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Recent News

The Selkirk College Board of Governors has begun the process of finding a new president and is seeking community input on what traits will be most important in guiding regional post-secondary into the future.

Interior Health immunization clinics across the region are adding and extending hours for drop-in vaccinations.

Drop-in access is for people who are 12+ (born in 2009 or earlier) who have not received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Farms to Friends has officially delivered its 2,500th bag of fresh food to local community members in need.

Learn to skateboard for free, all summer! From July 6 to Aug. 26, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Skatepark Hosts will be available at the Trail SK8 Park to offer free drop in skateboard coaching.

Regional News

Castlegar RCMP were made aware of a protest planned for Saturday, June 12, 2021. Protestors gathered outside the Castlegar RCMP Detachment and Castlegar City Hall building in protest of old growth logging in BC.

Eugene Volokhov of Balfour is one happy fisherman.

The Balfour resident recently was announced by the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation as the winner of the grand prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

ICBC will issue a second COVID-19 rebate in recognition of lower claims costs due to fewer crashes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We've been clear that any pandemic-related savings against ICBC's bottom line will benefit customers," said Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Friday in a government media release.

"The good news is that ICBC is in a strong...

While hospitalizations due to COVID-19 continue to decline in BC, the Grand Forks region saw a spike in cases between May 30 and June 5  according to the BC Centre of Disease Control Graphic Distribution map of the province.

Grand Forks topped the Kootenay Boundary region with 11 new COVID-19 cases.

Cranbrook was next with eight new COVID-19 cases with Creston and Windermere...