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Castlegar Mayor, area residents react to referendum defeat

Chernoff says proponents did “all they could” to push for project’s approval

Area I rejects recreation complex expansion proposal: referendum defeated

Enhancement plan wins overall vote, but was lost in one polling station

B.C. man wins job he was denied after saying he had depression

Transport Canada has been order to give Chris Hughes a high-level job and nearly $500,000

Gun, drugs and cash seized in arrest of alleged B.C. fentanyl dealer

Vancouver Island man Brent Connors is facing nine charges in relation to investigation

Head of ‘Yes’ campaign says RDCK money used properly in referendum

Elections BC has no problems with third parties doing educational and promotional work in a campaign

Controversy at RDCK over funding for Castlegar vote

Education group that got $10,000 is really an advocacy group

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Moms Stop the Harm call for decriminalization of illicit drugs
Chief justice calls high Indigenous prison rate 'unacceptable'
Summer solstice celebrations around the world
Humboldt survivors reunite ahead of NHL Awards

Castlegar woman seeks return of painting she gave away

$800 original donated to an ‘Under a Penny’ thrift store

Port of Prince Rupert names Shaun Stevenson as new CEO

Stevenson has worked for the port for 21 years as vice president of trade development

Rossland abandons water metering; to return to flat rate

Council balks at high cost to upgrade meter service

Unregulated private land logging continues near Nelson at Cottonwood Lake

Sunshine Logging of Kaslo is cutting on private land in the area of Giveout Creek Road

Aboriginal Day in Trail

Passion, pride and culture were on brilliant display at Gyro Park on Sunday

  • Jun 18th, 2018

First meeting of Columbia River Treaty talks went well, minister says

Two-day meeting in U.S. capital in May set out values and goals

Signs needed to draw in Silver City sightseers

Council is working on a plan to give tourists a heads up on new attractions like the Trail museum

Tenacious Rossland seniors save historic building

Work began last week on restoring the brick facade to the old BCTel building

Wyatt Earp’s Rossland connection, revealed by local history buff… maybe

Buried bridges, century-old cannabis edibles part of city’s secret history

Motion Notion to be held in Merritt, not Golden

Complications with the location has forced the festival to move

Updated: “Crowe as safe today as it was yesterday.”

School District 20 addresses concerns following a student posting photo with a fake gun

Columbia Basin farmers’ market program given $100,000 boost

Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program gets $100,000 boost from Columbia Basin Trust

  • Jun 11th, 2018

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Kootenays outperform B.C. regions in job growth

Retail and hospitality jobs boosted 2017 Kootenay employment numbers ahead of other B.C. regions