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Recent News

Please be advised that the final lift of paving has been tentatively scheduled for this coming Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting). This means single lane alternating traffic for the entire weekend and MAJOR delays.

The Castlegar Fire Department had a busy afternoon yesterday (Tuesday), according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said they received a call regarding a gas leak at a construction site on Arrow Lakes Drive at just after 1 p.m.

Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace and the Nelson Police Department’s Restorative Justice Program will welcome author and advocate Shannon Moroney to the West Kootenay in late-November to discuss her personal story of violence, grief and ultimately forgiveness.

Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect who robbed a Trail liquor store at gunpoint Friday evening, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Regional News

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary board of directors re-elected Electoral Area D/Rural Grand Forks Director Roly Russell as board chair and Electoral Area C/Christina Lake Director Grace McGregor as vice-chair at the November 14 board meeting a media release said.

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has received some good news regarding the aftermath of floods in the region last spring after BC Premier John Horgan gave written assurance from that the Province of BC is committed to flood recovery in the Boundary.

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) and the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) recently announced the renewal of their partnership to support wildlife habitat projects in BC.

To meet shared conservation objectives, FESBC has committed $3 million toward conservation projects to be awarded and administered by HCTF.

“Strengthening our partnership with HCTF...