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Using the simple power of pedal, Selkirk College President Angus Graeme is connecting communities across the region and around the world. Now serving in his final year of a career at Selkirk College that spans three decades, the local college’s president will spend six days in July on his...
Deep in the heart of BC’s Inland Temperate Rainforest (ITR), chainsaws are cutting irreplaceable and globally unique stands of ancient cedar-hemlock forests. The trees, which are hundreds and hundreds of years old and many one to two metres in diameter, are being  auctioned off and...

Regional News

With temperatures across our region soaring this week — Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures in the high 30s into the weekend — Interior Health reminds everyone that too much heat can be harmful to your health.

"Excessive heat exposure can lead to weakness, disorientation and exhaustion," the Interior Health media release said.

"In severe cases, it can also lead to heat...

What’s in a Name?

Original places names of the Sinixt təmxwúlaʔxw (homeland) in the headwaters of the Columbia River region of BC have been mapped in sn-səlxcín, the Interior Salish Dialect of the Sinixt. Autonomous Sinixt are launching the map for Canada’s Indigenous Day on June 21,...

Traction on Demand in Nelson is partnering with Kootenay Mountain Biking and Cycling BC iRide to offer a summer camp like no other — Bikes’n Bytes.

The camp, which runs from August 16-20, 2021, is the best of both worlds for youth between the age of 9-12 in Nelson and area.

“By 2030, the demand for advanced IT and programming skills is...

The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.

The state of emergency is extended through the end of the day on July 6,...

Students and staff at British Columbia’s post-secondary institutions now have access to more resources to help them prevent and respond to sexualized violence and misconduct on campuses.

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Training Series, developed by BCcampus in collaboration with representatives from post-secondary institutions throughout the province, is an openly licenced...