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December 2021
By Trail Champion on Saturday Dec 04 2021

An elderly Trail woman was grateful for police intervention last week after a doorknob malfunction left her trapped in her own bathroom, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By RDKB on Saturday Dec 04 2021

An additional 8,000 households in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) will benefit from green bin collection of food waste materials in 2022 thanks to a CleanBC Organics Infrastructure and Collection Program (OICP) grant of $702,905 from the Province of B.C.

By City of Rossland on Friday Dec 03 2021

On Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, staff are doing emergency maintenance to the mechanical system at the Rossland Arena.

All programs/bookings at the arena and the curling rink are CANCELLED as of 3:30 p.m. today.

Arena staff will be working through the evening to try and resolve the issue.

Rossland Recreation will update user groups tomorrow morning.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Dec 03 2021

Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is excited to announce our Online Art Auction & 50/50 Raffle.

As part of the Foundation Light Up The Hospital! campaign, Ivan and Mary Smith have graciously donated 13 prints by Carl Brenders, Stephen Lyman and Daniel Smith.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Dec 03 2021

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Friday for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said a heavy snowfall is expected beginning Friday night and into Saturday afternoon with accumulation of 15-20 cm.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Dec 03 2021

The heat is on for climate change in the region.

According to a recent Columbia Basin report, if sizeable global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions do not occur, people in the region can expect up to 42 more days per year with maximum daytime temperatures over 25 degrees Celsius.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2021

In a short statement on the league website, the Kootenay International Hockey League announced that the Beaver Valley Nitehawks have been sanctioned for violations under the league’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Dec 02 2021

ICBC and police are teaming up for the annual December CounterAttack campaign, urging drivers to be responsible and plan in advance for a safe ride home this holiday season.

The campaign kicks off this weekend and police will be looking for impaired drivers at roadchecks set up across the province throughout December.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Dec 02 2021

KidSport™ has launched their 10th annual Give the Gift of Sport™ fundraising campaign, calling on Canadians to donate online at KidSport.ca/GiftofSport.

By Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Dec 02 2021

Earlier this week, NDP MP Richard Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) raised how important it is to help communities in the face of the ongoing flooding in B.C. He asked the minister in Question Period if he would support communities like Princeton, BC recovery financially from the flooding.