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by City of Castlegar on Wednesday May 11 2022

On Friday, May 13, the City of Castlegar will be working on its water system to ensure optimum performance, maintain water quality, and increase storage of water for fire fighting.

As a result of this work, residents south of 17th Street (the railway tracks near Safeway) may notice a reduction or increase in water pressure. Exact pressure changes will vary and all homes will...

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 11 2022

The Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has issued a second administrative penalty to Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. (CGL) for non-compliance with conditions and orders related to erosion and sediment control under its environmental assessment certificate.

The fine of $170,100 was issued following several inspections by compliance and enforcement officers with the EAO. Inspections have...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 11 2022

Autonomous Sinixt are hosting a film tour through the Sinixt təmxʷúlaʔxʷ (homeland) between May 12 and May 15.

The screening times are as follows: 

Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Arrow Lake Theatre 

Nakusp, BC

Friday, May 13 at 7 p...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 10 2022

A fundraising initiative by the BC Wildlife Federation will give locals a chance to win big while supporting important wildlife projects.

Order your tickets by midnight, Friday, June 24, 2022 for a chance to win the 50/50 Jackpot - up to $496,250.

The winner will be drawn on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 1 p.m.

The proceeds from the 50/50 will be distributed between a...

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....

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