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August 2022
By Province of British Columbia on Monday Aug 08 2022

The 13th round of negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty will take place Aug. 10-11, 2022, with representatives of Canada and the United States meeting in Richmond.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Aug 08 2022

Castlegar's Talarico Place, a long-term care facility, is one of four facilities in the region coping with a COVD-19 outbreak, according to the Interior Health Authority's website.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 08 2022

Now that the ice is back ready for play at the Nelson and District Community Complex, the Nelson Figure Skating Club is ready to kick off the upcoming season with a three-week summer camp, beginning August 15th.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Aug 08 2022

The Kootenay region is still lagging behind the rest of the province when it comes to unemployment and job recovery, according to recent statistics.

Statistics Canada is reporting a 5.8 per cent unemployment rate for the region, compared to a 4.7 per cent unemployment rate for the province as a whole (behind Manitoba 3.5 per cent, Saskatchewan four per cent and Quebec 4.1 per cent).

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Aug 07 2022

I watched a particularly foolish driver the other afternoon who decided to cross over two lanes of traffic in order to prepare for a left turn about a kilometer ahead. This driver zoomed across all the lanes without pause, ending up in the left hand lane about three vehicle lengths ahead of a heavy truck.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Aug 05 2022

Toadfest is back this summer at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp after a two-year pause due to pandemic restrictions. Mark your calendar: Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

By Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 05 2022

RCMP said that Search & Rescue personnel (SAR) continued efforts until 10 p.m. on Thursday August 4, 2022 in hopes of locating 30-year-old Harsha Paladugu.

Paladugu reported missing on August 2, was last seen on July 27, 2022. 

SAR and RCMP located numerous items that belong to Paladugu, yet he remains missing.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Thursday Aug 04 2022

The BC Wildfire Service has implemented an Area Restriction Order for the vicinity of the Briggs Creek wildfire (N70969) which is located approximately 11.5 kilometres south of the community of Kaslo, B.C. This area restriction reflects the continued need to protect the public in areas where ongoing fire suppression activities are taking place.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Aug 04 2022

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) and the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) invite Southfork and Kaslo area residents to attend a public information session being held in Kaslo on Friday August, 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Aug 04 2022

British Columbians should remain alert to the threat of wildfire throughout August as conditions remain hot and dry.