It was an election by the numbers as incumbent MP Alex Atamanenko retained his seat in the B.C. Southern Interior riding which includes Nelson and Castlegar.
Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard resort in Banff, Alberta, has donated $50,000 towards scholarships for students graduating from Selkirk Colleges Ski Resort Operations and Management program (SROAM). The contribution is the largest single donation in the SROAM programs 30-year history.
A meteor that has caused a stir in the Kootenay region and into the U.S. could have landed in the area of Kootenay Lake, east of Nelson.
The Cranbrook Daily Townsman reported the meteor was caught Saturday morning caught by a video camera located on the roof of the College of the Rockies.
By Michael Jessen
When you’re addicted to something, you’ll do anything to satisfy your need – and so will your drug supplier.
The financial piper will be paid by Trail’s Teck Metals Inc. for two chemical spills into local waterways the company was found at fault for in 2010.
Teck will pay $325,000 for depositing mercury into the Columbia River, and allowing a leachate to overflow into Stoney Creek.
By Malin Christensson
Where do you get local seeds or manure for your garden? Is there someone raising chicks for sale in the Slocan Valley? Who could you ask about how to keep honeybees?
Gasoline prices in parts of the West Kootenay continued their upward march Wednesday, rising 2.5 cents per litre, similar to what was happening across the province and the country.
The increase followed a 6.5-cents-per-litre jump the day before in some areas.
Money is always a concern for West Kootenay businesses.
A new survey is expected to examine whether enterprises and organizations in the West Kootenay are able to borrow or access the money they need to operate and grow their businesses and services.