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New Democrat MLA Katrine Conroy says students in School District 20 will be at the forefront of a zero-emission movement as one of the district’s new school buses is an electric vehicle.   “People across our communities are concerned about climate change, but sometimes the...
For the third consecutive month the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services is reporting drier than average conditions for the region. In its monthly weather synopsis for April 2021, the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services said the total precipitation was a third of normal with measurable...

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In a historic moment, 44th Engineer Squadron enrolled a new member on Thursday May 13th. The new member was Sharman Thomas Junior, now a third generation member of the squadron, marking a first in the unit’s almost 75-year history. 

For the occasion he was joined by his grandfather, Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Sharman Thomas Senior, who...

New COVID-19 cases in Kootenay Boundary have decreased according to the release Wednesday of the B.C. Centre of Disease Control website of the Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map.

The map, one of the many graphics on the BC Centre of Disease Control website, shows the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Golden (12) and Nelson (10).

The...

One of the Slocan Valley’s most popular tourist attractions is going to remain closed until further notice.

“The Idaho Lookout Forest Service Road will remain closed for this field season. There is no alternate route of vehicular access to the trailheads,” a spokesman for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has told the...

People who leave COVID-19 fines unpaid may be unable to obtain or renew a B.C. driver’s licence or vehicle licence under proposed legislation introduced today.

“That small minority of persons who have been fined for violating the rules in place to protect us all are going to be held accountable for the debt they owe,” said Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General...

RCMP confirmed a 41-year-old man has been charged following the recent discovery of a body east of Radium, B.C.

Philip Toner, who was arrested Tuesday in the Okanagan, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of 35-year-old Brenda Ware.

The body of Ware, who lived near the Alberta towns of Sundre and Cremona, was located near her vehicle on May 6, 2021,...