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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 21 2021

Nelson was a place for contrasting rallies Friday and Saturday in front of City Hall — one rally in support of climate change while the other was challenging BC’s ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and health orders.

Friday, people gathered in front of City Hall to bring awareness to the climate crisis in the world during the Global Climate Strike.

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 18 2021

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts and culture community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee.

The CKCA is a representative body of the arts and culture communities across the Basin and manages and administers arts and culture funding programs on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Mar 18 2021

Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) said in a media release the organization one year into the pandemic has helped hundreds of businesses in the Kootenays impacted by COVID-19 get help with digital transformation.

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Mar 17 2021

Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said Teck Cominco kindly allowed him to enter their reservoir compound to photograph a "cougar" decoy that made healdines yesterday - only to discover it was a coyote, not a cougar (as seen above).

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 16 2021

It is not every day a Detachment Commander has the honour of recognizing the long service of an employee. Last Friday Salmo RCMP Cpl. Darryl Orr had the pleasure of doing just that.

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Mar 16 2021

The BC Lottery Corporation said in a media release that a Grand Forks resident couldn’t believe the scan of a BC 50/50 ticket landed exactly $55,896.50 from a draw on February 7, 2021.

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Mar 16 2021

The Rossland Arena Society continues to play the waiting game as judges make the final tally to see which city proceed to the next round of the Kraft Hockeyville 2021 contest.

Rossland Arena Society president Ona Stanton said the four finalists in the Kraft Hockeyville 2021 contest will be announced March 20th.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 15 2021

To better protect aquatic species around hydroelectric dams, FortisBC said the company is undertaking research projects on their behavior and habitat.

Starting this spring, FortisBC said the company is studying the migration patterns and habitat use of Rainbow Trout in the lower Kootenay River.