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Rediscover the Columbia River. (Jim Bailey photo)

Destination BC urges residents to rediscover B.C.

Destination BC to stay home and do their part in flattening the curve of COVID-19 in B.C.

Rediscover the Columbia River. (Jim Bailey photo)
Tosh Sherkat bouldering in Pass Creek. Photo: Liam Barnes

Nelson climbers raise racism awareness with video

Tula and Tosh Sherkat and Rossland director Liam Barnes collaborated on the video

Tosh Sherkat bouldering in Pass Creek. Photo: Liam Barnes
Numerous groups call for Federal review of Teck Castle coal mine. Submitted photo.

Groups lobby for environmental assessment of Teck coal mine

“Castle would extract even more coal than has been mined at the original Fording River mine”

Numerous groups call for Federal review of Teck Castle coal mine. Submitted photo.
Columbia Basin Trust maps out temporary plan

Columbia Basin Trust maps out temporary plan

CBT to engage communities and businesses through online platform

Columbia Basin Trust maps out temporary plan
Interior Health making progress renewing surgeries

Interior Health making progress renewing surgeries

Dr. Doug Cochrane is chair of the Interior Health board.

Interior Health making progress renewing surgeries
Hoodoos near Fairmont Hot Springs. (Submitted photo)

Ktunaxa Nation Council shares Creation Story

This story is shared to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

Hoodoos near Fairmont Hot Springs. (Submitted photo)
Joli Mwinyi from Crawford Bay is a recipient of the 2020 Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship. Photo submitted

Columbia Basin Trust announces Neil Muth Scholarship recipients

The winners are from Rossland, Crawford Bay and Montrose

Joli Mwinyi from Crawford Bay is a recipient of the 2020 Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship. Photo submitted
Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall visits with Community Futures’ Paul Kelly and Che Leblanc of Rosebud Cannabis Farms, along with his staff, in Salmo. Photo submitted

Province launches online cannabis startup guide to licensing

The step-by-step process is meant to help prospective cannabis cultivators

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall visits with Community Futures’ Paul Kelly and Che Leblanc of Rosebud Cannabis Farms, along with his staff, in Salmo. Photo submitted
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Construction culture training goes virtual during COVID-19

BCCA’s Builders Code expands with Crew App and online training

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Pandemic exposes “culture of non-compliance”

Building Trades Council calls for public inquiry into construction site sanitation

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Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s

Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s

The online event goes May 31

Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s
Richard Carver, who died in 2009, was a lover of the arts in the Kootenays. An award in his name recognizes emerging writers. Photo submitted

West Kootenay writers nominations open for Carver Award

The annual award honours emerging talent

Richard Carver, who died in 2009, was a lover of the arts in the Kootenays. An award in his name recognizes emerging writers. Photo submitted
B.C. is facing a huge surgical backlog due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Artur Tumasjan on Unsplash)

Scale-up to tackle backlog, says BC Health Coalition

The BC Health Coalition advocates for the public healthcare system

B.C. is facing a huge surgical backlog due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Artur Tumasjan on Unsplash)
Bev LaPointe

Applications sought for Bev LaPointe memorial scholarship

The scholarship offers $2,000 for a female student to attend trades training.

Bev LaPointe
Mary Austin, CEO of Austin Innovation, is passionate about the cleantech field as well as raising the bar for women in business. Here she is representing the Lower Columbia Womens Business Club, which fosters business opportunity for women, at Community Futures annual THRIVE event. (Submitted photo)

New Cleantech Company launches in Trail

Austin Innovation to enhance networks through data systems, cleantech software, & hardware products

Mary Austin, CEO of Austin Innovation, is passionate about the cleantech field as well as raising the bar for women in business. Here she is representing the Lower Columbia Womens Business Club, which fosters business opportunity for women, at Community Futures annual THRIVE event. (Submitted photo)
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COVID-19 update from BC Transit

Rear door boarding and no collection of fares extended until May 31

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B.C. nonprofit offers free educational resources for teachers, parents

B.C. nonprofit offers free educational resources for teachers, parents

JABC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating youth in business and leadership.

B.C. nonprofit offers free educational resources for teachers, parents