FortisBC announced Monday at the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Convention in Vancouver that W.E. Graham Community Services in Slocan has been awarded funds as part of the 2017 Community Giving Program.
The BC Government is inviting British Columbians to share their views about how the Province can keep young people, neighbourhoods and roads safe after Canada legalizes non-medical cannabis next year.
“It’s been a very long haul,” said Slocan Valley Seniors’ Housing Society president Rita Moir, “but we are really pleased to announce final funding has been approved for affordable seniors’ rental housing in the Village of Slocan.”
Some residents of Shoreacres say they’re fed up with people hunting illegally close to their properties.
Brian Kirkham and Dave Jennings came to the board meeting of the Regional District of the Central Kootenays on Thursday to ask them to do something about it.
Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, campfires will once again be allowed throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, Southeast Fire Centre and Cariboo Fire Centre.
A return to more seasonal weather conditions and recent precipitation has reduced the wildfire risk in these areas.
RCMP are advising the public the suspect involved in the fatal collision that claimed the life of a 35-year-old mother of four on Highway 3 near the Hope Slide has been arrested.
The suspect is allegedly involved as well in the early-morning jewelry store robbery in Nelson, is now in police custody.
The headlines should have read “B.C.'s Wild West reputation laid to rest.”
Credit union customers in the south-east interior might soon have access to more services and more convenient banking if a proposed merger goes ahead.
Seven local credit unions in the Columbia Valley, Boundary and Kootenays are in talks to merge into one large regional banking institution.
The credit unions announced on Thursday they’ve been in talks since last fall.
British Columbians are facing a crucial test in the coming weeks – reaching an opinion on the planned Site C dam.
Currently estimated to cost $8.8 billion, the hydroelectric dam on the Peace River is the single most expensive public infrastructure project ever proposed in B.C. history.
The Chahko Mika Mall in Nelson was evacuated Thursday morning due to a bomb scare Nelson Police Department Chief Paul Burkart told The Nelson Daily.
Burkart said the call was received at NPD dispatch shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday from the store manager of the WalMart Store that a bomb scare had been received.