Local News

SD 10 students set to return to school next week

Representatives from each school will reach out to parents before June 1 about back to school plans

Restorative pole project underway in Edgewood

The pole was made almost 50 years ago to pay respect to local First Nations

West Kootenay jogger barely escapes bruin attack

Man spends two hours up in tree, bear not located

  • May 27, 2020

Young farmers find a home through land-matching program

Young Agrarians links would-be farmers with landowners who have land to spare

Trial date set in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Constable Jason Tait has elected a jury trial.

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Bear vs rabbit caught on camera near Whistler
Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name
New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
Canada needs Parliament fully functional in pandemic crisis, Scheer says

RDCK recycling depots to join RecycleBC program

Some depots open, others close, and different materials will be accepted

  • May 26, 2020

West Kootenay SAR crews rescue injured mountain biker near Rossland

Crews were called in to help after the biker seriously injured himself at around noon Saturday

Suspected fentanyl and cocaine seized during RCMP search in Castlegar

Two men were taken into police custody during the search warrant

Truck thief runs out of gas, Nakusp man facing charges

Pickup stolen from Coldstream, found not far away

Construction for New Denver child care centre on time and on budget

The child care centre is set to open on September 8 at Lucerne Elementary School

Creston flour mills overwhelmed by COVID-19 demand

Flour shortage highlights region’s grain insecurity

Former Grand Forks fire chief suing city for wrongful dismissal

Dale Heriot was fired in July 2019 after his department was investigated for safety, bullying issues

BC bats don’t spread COVID-19 says Kootenay Bat Project

Misinformation can lead to problems for bats, project says

‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: A Nelson author on sexism in military school

Kate Armstrong’s debut book The Stone Frigate has been shortlisted for a national writing award

Rare Green-tailed Towhee spotted in Nakusp

There have only been 13 recorded sightings of the bird in the province

Village of Nakusp council approves new bylaw enforcement system

Council adopted a bylaw to implement the system on May 11

Selkirk College raises over $93,000 for COVID-19 Student Relief Campaign

The amount is more than $33,000 over the initial fundraising goal set by the college