Will Johnson

Housing shortage hampers local manufacturers

Report outlines challenges for growing local industry

B.C. couple ‘shaken but unharmed’ following Vegas mass shooting

More than 50 people were killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history

Province-wide manhunt launched following Nelson burglary

Suspect got away with $30,000 worth of merchandise before crashing stolen car

Lower Kootenay Band pledges support for Ymir watershed

First Nations group opposes BCTS plan to log in ktunaxa ?amakā€™is territory

RDCK faces Glade ferry construction controversy

Glade residents are deeply split over plans to construct a ferry in their park

UPDATE: Emergency personnel disagree with decision to re-open Shambhala

Organizers have told people they can stay

Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

VIDEO: Meet the Taghum Moai Man

Nelson chainsaw carver Ken Muth created monolithic visage

Search for Nelson teacher suspended

No trace has been found of Alvin Dunic, missing since last Monday

Making a path for Columbia salmon

First Nations groups dream of creating safe passage for fish

Will salmon ever come back to the Columbia?

For decades now salmon have been barred from their traditional Columbia River spawning grounds

Three voices of Kootenay adoption

In honour of National Adoption Month Black Press interviewed three West Kootenay residents whose lives have been touched by adoption.

  • Nov 23, 2015

Thunder-like boom in West Kootenay prompts speculation

Rumbling sound was heard in Salmo, Trail, Rossland, Castlegar, Nelson and other communities.

  • Jun 8, 2015

Film series chronicles lives of Kootenay characters

Filmmaker Amy Bohigian introduces 9-part Knowledge Network series Dreamers & Dissidents, will screen at the Civic Theatre on May 28.

  • May 6, 2015

KIJHL: Nitehawks wing to victory in Game 3

Nelson Leafs coach Dave McLellan blames result on penalty issues; Nitehawks score 5 goals in third period for 5-2 final score

  • Feb 23, 2015

Becoming Hedwig

Nelson cultural ambassador Bessie Wapp is getting into character for three-city tour of Nelson, Cranbrook, Trail.

  • Jan 21, 2015

MLA Shane Simpson tours Kootenays

NDP economic development critic visits Nelson, Trail, Castlegar and Cranbrook.

  • Jan 20, 2015

Who tells the story when you kill the storyteller?

Author resurrects Kootenay labour activist in new short story collection.