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September 2021
By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Sep 26 2021

The ravages of 2014 are still affecting current populations of Kootenay Lake salmon and are keeping their numbers low, but the land-locked fish’s future is looking much different.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Sep 25 2021

Although the people on the frontlines in the Nelson service industry have braced and borne the burden of the dirty work in enforcing the B.C. Vaccine Card since it was required earlier this month, the transition so far has been without incident, noted the city’s chamber executive director.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Sep 23 2021

The Kootenay region went from one of the hardest hit areas for unemployment one year ago to dropping to nearly one third of that rate, according to recent labour force statistics.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 23 2021

British Columbians are invited to have their say on three proposed options for permanent paid sick leave shaped by their responses to the first phase of consultation.

By CBT on Thursday Sep 23 2021

From touring a local restaurant to virtually exploring the workshop of a local artisan to seeing the latest in family fashion, the 

By City of Trail on Thursday Sep 23 2021

 The City of Trail is pleased to announce it has received $41,125 in grant funding from the B.C. Active Transportation Infrastructure Program for the development of an Active Transportation Plan. The City has allocated funding within its 2021 Capital Plan to match this amount for a total expenditure of $82,250 for the project.

By Teck Trail Operations on Thursday Sep 23 2021

Teck Trail Operations is proud to commemorate 125 years of continuous smelting with an eight-part series that explores the company’s significant role in the region and industry, from the gold rush to becoming one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Sep 22 2021

The weekly Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map recently Wednesday shows most the West Kootenay on a decline.

The weekly report released by the BC Centre of Disease Control, between September 12-18, 2021, has Trail at 17 as the area with the highest case count in the West Kootenay.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Sep 21 2021

Two local adults are lucky to have only minor injuries after a car crash near Nancy Greene Park, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Sep 21 2021

A nearly zero per cent rental availability rate in Nelson had troubled Jim Reimer for years.