A community effort has formed behind the will to re-open one of the region’s favourite haunts.
The status of Kokanee Provincial Park’s visitor centre was uncertain after BC Parks requested proposals for an enterprise in the centre in February.
The regional district has imposed a moratorium on the acquisition of Crown land as it tries to get its financial house — and the spending habits of its directors — in order.
Five Canadian champions.
Two days of competition.
Kaslo was the host of the 2011 Stihl Timbersports Series Western Canadian qualifier in logger sports at the annual May Days on the weekend.
The growing interest in small-scale bioenergy projects in the Kootenays will be the highlight of a two-day workshop next month in Cranbrook.
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.