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From upgraded insulation to new heat pumps, 41 buildings with affordable rental housing will see their energy efficiency improve with nearly $6.1 million from Columbia Basin Trust’s Energy Retrofit Program. This will benefit 659 units in 18 communities in the region, making the units more...
If you’re caring and community minded, and would like to make a difference supporting others, The Greater Trail Hospice Society is looking to connect with you during its volunteering month of September. “We’d love to hear from anyone who could volunteer a bit of their time...

Regional News

The biggest wildfire threat for Nelson will come from its western edge, but right now the city is powerless to protect itself from that occurrence, says Nelson’s mayor.

John Dooley said it has been known for years that an untreated path through the forest comprises the most dire threat to the city when it comes to wildfire interface fires.

“We know, from conversations with the BC...

The first public forum in Nelson since before the pandemic began has been announced.

For the first time in over three years people can gather and form opinions — in person — on the next list of hopefuls for city council and the mayor’s seat.

On Wednesday, Oct. 5 (7 p.m., Nelson United Church) local  groups “concerned with planetary health” have come together to stage a Nelson all...

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Trail and Greater District RCMP, Provincial General Investigation Section, Forensic Identification Unit, and E Division Explosive Device Unit completed the examination of the blast scene at the residence in the 200 block of 8 Avenue, in Montrose, BC.

The investigation discovered that a piece of metal from the explosion traveled a significant distance...

British Columbians are encouraged to share their thoughts on the Province’s plans to simplify the regulatory framework for legal professionals so more people can connect to the legal supports and advice they need.  

Currently, lawyers are regulated by the Legal Profession Act and notaries are regulated by the Notaries Act. Paralegals are not regulated. A public survey launched recently...

Vancouver Police Department’s Amber Alert, sent out late Monday night, has been cancelled.

The cancellation was announced on the VPD website Tuesday at about 6:15 a.m.

VPD was seeking public assistance after a young boy was reported missing from BC Children’s Hospital.

VPD said the three-year-old child, reported...