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By City of Castlegar on Tuesday Jun 22 2021
City of Castlegar’s Mayor and Council invite everyone in the community to celebrate Canada Day with an eye to the sky to watch an amazing firework display that with happen on Thursday, July 1 at dusk, rain or shine

The show is presented by the Castlegar Festival Society which normally provides fireworks as part of annual Sunfest celebrations.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

In media release, Community Futures Central Kootenay said it is pleased to welcome Karen Kornelsen to the role of Slocan Valley Small Business Support Advisor.

This one-year position will see Kornelsen working with the Slocan Valley Economic Development Partnership to implement its business retention and expansion program, alongside Economic Development Coordinator, Ron LeBlanc.

By Trail Champion on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

A massive fire in Waneta Industrial park yesterday completely levelled a recycling facility and kept 39 firefighters busy throughout the night.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

The magnificent bronze Dove Spirit, by renowned artist David Turner, is looking to make a permanent move to a new home at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre, and we need your help to make this happen!

By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

With temperatures across our region soaring this week — Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures in the high 30s into the weekend — Interior Health reminds everyone that too much heat can be harmful to your health.

"Excessive heat exposure can lead to weakness, disorientation and exhaustion," the Interior Health media release said.

By Bob Hall on Monday Jun 21 2021

Using the simple power of pedal, Selkirk College President Angus Graeme is connecting communities across the region and around the world.

By City of Trail on Monday Jun 21 2021

Kim Kostiuk, a patient from Cranbrook who had an appointment at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH), was transported to the Trail Regional Airport (YZZ) on Friday, June 17, 2021 through Angel Flight East Kootenay and returned to Cranbrook the same day.  Care Air, the West Kootenay Angel Flight service, arranged for Kim’s ground transportation to and from KBRH by AM Ford.

By Wildsight on Monday Jun 21 2021

Deep in the heart of BC’s Inland Temperate Rainforest (ITR), chainsaws are cutting irreplaceable and globally unique stands of ancient cedar-hemlock forests. The trees, which are hundreds and hundreds of years old and many one to two metres in diameter, are being  auctioned off and logged by BC’s own provincial timber agency, BC Timber Sales (BCTS).

By Contributor on Monday Jun 21 2021

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