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The fall semester climax for students in the Selkirk College School of Business saw learners rise to the challenge with exciting small business concepts. Held over Zoom in early-December and facilitated by Entrepreneurship course instructor Cibylla Rakestraw, the Business Plan Tradeshow...
We are excited to announce the return of the Olaus Jeldness Rossland Winter Carnival, to be held the weekend of Jan. 28 to Jan. 30 2022! Community and family-oriented activities will decorate this historical weekend, with lots of reasons and ways to celebrate! RED Mountain’s famous...

Regional News

The BC Games Society and the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society have made the difficult decision not to stage the BC Winter Games next month.

However, Games organizers and stakeholders will explore options to see if the region can deliver this multi-sport event in 2023.

Greater Vernon made every effort to stage these Games, however the ongoing pandemic, coupled with...

A concern over individual community’s contribution to a regional homelessness problem was not enough to derail support for a Selkirk College-led project designed for the streets.

Called Bridging Rural Homelessness and Well-Being Project, it builds off of the social innovation project, Rural Homelessness and COVID-19, where street outreach services, provided by Selkirk nursing students,...

2022 brings the launch of Not Extinct - A Sinixt Virtual Exhibit, an interactive website based on the book, Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinixt Way by Marilyn James and Taress Alexis that features traditional and contemporary Sinixt stories. Each story illuminates the Sinixt relationship with the upper Columbia River watershed and the Sinixt quest to reclaim their rights and responsibilities in...

Judging by the photo, we’re pretty sure if Police Service Dog (PSD) Garner could talk, he’d be saying, it is NOT my last shift.

But, on Jan.. 11, 2022, the legendary member of the RCMP’s Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service (IPDS), hung-up his harness for the last time after nearly six years on the job.

Following completion of training in Innisfail Alberta, PSD Garner and...

By Rochelle Baker / Local Journalism Initiative / Canada’s National Observer

A new study suggests that returning threatened B.C. salmon and steelhead stocks are being intercepted in large numbers by commercial harvesters in southeast Alaska.

B.C. fishers, residents, and First Nations are making big sacrifices to rebuild salmon stocks without seeing a...