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by Trail Champion on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

An elementary school student who allegedly made threats toward their school poses no danger whatsoever to the school or the community at large, according to Trail RCMP NCOIC Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

The free Compassion in Action Community Conference is coming up soon in Grand Forks on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th , from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

This free community event will include continental breakfast and a Doukhobor lunch each day.

by Jayme Jones with Selkirk Innovates on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

Personal and community well-being contribute to the health, vitality, and future of our communities. To understand this subjective well-being, in 2021, researchers at Selkirk Innovates administered a survey to 400 residents of the Columbia Basin-Boundary Region.

by Trail Arts Council on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

The Trail & District Arts Council is very excited to get the community back together this Summer at Gyro Park for Kootenay Savings Music in The Park. With thirteen shows and two acts per night, from June 16 to September 1, it’s still the perfect opportunity for all the family to get together outside and listen to great live music.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

The people will now decide the relevancy of library services and whether or not to dig deeper and fund it.

Residents in the Regional District of Central Kootenay Area E will be moving to a public consultation period over drawing the entirety of electoral Area E into the Nelson Public Library service, delivering access that sustain both sides.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 14 2022

In a media release Tuesday, FortisBC said property owners along Kootenay Lake should be aware that due to heavy rain and the melting, above-normal snowpack, Kootenay Lake may exceed flood level within the next several days.

FortisBC said as of Monday, June 13, 2022, the lake level at Queen’s Bay 40 kilometers north of Nelson near Balfour was 1751.37 feet.

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jun 14 2022

An essential community in the Selkirk College learning corridor for five decades, the purchase of the building that houses the Trail Campus opens a new chapter of exciting possibility and future growth in the Lower Columbia and Boundary regions.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Jun 14 2022

It could be four years before public transit ridership in the region returns to pre-COVID ridership levels, according to a regional district report.

Public transit ridership is still in recovery mode, noted Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) research analyst Tom Dool in his annual operating agreement report to the board of directors.

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