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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The province’s adoption of stricter recycling guidelines for businesses has negatively impacted the rural B.C. areas and one business is finally speaking out.

by CBT on Monday Jun 20 2022

Imagine that chocolate was an essential food.

Now imagine that chocolate was getting scarce.

That’s what it’s like for grizzly bears when it comes to the seeds of whitebark pine trees.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jun 20 2022

One of the city’s walk-in medical clinics has elected to reduce its hours after suffering from staff burn-out, the crippling effect of limited resources and chronic under staffing.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jun 19 2022

Although the first phase of the regional district organic waste diversion strategy has launched it will be later this year before a limited version settles in to serve the Heritage city.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 18 2022

The region’s snowpack has climbed to 215 per cent of normal as the spring melt continues to build.

Since May 15 the region’s average snowpack has risen from 128 per cent of normal to 215 per cent, well above normal snow basin indices.

by Contributor on Friday Jun 17 2022

Creston resident Allan Mather has won a $15,000 Marlon Boat package from Jones Boys Boats of Woodbury, B.C., the Grand Prize awarded annually by the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program.

The latest winner of the $1,000 monthly prize draw, Scott Girdwood of Kaslo, was also announced.

by CBT on Thursday Jun 16 2022

Friends and families gathered along the shores of the Kootenay River at Taghum Hall on April 22, 2022, toasting Mother Nature with a rousing live rendition of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, a story about respecting nature and the power of action to affect positive change.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Jun 16 2022

Peter and Paul will both be paid in the city’s new policy on how to publish required notices to the public.

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