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September 2021
By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Sep 23 2021

The Kootenay region went from one of the hardest hit areas for unemployment one year ago to dropping to nearly one third of that rate, according to recent labour force statistics.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 23 2021

British Columbians are invited to have their say on three proposed options for permanent paid sick leave shaped by their responses to the first phase of consultation.

By Seven Summits Centre for Learning on Thursday Sep 23 2021

Imagine starting the 2021-2022 school year with an experience in the great outdoors. Following a tradition since 2016, the students of Seven Summits Centre for Learning began the school year with a retreat that promoted adventure and eliminated the electronics, hectic schedules, and conventional outlooks one typically associates with the first week of school.

By CBT on Thursday Sep 23 2021

From touring a local restaurant to virtually exploring the workshop of a local artisan to seeing the latest in family fashion, the 

By Teck Trail Operations on Thursday Sep 23 2021

Teck Trail Operations is proud to commemorate 125 years of continuous smelting with an eight-part series that explores the company’s significant role in the region and industry, from the gold rush to becoming one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Sep 22 2021

The weekly Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map recently Wednesday shows most the West Kootenay on a decline.

The weekly report released by the BC Centre of Disease Control, between September 12-18, 2021, has Trail at 17 as the area with the highest case count in the West Kootenay.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Sep 21 2021

Two local adults are lucky to have only minor injuries after a car crash near Nancy Greene Park, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Sep 21 2021

A nearly zero per cent rental availability rate in Nelson had troubled Jim Reimer for years.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Sep 21 2021

Progress on the old Drill Hall; more infill zoning in the works; water restrictions still in place; traffic analysis results; end-of-season Rossland Market event . . .

Council members present:  Mayor Kathy Moore and Councillors Terry Miller, Andy Morel, Dirk Lewis, Janice Nightingale,  Stewart Spooner and Chris Bowman.

By Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Sep 21 2021

Richard Cannings is heading back to Ottawa to represent the riding in the South Okanagan-West Kootenay.

In an election that mirrored one in 2019, the NDP candidate defeated Helena Konanz of the Conservative Party for the second consecutive time by more than 3,600 (24,759 total) votes.