A five-day immersive Selkirk College course focused on regional Indigenous history and knowledge will provide those seeking valuable insight an opportunity to delve deeper into intercultural relations.
For those wanting better understanding, Indigenous 100: Regional Indigenous Perspectives on Languages and Culture provides a five-day intensive introductory course that will explore the voices, cultures, histories, values, beliefs, oral traditions, literature and art of the Sinixt (Lakes), Okanagan-Sylix, Ktunaxa and Métis peoples.
The Boundary City has been listed as one of the sites where people across the province will join hands Saturday morning (April 6) at 10 a.m. to march in support of changing current forest management rules.
Marches are being held in Peachland, Port Alberni, Cowichan, Nanaimo, Vernon, Kelowna, Kimberly, Johnsons Landing, Salt Spring Island, Nelson, Golden and Grand Forks.
Three young men are extremely lucky to be alive today after an MVI about two-and-a-half km up Deer Park Forest Service Road yesterday.
Castlegar top cop RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke said a 25-year-old Castlegar man was showing his two Surrey friends, 20 and 21 years old, the area Sunday afternoon.
The oldest pipe band in the Kootenays is celebrating 100 years of entertaining the community with a traditional Scottish Highland music concert held on (Saturday) April 13.
The band has led the Remembrance Day parade and honoured veterans on November 11 as long as there has been recognition in Nelson. They’ve hosted Robbie Burns Suppers in Nelson since before they were formed showcasing their culture to the community.
ICBC premiums are rising! The corporation is losing billions, we have to get costs under control! Let's put out the ICBC dumpster fire by reducing what we pay out in claims, but assure crash victims that they will be properly taken care of.
That's about all you can get into a 30 second sound bite but if there are a few more available, add the fact that the court actions and legal fees are compounding the problem.
In a media release Friday, the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development said effective Monday, April 1, 2019, the kokanee angling season on the upper west arm of Kootenay Lake will be reduced to four days in 2019.
The Ministry, adding the 2018 season was 28 days, said this measure is an effort to support long-term kokanee conservation.
Interior Health (IH) and the BC Coroners Service said in a media release Friday, the two organizations are urging anyone using or considering using drugs to take steps to prevent overdose in the wake of an increase in cartfentanil detections in the IH region in March 2019.
IH and BC Coroners Service said it is unclear which substances carfentanil has been detected in.
Castlegar police re-enacted their own version of Animal Farm this morning, as livestock concerns took the limelight in calls for response.
New information is surfacing about a fatal MVI and fuel spill on Hwy 3 near Salmo last night.
RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services Sgt. Chad Badry said the vehicle involved was a B-Train fuel truck, meaning a tractor hauling two fuel tankers.
“They were carrying gasoline and diesel,” Badry said. “A significant amount was spilled (into Salmo River).
The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) is looking for people with experience in conserving and enhancing local fish and wildlife to join it’s 10-member Columbia Region Board, for a three-year term.
Board members review and approve funding for all FWCP fish and wildlife projects in the region, and support planning and project delivery. This year, the Board has approved $5.75 million for fish and wildlife projects.