BC SPCA escalates rescue efforts for animals affected by wildfires

The BC SPCA is escalating rescue efforts to help animals impacted by B.C.’s raging wildfires.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Hit us with your best shot: BC SPCA

The BC SPCA’s ninth annual Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest is now open for entries.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Selkirk College hosts strategic doing training

Selkirk College is partnering with Purdue University’s Agile Strategy Lab to offer a training course.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Kidney Foundation launches program to increase living kidney donors

The Kidney Foundation recently launched a Living Donor Mentor Program.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Castlegar IRIS Project seeks to connect seniors

The Castlegar Community Response Network is launching a new project to help keep seniors connected.

PLACE NAMES: Summit City and Summit Lake

William Haywood had great plans for his townsite near Eholt. They didn’t pan out.

  • Jul 20th, 2017
Canada Day 2017


Canada Day flag raising


Inclusive affirmation


Stanley Humphries Secondary School Graduation 2017


More than 380 creative acts logged in Castlegar

The team behind 150+ Creative Acts is happy to report that we have logged over 380 creative acts.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Horse Council BC activates fund to help with animals displaced by B.C. wildfires

Funds collected will be used to provide resources such as hay, supplies, and gas.

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Heat wave increases electricity demand provincewide

With high temps across the province, BC residents are reaching for the dial on air conditioners.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Neil Muth Memorial Scholarships announced

Three students are the first recipients of the Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

West Kootenay’s Laura Sacks trained by former VP Gore on climate change

Laura Sacks participated in training sessions on climate science, seeking solutions to the crisis.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Kootenay Co-op Radio announces funded project

Kootenay Co-op Radio is pleased to announce that it was awarded $48,953.

Former Nelson Air Cadet does spectacular CF-188 flyby

Capt. Thegne Rathbone flew at about 1,000 feet above ground from the West Arm of Kootenay Lake.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

Kinnaird and TWin Rivers students learn in nature

“When the class heads outdoors, students immerse themselves in the natural world.”

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Castlegar celebrates Canada #150

Castlegar residents were out in large numbers to celebrate Canada Day Saturday.

Tremendous response to 150+ Creative Acts

150+ Creative Acts is inviting everyone to get creative this summer.

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Show us your best Canadian vacation

For Canada’s 150th birthday, Black Press wants to see photos of your favourite homeland vacations

  • Jun 30th, 2017