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The West Kootenay chapter of Bags of Love was started in June 2012.

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Expressing opinions, developing ideas and planning to take action in their communities: these are some of the ways that youth will be inspired at the Basin Youth Network Leadership Summit, taking place in Kimberley from May 12 to 14, 2023.

Share your beloved pet with the world by winning them a page in the BC SPCA’s 2024 Calendar. The Calendar Contest, presented by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, launches today with more prizes than ever and a limited time bonus.

Regional News

Foggy conditions are making driving even more hazardous in the Boundary, West Kootenays and Kootenay Lakes region this morning.

Visibility can decline in seconds – Highway 3 is already at near zero -- increasing the risk of crashing.

“Even creeping along at 10 to 15 km/h can be dangerous,” says Trace Acres, spokesperson for the annual Shift into Winter campaign.

The West Kootenay/Boundary Zone 6 BC Senior Games executive continues to rustle the bushes for volunteers to step up to guarantee the participation of zone athletes during future games.

The current West Kootenay/Boundary Zone 6 executive is encouraging volunteers to attend its annual general meeting, February 18 at 10 a.m. in the Kootenay Room of the Castlegar Community Complex.

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will be enshrined in B.C. law to honour the strength and resilience of residential school survivors and remember the children who never came home.

This new provincial statutory day of commemoration responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action No. 80, which called on the federal government to establish a holiday to...

 Lieutenant governor Janet Austin has delivered a forward-looking speech from the throne, laying out actions the provincial government will take to tackle today's biggest challenges and build a stronger, more secure future for everyone who calls B.C. home.

"Despite everything we've gone through over the past few years, British Columbians remain relentlessly optimistic about their...