Local News

It’s on: Nakusp by-election will be a race after two throw hat in ring

Businessman Reny Kitto and retiree Ken Miller will be on July 13 ballot

Rossland teen heartbroken after thieves poison his beehive

Mom says she can’t understand why someone would kill bees for no apparent reason

Sick staff cause Nakusp’s hospital to close Saturday night

Interior Health says it’s actively recruiting for new casual staff

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BC Hydro moving forward with Wildlife Enhancement Project

They have selected Burton Flats, south of Nakusp on the east side of the reservoir

  • Jun 7, 2019

Forecasters watching for June rain after West Kootenay’s driest May in 24 years

What happens in next few weeks has crucial impact on forest fire season

Small fires pop up around Kootenays

Fire danger is still low to moderate in most of the southeast Interior

Smoke from Alberta wildfires shrouds East Kootenay towns

Air quality health index rating for the Cranbrook area showing moderate risk to health

Storms spark small fires in West Kootenay

Two lightning-caused fires reported after storm front moves through area

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

Blockade continues to keep invasive mussels out of B.C. waters

Government staff will inspect and decontaminate your watercraft, if needed, free of charge

  • May 28, 2019

National Peony Show coming to Castlegar

The event will take place June 20-23.

Author to speak on ‘forgiveness’ to Slocan Valley audiences

Kogawa on tour as part of Convergence writer’s festival

  • May 25, 2019

By-election date set for Nakusp village council

Voters will be turning out to choose a replacement for Janis Neufeld

Company granted leave to appeal Lemon Creek charges

Executive Flight Centre won a decision in the BC Court of Appeal

Nakusp students get CPR, defibrillator training

Advanced Coronary Training program visits high school

  • May 16, 2019

Trail firefighters quash a string of suspicious brush fires

Seven brush fires started Friday night; Trail police investigating

It’s on: volunteers stand up to help Nakusp’s Canada Day

With more people come more events on the national holiday, says organizer

Nakusp Secondary honoured for strong sports program

BC Sports award recognizes school’s overall excellence in athletics

  • May 9, 2019

Nakusp Hospital reno work should be invisible to public, says admin

Work being done in way that facilities and services will remain unaffected

Woman found dead in Montrose

Police arrested an adult male at the scene