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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?

by Michael Jessen on Sunday Jul 15 2018

“The whale represents all living creatures. They’re so precious, they’re so wonderful, just like this universe is, like this planet is, and like you are. We have to never forget that. You’re part of it. We’re here for a reason and that’s to make sure this universe stays beautiful and wonderful and brilliant.