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Morrison was found after being missing more than a month. Submitted photo

Missing Slocan City man found dead

Douglas Morrison went missing in mid-January

Morrison was found after being missing more than a month. Submitted photo
Physician recruitment is going to be done on a region-wide basis now, thanks to a new hub model for attracting doctors. Flickr file photo

New approach to doctor recruitment in West Kootenay

Kootenay-Boundary a provincial leader in effectively attracting doctors to work here

Physician recruitment is going to be done on a region-wide basis now, thanks to a new hub model for attracting doctors. Flickr file photo
Fibre-optic cable will be installed up the Slocan Valley, starting in spring 2020. File photo

Permitting process delays Slocan fibre-optic line

Work may not be done until summer 2021, more than a year after initial completion date

Fibre-optic cable will be installed up the Slocan Valley, starting in spring 2020. File photo
The Womens’ Centre’s Ali Christie addresses the demonstrators at the Feb 14 Castlegar march for missing/murdered aboriginal women. Photo by John Boivin

Castlegar march ensures missing, murdered aboriginal women not forgotten

About 60 people took part in the Valentine’s day memorial

The Womens’ Centre’s Ali Christie addresses the demonstrators at the Feb 14 Castlegar march for missing/murdered aboriginal women. Photo by John Boivin
Felix Belczyk was invited to take part in the 90th anniversary celebrations of the Lauberhorn ski race in Wengen, Switzerland.                                 Photo submitted

Castlegar ski legend fêted in Switzerland

Felix Belczyk invited to 90th anniversary celebrations of international ski event

Felix Belczyk was invited to take part in the 90th anniversary celebrations of the Lauberhorn ski race in Wengen, Switzerland.                                 Photo submitted
An affordable housing project was approved for rezoning last week, but it still faces considerable hurdles — including public acceptance of the city’s role in the project.

Rossland affordable housing project clears zoning hurdle — but faces others

Dozens show up to ask questions of council, but found answers wanting

An affordable housing project was approved for rezoning last week, but it still faces considerable hurdles — including public acceptance of the city’s role in the project.
Nakusp to use New Denver playbook to attract doctors to town

Nakusp to use New Denver playbook to attract doctors to town

The village may soon be down to three doctors, half the full complement

Nakusp to use New Denver playbook to attract doctors to town
Tracks from the errant snowmobilers can be seen amongst the trees in the forest around Nakusp. Photo: BC Government
Tracks from the errant snowmobilers can be seen amongst the trees in the forest around Nakusp. Photo: BC Government
Michael Kooznetsoff recently won $100,000 playing Luxury Crossword XIII – a scratch and win card. Photo: BC Lottery

Slocan Park scratch ‘n win nets man $100,000

“I started shaking and almost dropped to my knees”

Michael Kooznetsoff recently won $100,000 playing Luxury Crossword XIII – a scratch and win card. Photo: BC Lottery
A photo from the automated snowpack weather station at Redfish Creek near Nelson. BC Govt photo

January precipitation deepens snowpack in B.C.’s mountains

Most of the province now has higher-than-normal snowpack levels

A photo from the automated snowpack weather station at Redfish Creek near Nelson. BC Govt photo
Besides many other activities, Rossland use may be able to express themselves with spray paint on a legal graffiti wall. File photo

Rossland youth tags a graffiti wall as a worthy project for council support

Keegan Taylor says a legal graffiti wall would give a place for local street artists to create public work

Besides many other activities, Rossland use may be able to express themselves with spray paint on a legal graffiti wall. File photo
About 50 people showed up for the hearing into the Emcon lot rezoning on Monday night. Photo by John Boivin

Rossland affordable housing project clears zoning hurdle — but faces others

Dozens show up to ask questions of council, but found answers wanting

About 50 people showed up for the hearing into the Emcon lot rezoning on Monday night. Photo by John Boivin
Seven Summits School wants to limit students’ access to cell phones during school hours. File photo

Rossland school ponders pulling plug on classroom cell phones

Seven Summits Centre for Learning talking to parents about limiting students’ access to phones

Seven Summits School wants to limit students’ access to cell phones during school hours. File photo
You have to submit completed nomination forms before you can run for office. File photo.

Want to run for Rossland council? Time to pick up your papers

Nomination forms are available, and must be filled out to run

You have to submit completed nomination forms before you can run for office. File photo.
Rossland’s Jackie Drysdale lauded for decades of heritage preservation

Rossland’s Jackie Drysdale lauded for decades of heritage preservation

Heritage BC recognizes Drysdale with lifetime achievement award

Rossland’s Jackie Drysdale lauded for decades of heritage preservation
Jackie Drysdale, then chair of the Rossland Heritage Commision (left), with Mayor Kathy Moore, Joanne Drystek of the Rossland Heritage Commission and Carol Albo, head of the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery Committee, during a 2017 ceremony at the historic Cavalry cemetery. Photo: Chelsea Novak

Rossland’s Jackie Drysdale lauded for decades of heritage preservation

Heritage BC recognizes Drysdale with lifetime achievement award

Jackie Drysdale, then chair of the Rossland Heritage Commision (left), with Mayor Kathy Moore, Joanne Drystek of the Rossland Heritage Commission and Carol Albo, head of the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery Committee, during a 2017 ceremony at the historic Cavalry cemetery. Photo: Chelsea Novak
Castlegar autism workshop helps parents cope with wait times

Castlegar autism workshop helps parents cope with wait times

Kootenay Family Place holding workshop Feb. 1

Castlegar autism workshop helps parents cope with wait times
Garry Camozzi was given permission to live in a trailer set up in the driveway of a local man.

Rossland council okays temp shelter for local man

Garry Camozzi can stay in the trailer until October 2020

Garry Camozzi was given permission to live in a trailer set up in the driveway of a local man.
West Kootenay snowpack nearing record levels

West Kootenay snowpack nearing record levels

High snowpack can mean a greater risk of flooding in spring, say forecasters

West Kootenay snowpack nearing record levels
Court loss won’t affect Rossland plastic bag ban: mayor

Court loss won’t affect Rossland plastic bag ban: mayor

Mayor says community is compliant, with enforceable law or not

Court loss won’t affect Rossland plastic bag ban: mayor