

Housekeeping audits for health facilities in the region show most are above the auditor’s benchmark.

Critical Condition: A special report

‘People are dying from treatable medical conditions’

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

Fun stunt highlights serious concern for rural B.C. towns

FortisBC explains rate change proposal

FortisBC met with customers in Castlegar to explain their new time-of-use rate proposal.

Discussion centres on the future of English Grade 8 at RSS

Parents met with the principal to discuss the future of English Grade 8 at Rossland Summit School.

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Rossland St. Andrew’s United Church planning for restoration

Rossland’s United Church has received a CBT grant to support a restoration of the Red Roof Church.

RCMP urge drivers to be more cautious

The top causes of accidents in the West Kootenay are distracted driving, impaired driving and speed.

Winlaw man dead after collision near Slocan Park

Nelson RCMP are asking for witnesses after Sunday incident

MOTI, Emcon provide context in highway maintenance debate

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure refuted claims at a city council meeting.

Unclear how deal between Airbnb and B.C. will impact Rossland

It’s not clear how the province’s decision will impact the Rossland’s short-term rentals regulations.

Quick action by Trail native saves a father’s life

“For those of you that haven’t taken a CPR course, maybe it’s time,” says Bruce Moffat.

Destination BC’s Highway 3 destination development strategy set to debut

The final draft of a destination development strategy for the Highway 3 corridor is ready.

42 per cent of Rossland snow-clearing budget spent in January

The manager of public works said the city spent $173,000 of its $414,183 budget in January

Rossland city council sorts things out with museum

The Rossland Museum Discovery Centre has been growing its funding sources.

Man, who promised millions to Kimberley hockey team, admits to fraud in unrelated case

Mike Gould pledged to donate $7.5 million last fall, but the team has yet to receive any cash

The pieces of Darwin Greyeyes

A local artist went missing last year. This is what he left behind

Behind the photo of the elk on a snow-covered roof

The bull elk spotted on a rooftop was able to get up there by using snow to climb onto the carport.

Major hurdle cleared for Cannings’ infrastructure bill

Cannings’ bill to push wood infrastructure got oak-ay from commons, headed fir committee study

Avalanche warning issued across Southern Interior

Danger rating is high across mountainous ranges in the Kootenays, Cariboo.