British Columbia’s Blue Box Battle

B.C. business owner lays out his issues with Province's MMBC recycling plan; calls it a 'cash and power grab'

Edith Nee’s family, friends appealing for kidney donor

Nee, former chair of the B.C. Press Council, was diagnosed with kidney failure two years ago.

Cops for Kids lends a helping iPad

Kendra Kalyn and Joseph Nevoral both received new iPad Airs on behalf of the RCMP Cops For Kids Charitable Foundation.

Nakusp Atoms having a smashing season

The Atoms have had a fun year so far hosting and travelling around to the other West Kootenay teams in there division.

Senior Novices rock rinks locally and out of town

Senior Novice has had a great year as they have had enough kids to play games; we were able to bring up two Initiation kids.

Expanded conservation corridor helps at-risk grizzlies find new mates

Looking for love in southeastern British Columbia: a new wildlife corridor could allow Selkirk and Purcell bears to hook up.

Burton Community Learning Center wins with fun winter activities

At the Burton gym, there are a number of drop-in sports you can take part in.

Brrrton bears take the icy Jan. 1 plunge

About 30 bundled-up onlookers watched 12 of their neighbours strip down to bathing suits and go jump in the lake.

WKTA starts the regional branding conversation

What do the Slocan, Arrow Lakes and North Kootenay Lake Valleys have in common? How can we work to promote the region?

Kootenay competition had constellation of stars from Nakusp

The Nakusp Figure Skating Club had four StarSkaters attend the East Kootenay Competition in Kimberley held Nov. 29 -30.

Library looks back, brings history to future

The Staff, volunteers and members of the Board of Directors would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season.

Nakusp to host second Falcon Cup Tournament

For a second year Nakusp will get to have some fun while supporting a good cause with the Nakusp Falcon’s Cup.

Mo’tain men raise hair and funds during Movember

You may remember recently reading about Nakusp’s very own Movember team, the Mo’tain men.

Snowmobile safety videos available online

In the high-octane world of mountain snowmobiling, it takes a lot to get the attention of riders.

Articulate Elaine Lindsay wins Toastmasters award

Elaine Lindsay received the Competent Communicator’s Award from Toastmasters International on Nov. 26.

Konanz withdraws Conservative nomination

Helena Konanz has withdrawn from the race just two weeks after announcing she would be seeking the Conservative nomination.

Conservative nominee throws hat in SOWK ring

Helena Konanz announced today that she would seek the nomination for the Conservative Party of Canada for South Okanagan West Kootenay.

Rotary retreat step toward acceptance

The Remembrance Day retreat for our Rotary Youth Exchange Students in my mind brings home the reason for Rotary.

Trees sprout books at library this holiday season

At Nakusp Public Library we’re hoping that, with help, our Christmas tree will grow our book collection.

Rotary exchange students flood into town for Remembrance Day

Twenty-two exchange students came to Nakusp from all over Rotary District 5080 for the Remembrance Day weekend.