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A recent news item explained that a Vancouver doctor is upset that he was forced to undergo fingerprinting to prove that he was not a sex offender who had the same (or similar) name. He is quoted as asking, “Why are we being pulled aside as if we were criminals?” Well, there...
Local musician Carolyn Cameron is doing it again: giving her time and talent to provide people with virtuous reasons to enjoy classical music. She’ll be playing piano at two different venues this coming weekend, to raise money for two excellent causes. On Saturday, February 24, Cameron will...

Regional News

Castlegar Fire Department had a busy afternoon Monday, first with an evacuation and then responding to a single-vehicle MVI on Kinnaird Bridge.

Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio said it was just before noon when they received a report of a gas leak at Kootenay Market.

“When we arrived, they had already evacuated the grocery store, which was awesome, they did what they needed to do,”...

People in the Boundary region are now connected with the West Kootenay after the opening of five electric vehicle Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFCs) stations along Highway 3.

The stations have been strategically sited in Greenwood, Christina Lake, Castlegar, Salmo and Creston to ensure connected travel and charging options for drivers.

All are part of the broader...

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.

“Budgets are not only about the bottom line, they should be about people. That’s why British Columbians are at the centre...