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Stroke survivors lean on each other in Nelson

‘I’ve learned more about strokes from being in the group than I did from anyone else’

New program offering rides for Castlegar seniors

IRIS has started a transportation assistance program for seniors.

COLUMN: Are invasive plants bugging you? There’s a biocontrol solution

By Tiffany Muncaster and Rylan Pretty Plants that don’t naturally occur in…

  • Feb 17, 2020

Castlegar students say thanks to local RCMP

Robson Community School students show up for RCMP Appreciation Day

PLACE NAMES: West Kootenay(s)

To some locals, “West Kootenays” (as opposed to West Kootenay) is like nails on a chalkboard

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

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Meet one of B.C.’s instructors in CPR and first aid for dogs

Paramedic teaches Dogsafe Canine First Aid to pet owners and people who run dog businesses

COLUMN: Restoration efforts increase kokanee numbers in Kootenay Lake

Government is taking steps to arrest the decline of the landlocked salmon

  • Feb 11, 2020

PLACE NAMES: Kootenay(s)

How the Kootenay became the Kootenays is complicated and often confusing

Coldest Night of the Year Walk returns to Castlegar

Castlegar and District Community Services Society is hosting the walkathon on Feb. 22.

  • Feb 8, 2020

West Kootenay Camera Club’s 30th Photo Show brings changes

Categories are wildlife, landscape, flowers, human interest, creative images, architecture, urban…

  • Feb 8, 2020

RED, Whitewater bring skiers together in season of love

‘Skied-Dating’ gives lonely skiers a chance to get out of the singles’ lane

  • Feb 5, 2020

Found toddler’s headstone stolen from Penticton funeral home

The headstone is a sample product that belongs to a local funeral home.

Rossland’s Jackie Drysdale lauded for decades of heritage preservation

Heritage BC recognizes Drysdale with lifetime achievement award

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Farms in BC

BC farmer shares reasons to love local!

  • Feb 3, 2020

PLACE NAMES: Kaslo streets, Midway additions, and Val Mar neighbourhood

Three hundred seventeenth in a series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names In…

Legion thanks RCMP with free memberships

BC/Yukon Command celebrates 100 years of RCMP service

B.C. man invents tree-planting alarm clock

If you wake up on time, you earn virtual seeds

COLUMN: Why bees in B.C. need to stay busy

How a decline in bees could affect our food supply

  • Jan 27, 2020