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January 2018
By RCAC on Tuesday Jan 16 2018

Don’t let January get you down!  Come to Joe Hill Coffee House, enjoy an evening of talented performers from around the Kootenays, and go home happy.  Our January 21 show features:

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 16 2018

Another storm has missed the Boundary, West Kootenay Region as Environment Canada has ended its Freezing Rain Alert issued Tuesday.

However, motorists driving in the higher elevations of Highway 3, including the Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass, should be aware of the chance of snow or freezing rain.

By Bob Hall on Monday Jan 15 2018

The challenges post-secondary students face as they work toward a desired education are varied and relative. Some hurdles are greater than others, but those who embark on a journey at Selkirk College have the option of seeking financial relief through bursaries that help ease the strain.

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jan 15 2018

It makes me very sad to be having to write this again, and that we once more find ourselves coping with a horrific couple of months in our region – motor vehicle fatalities and injuries, fires, unexpected deaths, community icons lost.

By Bob Hall on Monday Jan 15 2018

The Trinity Western University Spartans accomplished what very few visiting British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) teams manage on a visit to the West Kootenay — a weekend sweep of the Selkirk College Saints.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 14 2018

Brock Palmer of Kimberley scored twice to pace the Kootenay Conference to a 7-3 victory over Okanagan Shuswap Conference at the KIJHL Prospects Game Saturday in Kelowna.

Palmer scored twice in the third to power the Kootenay Conference to the victory.

By Rossland Telegraph on Sunday Jan 14 2018

Adrian Barnes, 1963 -- 2018

Adrian Barnes was born in Blackpool, England, on April 7, 1963 and died of an aggressive brain tumour on Friday, January 5, at Gibsons, BC, with his family by his side. These two dates bracket a life intensely lived.

By The Fraser Institute on Sunday Jan 14 2018

More than 90 per cent of Canadian families with children will pay higher taxes once the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) tax increases are fully implemented, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

The first of seven increases to the CPP tax, which all workers must pay, will start this time next year.

By Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Jan 14 2018

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority, has ended the Air Quality Advisory issued on January 13 for Grand Forks due to the high concentrations of fine particulates.

Changing weather conditions are expected to further improve air quality over the next few days.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 12 2018

Nakusp Mayor Karen Hamling said she is "absolutely ecstatic" after the BC government announced Friday $2.1 million in upgrades to the acute and emergency department spaces at the local hospital.