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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. The new report titled, “AC dependency: summer demand for electricity increasing...
Dear Neighbours, Friends and Community Members,  The history of the equal rights movement for 2SLGBTQ+ people is generally thought to have started in 1969 in New York City where a riot began at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, in response to years of suppression. Pride began as a...

Regional News

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.

Place-based learning is a method of practice that uses...

After showing perseverance and triumphing over adversity, three students in the Columbia Basin are obtaining financial support to advance their educational aspirations. Adam Doskoch from Trail, Roah Levy from Nelson and Michelle Moses from Robson will each receive $3,300 from the ...

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.

In a bid the City of Castlegar-owned facility is applying to the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) Strategic Priorities Fund, hoping to implement a navigational performance...

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.

“I always try to act in the best interests of British Columbians,” said Premier John Horgan. “That involves listening. That also...

Premier John Horgan and Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement marking National Indigenous Peoples Day:

“On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples who have lived on this land for untold generations and will do so for generations to come.

“For many, this will be the first time in...