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By Bob Hall on Monday Jul 08 2019

As the Selkirk College Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) Program moves into its fifth decade of providing quality training for a new era of frontline workers, those who have laid the groundwork say now is the perfect time to enter the rewarding career pathway.

By DriveSmartBC on Monday Jul 08 2019

The rain is pounding down outside this morning as I sit looking out my livingroom window with tablet and coffee in hand. I'm warm and dry enjoying the idea that being retired means I am no longer on the highway investigating collisions in this weather. Of course, Murphy was listening...

By Trail Champion on Monday Jul 08 2019

Police believe there may be a connection between a series of petty thefts in Trail over the weekend, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

“On July 6 at 4:29 p.m. the Trail … RCMP received a report that a 64-year-old-male had his pants containing his wallet with his bank cards, credit cards, and cash and truck keys stolen from the men’s change room at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre … after briefly leaving them unattended,” Wicentowich said in a press release Monday. “The investigation is ongoing.”

By Trail Champion on Monday Jul 08 2019

A minor disagreement allegedly led to a serious assault over the weekend, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

On July 7, at 3:20 p.m. the Trail RCMP responded to a complaint of a 46-year-old male suspect allegedly assaulting his 34-year-old male roommate with a baseball bat in the 1700 block of Groutage Avenue. 

By Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Jul 07 2019

In a media release, the City for Grand Forks said City Council will discuss the mitigation project buy outs and policy direction at the 9 a.m. July 15th Committee of the Whole.

The meeting will hopefully give more information to residents about the process and in-kind support under consideration.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 05 2019

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Boundary/West Kootenay regions.

Environment Canada said conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing large hail and heavy rain.

“An upper low-pressure system over Vancouver Island will result in a southerly flow of moist, unstable air over the southern interior today,” the Environment Canada website said.

By Contributor on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The BC SPCA is reminding pet owners that summer temperatures can be deadly, especially for dogs left in parked vehicles. The non-profit animal welfare society has launched a #NoHotPets campaign to urge dog owners to keep their pets safe at home. The campaign includes information on the dangers of dogs in hot cars, steps to take if you see an animal in distress and free car decals people can request to help spread the word and save lives.

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Thursday that play-by-play broadcaster Trevor Miller will not be returning to the organization for the 2019/20 season to pursue another job opportunity. 

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2019 BCHL Showcase Festival presented by Bauer that will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. 

By Contributor on Thursday Jul 04 2019

Since being established in 1969, Kootenay Savings has made it a priority to make a lasting and meaningful impact in the Kootenays. One of the main ways the credit union invests back into the region is through the work of the Kootenay Savings Community Foundation, which this month distributed more than $57,000 in new grants as part of the Foundation’s Spring/Summer granting cycle.