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April 2022
By Province of British Columbia on Friday Apr 29 2022

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed that a small poultry flock in the Regional District of Central Kootenay has tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus.

By Sarah Lord on Thursday Apr 28 2022

Bernie Mitchell knew right away that he wanted to buy an old church in Trail.

At first, his partner, Krista Humphrey, was daunted by the massive renovation of the church property; part of the building had been completely decommissioned and had no water or electricity. But Humphrey eventually fell in love with the building too.

By CBT on Thursday Apr 28 2022

These days, so many aspects of life rely on technology: a senior sends a message to her grandchild, a man checks in with his doctor online, an unemployed worker prints off a form to apply for Employment Insurance.

With a wide-reaching project, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) is making tech more readily available to people in the region, along with the know-how to use it.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Apr 28 2022

Following the flooding in November 2021, the Province is making significant changes to ensure more people, communities and businesses can access and receive increased benefits from British Columbia’s Disaster Financial Assistance program.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Apr 28 2022

The city won’t be jumping on board the banning of single-use plastics train any time soon, despite communities across the province already banning them ahead of provincial and federal government legislation.

A city official confirmed that Nelson is waiting for the federal government to pass Canada-wide legislation that would ban single-use plastic later this year.

By Rosa Jordan on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

Way back in the spring of 2020, Valemount novelist Maureen Brownlee applied to the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance for a touring grant for a novel expected out in the fall of 2020. We all know how that went.

By City of Rossland on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

The Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society (LCAHS) and the City of Rossland are pleased to welcome name suggestions from the public for the new City Hall & Affordable Housing building located at 1920 Third Avenue in Rossland.

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

To raise awareness for National Hospice Month in May and to support all the work that The Greater Trail Hospice Society and its volunteers do for individuals and families in the local area, classical music enthusiasts are set to enjoy a fundraising concert in downtown Trail with accomplished local musician Carolyn Cameron.  

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

On April 21, 2022, Trail and Greater District, Salmo, and Castlegar RCMP officers teamed up to arrest a 35-year-old Castlegar man who allegedly robbed the Centex Gas Station in the 5000 block of Hwy 3B, near Salmo, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

From January to March 4, 2020, Crime Reduction Units of the Trail and Greater District and Castlegar RCMP joined forces to conduct a lengthy investigation into a local drug trafficking ring in Trail.