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by Trail Champion on Monday Jul 23 2018

A two-vehicle incident on Hwy 3B near Rock Island (near Glenmerry) this morning sent one person to hospital with minor injuries, according to Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue Cpt. Grant Tyson.

“A pick-up truck rear-ended a tractor-trailor unit and flipped over,” Tyson said, adding Trail Station 374, BCAS and RCMP responded.

by City of Trail on Monday Jul 23 2018

The City of Trail is pleased to announce the Trail SK8 Park Project officially broke ground today at Gyro Park.

by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Jul 22 2018

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 20 2018

The first major wildfire concerns in BC are happening now in the Central Okanagan after a recent lightning storm started some major fires around Peachland, Summerland and Kelowna.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 19 2018

Peter Vogelaar of Winlaw recently captured the top prize at the Parksville International sand sculpture contest on Vancouver Island.

The Kootenay School of Arts grad created a sand sculpture of former rocker Jimi Hendrix. The theme of the competition was “Wild Things, from here to the Galapagos.”

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jul 19 2018

In establishing the gold standard in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) over the last few years, the success of Selkirk College Saints program can be attributed to a work ethic that mirrors the region the team calls home.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 18 2018

In a media release Wednesday, the provincial government announced as part of the Kootenay Lake Action Plan to recover kokanee stocks, some bull trout will be removed from the Duncan River, below the Duncan Dam, this summer.

by CBT on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

After a season of serious excitement, RED Mountain Resort, in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust, has yet another exciting announcement: It’s called Nowhere Special. And it’s a hostel.

Wait. A what?