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by Bob Hall on Sunday Apr 10 2022

Students in Selkirk College’s SOAR Program enjoyed a virtual visit with award-winning Canadian musician Serena Ryder where she introduced her house plants and pets, chatted about the healing power of song and graciously answered questions.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Apr 10 2022

In a media release, the Grand Forks RCMP said officers responded to more than 190 calls during the month of March.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Apr 10 2022

The province’s forests and the forestry industry have a role to play in climate change, says one of the region’s industry professionals.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Apr 08 2022

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is joining with most other public facilities in not requiring proof of vaccination to use recreation facilities and services, as of Friday, April 8, 2022.

The decision comes after the recent announcement from the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) earlier this week.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Apr 06 2022

Agroforestry could be the next belt that city council buckles up, after one councillor advanced the idea to the next strategic planning session.

Keith Page petitioned council to consider discussing establishing a “greenbelt” encircling the city which would protect Nelson from the effects of wildfire and also add another facet to the city’s economy.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Apr 06 2022

On Saturday, April 2, at 4:21 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report that a man claiming to be a realtor attempted to enter a home in the 500 block of Spokane Street in Trail, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Apr 06 2022

On Sunday, April 3, at 3:25 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP and Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to an intentionally set grass fire near the 5000 block of Hwy 3B, in Trail, according to Trail detachment NCOIC Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Apr 06 2022

The far-reaching effects of climate change on Nelson Hydro operations will be governed by a newly-minted asset management plan, says the city owned utility’s general manager.

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