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Funding of $7.6 million has been secured to expand Columbia Basin Trust’s regional fibre optic network between Fruitvale and Nelson and between Kimberley and Wasa.

B.C. Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, is reminding seniors aged 70 or older of the need for a booster, or third dose, of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Last week, in a single one-day rain event, lives were lost, homes destroyed, and livelihoods ruined in several areas of southwestern British Columbia. Critical highways and rail lines were badly damaged, disrupting almost all supply chains between the Pacific coast...

Selkirk College will be (virtually) welcoming Canadian author and activist Seth Klein to a Mir Lecture Series event on November 30.

Regional News

The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre said in a media release Saturday that the  The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for streams in southeast BC.

As shoppers search for the perfect gift this holiday season, WeBC is making it easy to spend locally with a new virtual pop-up shop, 

Local governments will have the opportunity to apply for the third round of the Province’s Poverty Reduction Planning and Action Program grants to help develop local strategies and solutions to address poverty.

As part of TogetherBC, British Columbia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, the Province provided $5 million to the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) for the grant program. Since the...

Due to incoming weather, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is proactively closing Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton, and Highway 99 between Pemberton and Lillooet on Saturday afternoon.

Highway 1 in the Fraser Canyon will also be closed on Saturday as a precaution. The exact time and duration of closures will depend on the weather.

The highway infrastructure in...