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Cycling Unlimited is getting closer– to taking seniors and those with mobility issues for outdoor rides on trishaws in Trail and Rossland. The group has been busy fundraising for the past few months and is happy to report some encouraging early results.  Co-chair Diana Daghofer says,...
In keeping with the season's spirit of giving, the Rossland Legion has been donating funds to help worthy community causes. Three community groups have recently been beneficiaries of the Legion's charitable giving.  In the photo above, Legion Secretary Irene Krewski and Legion...

Regional News

Buckle your theatre seats and grab your teacups, British comedians James and Jamesy are bringing their unique brand of hilarity to Nelson this holiday season.Reminiscent of classic British pantos, O Christmas Tea is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements, yet it is the duo’s chemistry and charisma that provide the real magic of this play.

James...

The story of Mercer Celgar is a growing concern — in a good way.

One of the region’s largest employers is looking to spread its story about the work it is accomplishing in its West Kootenay-based operation — located at the bottom of the Arrow Lakes water system — in order to grow its green energy ideas.

The pulp mill is becoming more than just another mill, explained Bill...

In a media release Friday afternoon, Interior Health said it has been notified of recent DAS Health Canada lab findings that have cause for concern in the City of Grand Forks.

The IH release said:

  • Sample was received by DAS labs with CDN 80 markings and contained AB-FUBINACA, fentanyl, cocaine and acetylfentanyl (see attached poster)
  • ...

The BC Government recently announced that people in B.C. will receive their last bill for Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums in December 2019, putting more money back into the pockets of British Columbians, as the B.C. government works to make life more affordable for all.

“The cost of health care should not be a burden on people, but for too long, unfair MSP premiums made it hard to...

Researchers at Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph are forecasting that food prices for Canadian families will rise between two to four percent in 2020.

The forecast comes in the 10th annual edition of Canada’s Food Price Report...