A Kootenay outfitter says he doesn’t think the provincial government’s ban on grizzly bear trophy hunting will have much affect on local outfitting businesses.
The owner of Kimberley-based Sawtooth Outfitters says he won’t have any problem abiding by the government’s new requirement that the bears can only be hunted for food purposes.
You’re invited to Toadfest on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017between 4 and 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 30, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp.
This free, fun, family event, coordinated by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP), primarily raises awareness about the Western Toad, including its life cycle, habitat, and the challenges it faces.
The new Glade ferry has hit some stormy waters even before it’s put together.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay’s board of directors says it will allow the new ferry to be assembled in a park in the tiny Kootenay River community — after certain conditions are met.
But meeting those conditions may mean months of delay in the ferry’s final construction.
An offer is on the table to sell one of the region's largest private companies and employers later in the fall as Pacific Insight's board of directors and officers have agreed to sell to a multi-national corporation.
Jeevan Sihota of Victoria and Claire Lovan of Surrey lead the BC Juvenile Boy’s and Girl’s Golf Championships, respectively, following two rounds of play at Granite Pointe at Nelson.
Sihota maintained his dominance over the field following Thursday’s second round, firing a two-under-par 70 to lead the Boy’s Championship by seven shots over Matt Hopley of Kelowna.
Transient campers, impaired drivers as well as an increase in people consuming alcohol and drugs in the downtown core kept police busy during the past week said a Nelson Police Department media release Thursday.
BC Wildfire crews maybe seeing a bit of light at the end of this long fire season tunnel as firefighters appear to be making headway said the Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operation Centre in a media release Wednesday.
Richard Cannings, MP (South Okanagan-West Kootenay) is happy to announce that he will “Ride the Riding” for the second year in a row. Last year he decided to complete a bicycle trip through the riding, which gave him a unique chance to meet the people, businesses and industries that make up the riding.