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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Dec 17 2021

A request to get remuneration increases for the regional district directors in line with neighbouring boards was ignored during the last board of directors meeting.

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 16 2021

Felix Kuhn, of Gray Creek has won the latest $1000 monthly prize draw in the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program.

He receives a $500 gift certificate to Gill & Gift in Balfour and a $500 gift certificate to Crawford Bay Market in Crawford Bay. 

“I am super stoked to have won the November draw," Kuhn said.

by Trail Arts Council on Thursday Dec 16 2021

Dear Patrons,

I am writing to notify you of a breach on our Charles Bailey Theatre Facebook Page last week.

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 15 2021

The B.C. Invasive Mussel Defence Program was in full swing in 2021.

The goal of the program is to prevent the introduction of zebra and quagga mussels (ZQM) into B.C.

The program began in 2015 and consists of watercraft inspection stations, an outreach program, and lake monitoring. In 2021, the Central Kootenay Invasive

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 15 2021

Approximately 70 people gathered in front of Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson’s constituency office Monday evening for a candlelight vigil to remember those who have lost their lives due to Climate-related disasters this year in British Columbia.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Dec 14 2021

The illicit drug toxicity death rate in Nelson has risen over the last three years, mirroring a record rise in deaths across the province, according to the BC Coroners Service.

Data rates per 100,000 person-years has risen from 7.3 in 2019 to 27.2 so far in 2021 in Nelson, with five recorded deaths this year in the city alone.

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Dec 14 2021

"On Dec. 12, 2021, at 2:33 a.m. Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report that a hiker had located a deceased man in a makeshift camp on Red Mountain, in Rossland," according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wcentowich.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Dec 13 2021

People have until the end of the week to offer feedback on two ‘high-level conceptual options’ for a regional district recreational facility at the Playmor Junction.

The deadline for feedback is Friday, Dec. 17 for the “reimagination” of Campbell Field, with the two options based on the results of a public engagement process in the fall of 2020.