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by City of Rossland on Wednesday May 11 2022

In partnership with Selkirk College, the Columbia Basin Trust’s Non-profit Advisors Program is hosting in-person workshops, see the details below and go click on the links to register.

Communications Planning for Non-Profits

by City of Trail on Tuesday May 10 2022

 The City of Trail’s Parks & Recreation Department is still seeking fun and energetic camp leaders for Camp Cawabunga and Summer Adventure Camp, both scheduled to run from July 4 to August 26. The camps offer theme weeks packed full of adventure, games, sports, arts, crafts, and a whole lot of fun.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday May 10 2022

A Kelowna man is in police custody facing charges stemming from a car theft and subsequent flight from authorities, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

“Trail and Greater District and Salmo RCMP joined forces to investigate and arrest a 33-year-old Kelowna man for allegedly possessing a stolen vehicle and fleeing from police in Salmo and Trail.”

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 09 2022

Interior Health said in a media release Monday advising residents in the New Denver area that the emergency department at the Slocan Community Health Centre will be resuming 24-hour service.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday May 09 2022

The city’s downtown market will have a new look this year.

For the first time the brick-and-mortar businesses surrounding the Wednesday Market will be allowed to participate in the event, without any cost.

by Wildsight on Sunday May 08 2022

This summer brings back an engaging educational experience for teens that’s been sidelined since COVID-19 hit.

Go Wild! is a six-day Kootenay-based adventure and outdoor leadership program for youth. With loaded backpacks and two experienced, certified wilderness guides, 14 teens will have the opportunity this July to experience the great outdoors as they may never have before.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday May 08 2022

Groundwork is still needed for the Nelson Regional Sports Council before it can gain a seat and a say on the Nelson and District Recreation Commission No. 5, says the commission’s chair.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday May 06 2022

The community and council need to see all sides of the debate when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations and restrictive measures, says one city councillor, and to not do so would be at our own ‘peril.’

Rik Logtenberg spoke at the end of the April 19 council meeting about his time attending a few meetings with people from anti-vaccine mandate community in Nelson.