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Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend

Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement Thursday afternoon.

Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend
Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy visits a daycare. (B.C. government)

B.C. Minister reflects on Child Care Month

Minister Katrine Conroy is MLA for Kootenay West

  • May 28, 2020
Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy visits a daycare. (B.C. government)
Photo from Destination Castlegar Official Visitor Guide 2019

Explore these Castlegar-area dams

11 dams are located within a 55-kilometre drive

  • May 1, 2020
Photo from Destination Castlegar Official Visitor Guide 2019
Why Rossland was made for summer

Why Rossland was made for summer

Biking, hiking, heritage explorations and more – it’s all here!

Why Rossland was made for summer
The ski lift up Grey Mountain at RED Mountain Resort. (Photo: Guy Bertrand)

This Red Mountain is pure gold for serious skiers

Red Mountain resort is famous for its light, dry powder

The ski lift up Grey Mountain at RED Mountain Resort. (Photo: Guy Bertrand)
Discover Rossland, BC

Discover Rossland, BC

Explore this playground for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers

  • Apr 29, 2020
Discover Rossland, BC
FortisBC operates several dams on the Kootenay River. File photos

West Kootenay drivers asked to stop blocking FortisBC access roads

People looking for ways to access shorelines may be putting public safety at risk.

FortisBC operates several dams on the Kootenay River. File photos
(Photo by Thabang Mokoena on Unsplash)

Kootenay Savings donates $50,000 to local food banks

” … it is our responsibility to step-up … to ensure all our communities continue to thrive.”

(Photo by Thabang Mokoena on Unsplash)
Laurel Conley (left) of Nelson and Veronica Holman from the East Shore are stuck in Peru in the midst of the pandemic. They went to learn about the culture and language of the Indigenous people. “The Amazon is an incredible place full of knowledge and biodiversity,” Conley says. “We have many beloved friends here.” Photo submitted

UPDATE: West Kootenay residents stranded in Peru seek a way home

Two West Kootenay residents are being evacuated by the federal government, others are still waiting

Laurel Conley (left) of Nelson and Veronica Holman from the East Shore are stuck in Peru in the midst of the pandemic. They went to learn about the culture and language of the Indigenous people. “The Amazon is an incredible place full of knowledge and biodiversity,” Conley says. “We have many beloved friends here.” Photo submitted