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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. The camp leader position is a great opportunity for those looking to improve their...

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.

The downtown core businesses can set up small displays — tables, booths or racks — outside of their businesses during the Wednesday Market at no cost in order to capitalize on...

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.

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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.

Keith Page said Thursday in a letter to the council that someone from the NRSC must attend a few public commission meetings before a seat is considered — but an NRSC representative has yet to attend a...

by Castlegar Source on Saturday May 07 2022

A long period of snowfall with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm is expected.

Heavy snow will develop over Kootenay Pass now through Monday on Hwy 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass, according to Environment Canada.

Snow levels will remain at or below mountain pass levels in southern BC through the weekend. A series of...

by Contributor on Friday May 06 2022

The BC SPCA is asking the public to temporarily remove backyard bird feeders and to empty bird baths due to a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) spreading across the country.

Avian influenza - or "bird flu" - is a virus that can affect many different species of birds. This includes farm animals like chickens and turkeys, but can also affect wild and pet birds....

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.

He wanted to get an...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday May 05 2022

The Southeast Fire Centre said in its monthly weather synopsis that a cool northwesterly flow that is typical of a La Nina pattern helped sets new record for the coolest mean monthly temperature in April.

(The Southeast Fire Centre said mean monthly temperature is the average of all the daily maximum and minimum values.)

“Two daily low temperature records were also set (...

by Contributor on Thursday May 05 2022

ICBC is making changes to its policy on when cyclists, pedestrians and other active transportation users could be charged with damages to a vehicle when they have some responsibility for a crash.

“Government and ICBC listened to the concerns raised from cycling advocates and Mr. Bolliger about the decision to bill him for vehicle damage after he was involved in a collision," said Mike...

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