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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 25 2022

A recent online educational start-up from Nelson has brought their content into the free realm.

Thanks to an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Ministry of Education, all students in Focused ED in B.C. public schools will be able to access Live It Earth’s bilingual — place-based online education programming.

By BC Hydro on Friday Jun 24 2022

BC Hydro data shows a rise in air conditioning (AC) use in B.C. homes has significantly increased summer electricity demand and it is forecasting this upward trend will continue due to climate change.

By CBT on Friday Jun 24 2022

After showing perseverance and triumphing over adversity, three students in the Columbia Basin are obtaining financial support to advance their educational aspirations.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Jun 24 2022

Call it Cancel-gar no more.

The region’s main airport has found a partial solution to erasing the moniker that has dogged the airport for years — and cancelled countless flights — since it was established.

By Katrine Conroy on Thursday Jun 23 2022

Dear Neighbours, Friends and Community Members, 

By Letters to the editor on Thursday Jun 23 2022
To The Editor:
 
Hello Nelson Mayor/Council:
 
In 1994 I sent Nelson's Mayor (Dave Elliot) and council information from Guelph, Ontario, Canada's first city to have organic waste pickup to compost at a city run compost site.
 
I hoped the city and regional politi
By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 23 2022

Effective at noon on Thursday, June 30, 2022, Category 3 open burning, as defined in the Wildfire Regulation, will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, which includes the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The Province is halting plans announced last month to rebuild the Royal British Columbia Museum.

The museum will remain open to visitors. The Royal BC Museum will now lead a broad public engagement to consider all options for the future of the museum.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

As voters prepare to go to the polls for local elections this fall and candidates across the province announce their intention to seek office, a new survey done by Research Co.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

It’s early into the summer season, and already Mother Nature is turning up the heat.

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for most of BC, including the Boundary/West Kootenay region as the first stretch of hot weather is forecast to being Saturday and into early next week.