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Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil by Ann Swanson Gross. A retrospective of Swanson Gross’ work will open at the Kootenay Gallery on Aug. 28. (Submitted photo)

Local artists featured in upcoming Kootenay Gallery showcases

On Aug. 28, the Kootenay Gallery will open two new exhibitions

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil by Ann Swanson Gross. A retrospective of Swanson Gross’ work will open at the Kootenay Gallery on Aug. 28. (Submitted photo)
Volunteers posted a private property for wildlife conservation sign on the acreage. (SILT photo)

Volunteers Clean Up Wildlife Habitat Near Grand Forks

SILT purchases grasslands near Grand Forks earlier this year

Volunteers posted a private property for wildlife conservation sign on the acreage. (SILT photo)
Matthew Brown packs produce as part of the Farms to Friends program. (Submitted photo)

Farms to Friends brings fresh local food to West Kootenay families

“It is a really fulfilling project for everyone,” says executive director Montana Burgess.

Matthew Brown packs produce as part of the Farms to Friends program. (Submitted photo)
Scene from the 2019 Climb for Alzheimer’s. (Submitted)

Trail invited to ‘Climb’

70,000-kilometre hiking challenge to support people living with dementia

Scene from the 2019 Climb for Alzheimer’s. (Submitted)
Rossland conservationist Eva Cameron is working on decommissioning the Cambridge Reservoir with the City of Trail. (Submitted photo)

Restoring Lower Columbia ecosystems, one wetland at a time

Cameron is also involved in the decommissioning Trail’s Cambridge Reservoir

Rossland conservationist Eva Cameron is working on decommissioning the Cambridge Reservoir with the City of Trail. (Submitted photo)
Brandy Rafuse holds a diploma in Criminal Justice Policing as well as certificates in Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills; Investigation and Enforcement Skills; Emergency Management; and Addiction Studies. (RDKB photo)

Kootenay Boundary bylaw officer hard at work

Rafuse carries out bylaw enforcement from Area A in the Kootenays to Big White in the Boundary

Brandy Rafuse holds a diploma in Criminal Justice Policing as well as certificates in Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills; Investigation and Enforcement Skills; Emergency Management; and Addiction Studies. (RDKB photo)
Pre-orders for sausages are limited and the sale closes on July 22, 2020. (Submitted photo)

Nelson Italian-Canadian Society serving up sausage fundraiser

The pick-up date is Aug. 9 from noon until 5 p.m. at the Nelson District Rod And Gun Club

Pre-orders for sausages are limited and the sale closes on July 22, 2020. (Submitted photo)
Kootenay angler’s program off to a great start

Kootenay angler’s program off to a great start

“I’d like to see the fishery come back to its glory,” says firsttime winner Dave Johnston.

Kootenay angler’s program off to a great start
Due to COVID-19 concerns Fort Shepherd visitors are asked to maintain physical distancing. (TLC photo)

Fort Shepherd Conservancy opens for limited use

Limited recreational use is permitted including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking.

Due to COVID-19 concerns Fort Shepherd visitors are asked to maintain physical distancing. (TLC photo)
Redstone Resort held it’s first annual Century 21 Kootenay homes Fathers Day Fundraiser last month. This year’s lucky charity was the J. L. Crowe Golf team. Pictured are Crowe Students Jakob Smith and Bella Fisher-Vockeroth accepting a check for $730. The event was a great success with Ricka Miller, Kolton “Boom Boom” Miller, Maureen Miller & Erika Miller taking first prize. We would like to thank everyone for donating and playing in the fun Father’s Day fundraiser.

Redstone Resort celebrates Fathers Day

Redstone helps out the J. L. Crowe golf team with Century 21 Kootenay Homes Fathers Day Fundraiser

Redstone Resort held it’s first annual Century 21 Kootenay homes Fathers Day Fundraiser last month. This year’s lucky charity was the J. L. Crowe Golf team. Pictured are Crowe Students Jakob Smith and Bella Fisher-Vockeroth accepting a check for $730. The event was a great success with Ricka Miller, Kolton “Boom Boom” Miller, Maureen Miller & Erika Miller taking first prize. We would like to thank everyone for donating and playing in the fun Father’s Day fundraiser.
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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