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by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 08 2023

The Ktunaxa, Secwépemc and Syilx Okanagan Nations and their members will benefit from new interim agreements that share revenue generated from the Columbia River Treaty.

Through the three separate interim agreements, the Ktunaxa Nation, Secwépemc Nation and Syilx Okanagan Nation will each receive 5% of the revenue generated through the sale of Canada's share of downstream power benefits...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Jun 08 2023

Two swimmers were rescued from the swift waters of the Goat River Wednesday in Creston.

Creston RCMP said on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, officers assisted in a swift water rescue on the Goat River in Creston.

RCMP said the two people were swimming in the river and got swept away in the high, swift water into rapids.

Creston Fire Rescue, Canyon-Lister Fire Rescue and Search...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 07 2023

A long, destructive summer is coming to B.C. forests 

British Columbia is poised to suffer a historically ruinous fire season and we have only ourselves to blame. 

Warm, dry weather early in the season is part of the problem, to be sure. Climate change is likely making things worse. But B.C.’s history of fire suppression and outdated forest management has turned our forests into...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jun 07 2023

Although very few households in the regional district are in unsuitable homes, a draft housing action plan has revealed more than 17 per cent of households are in an unaffordable home.

The draft Regional District Central Kootenay (RDCK) Housing Action Plan (HAP) — including proposed recommendations and implementation framework — was delivered to the board of directors recently for...

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

Seriously ill children and their families receiving care at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will benefit from improved care and services as the Province invests $4.5 million to renovate and upgrade the Vancouver hospice facility.

“No one wants to think about their child requiring hospice care, and when they do need that care, they should be able to focus solely on their child,” said...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

The monthly weather bulletin from the Southeast Fire Centre said the average value of all the highs and lows for May was more than four degrees above normal, setting a new record mean monthly temperature of 17.7 degrees.

“The month started off warm under a prevailing southerly flow aloft,” the weather bulletin said.

“One daily max temperature record was set within the first...

by Charles Jeanes on Monday Jun 05 2023

Doing Good, Becoming Better, Following Leaders

“I’ve lived my life at the exact half-way point between joy and rage, gratitude and dismay… I would think well of us if I’d never read a history book. Or read a newspaper. Or the comments sections of the Internet…

“Is the world more terrible than beautiful? More beautiful than terrible?...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 02 2023

The Regional District of Central Kootenay said in a media release that major renovations to upgrade the Salmo outdoor pool mechanical room has officially commenced.

The project, which is slated to take approximately six weeks RDCK facility, is a complete overall of the mechanical room which includes; two new high efficiency boilers, an additional sand filter, new plumbing, and a new...

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Jun 01 2023

The road to paradise could soon be paved with more than good intentions.

A move to pave the Whitewater Ski Resort access road is gaining some traction in the regional district as one of the region’s top downhill skiing destinations campaigns for tarmac.

Whitewater Ski Resort’s project to pave the last 5.8 kilometres of the road from the highway to the ski hill has again been...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jun 01 2023
Starting today, BC residents have the opportunity for a rebate when they purchase a new electric bike – and because the rebate amount is based on income, the program will make e-bikes a clean transportation choice that is more affordable and accessible for everyone.
There are four easy steps associated with accessing the Income Qualified E-Bike Rebate Program:


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