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The fall semester climax for students in the Selkirk College School of Business saw learners rise to the challenge with exciting small business concepts. Held over Zoom in early-December and facilitated by Entrepreneurship course instructor Cibylla Rakestraw, the Business Plan Tradeshow...
We are excited to announce the return of the Olaus Jeldness Rossland Winter Carnival, to be held the weekend of Jan. 28 to Jan. 30 2022! Community and family-oriented activities will decorate this historical weekend, with lots of reasons and ways to celebrate! RED Mountain’s famous...

Regional News

Riders of West Kootenay Transit, including Nelson, Trail, Castlegar, Balfour, Kaslo and the Slocan Valley areas, will be excited about the announcement that the NextRide program is coming this summer.

In a recent announcement, BC Transit said it has completed a successful Negotiated Request for Proposals process and has signed a contract with Consat for the next phase of the NextRide...

The management of waste in the city is going up again.

City council passed third reading on the bylaw to bump the cost for curbside waste recovery in 2022 by $25 to fund the organics diversion program.

That means the estimated cost per household for curbside service (including organics) in 2022 will be $100 (not including the...

The BC Games Society and the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society have made the difficult decision not to stage the BC Winter Games next month.

However, Games organizers and stakeholders will explore options to see if the region can deliver this multi-sport event in 2023.

Greater Vernon made every effort to stage these Games, however the ongoing pandemic, coupled with...

Judging by the photo, we’re pretty sure if Police Service Dog (PSD) Garner could talk, he’d be saying, it is NOT my last shift.

But, on Jan.. 11, 2022, the legendary member of the RCMP’s Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service (IPDS), hung-up his harness for the last time after nearly six years on the job.

Following completion of training in Innisfail Alberta, PSD Garner and...

By Rochelle Baker / Local Journalism Initiative / Canada’s National Observer

A new study suggests that returning threatened B.C. salmon and steelhead stocks are being intercepted in large numbers by commercial harvesters in southeast Alaska.

B.C. fishers, residents, and First Nations are making big sacrifices to rebuild salmon stocks without seeing a...