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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Jun 02 2022

Call it the calm before the storm.

A cool and wet spring resulting in an above-average snowpack perched in the alpine has the lowlands primed and poised for flooding when the heat hits.

by Teck Trail Operations on Tuesday May 31 2022

A fun time was had by all as over 50 kids and volunteer coaches joined the Teck Coaching Series in Trail. The day featured hometown Olympian Lauren Bay-Regula on Saturday, May 28 at Butler Park.  

Participants were given one-on-one instruction, along with working on infield and outfield basics as part of the Softball Clinic. 

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday May 31 2022

The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will undertake an official visit this week to the Kootenay regional, including stops in Nelson at Selkirk College and Castlegar, at the Southeast Fire Centre and Doukhobor Discovery Centre.

Lieutenant Governor Austin will also visit Cranbrook and Creston.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday May 31 2022

The regional district board is looking to level the playing field when it comes to homeowner insurance.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 30 2022

On June 2nd at 7:30 p.m., the 16th edition of the Reel Rock climbing film tour will be screening at the Civic Theatre in Nelson.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 30 2022

A 54-year-old man from Crescent Valley is facing multiple charges following a driving incident between Nelson and Castlegar earlier this month RCMP said in a media release Monday.

by Contributor on Monday May 30 2022

Canada's stand-out amongst ‘stand-ups', award-winning comedian Ron James is making two stops in the West Kootenay as part of a tour of BC in June.

James, who has been selling out theatres for over 20 years with his marathon, side-splitting performances, will perform in Trail on June 11 at the Charles Bailey Theatre and in Nelson on June 12 at the Capitol Theatre.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday May 30 2022

How the public portion of city council meetings is handled has been set.

City council approved a policy that will cap the number of presentations — through the committee-of-the-whole meetings — that will be allowed in future city council meetings.

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