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By Contributor on Sunday Dec 09 2018

Princeton RCMP are warning local merchants about a younger couple and older couple who have been purchasing or attempting to purchase items from at least 9 stores in Princeton with counterfeit American $20 and $50 bills.

In a recent media release, RCMP said the group tore through town on Wednesday (December 5,v 2018) and maybe headed west towards the Lower Mainland.

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By Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Dec 06 2018

Grand Forks to receive funds for a new pumper truck, the Interior Lumber Manufacturers Association giving information about a lack of land base for timber harvesting and continuation of the Wood Stove Exchange Program were just some of the items on the agenda during the recent board meeting of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) held in November.

New pumper for...

By Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Dec 04 2018

The floods happened last spring, but business owners in the Boundary City is finally getting a much-needed boost to restoring their respective businesses following an announcement Monday by the Provincial Government.

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General said in a media release businesses in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) affected by flooding...

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

A new splash of colour and creativity at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus is places focus on what it means to have a healthy campus experience.

Over the summer, School of Health & Human Services instructor Matty Hillman pulled together five students for a mural and research project that explored both individual health and campus health. The final result is a new installation in...

By Trail Champion on Tuesday Nov 27 2018
The Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment is asking the public to be on the lookout for Ishmani Baker, date of birth  March 21, 1997, of Fort St. John, B.C.  Baker is described as 5'7", 181 lbs, with blond hair and blue eyes.  
Baker has numerous outstanding unendorsed warrants for his arrest out of Fort St. John, BC, and is believed to be in the Trail area.  The warrants...
By Contributor on Monday Nov 26 2018

Austin Engineering Ltd. and its team of like-minded partners are constantly analyzing dams, including how they react during earthquakes.

The innovative thinkers are pleased to announce that their research, recently presented at the Canadian Dam Association, has received another accolade: the Clean Energy BC ‘Operational Excellence’ award, which will be presented at the...

By Contributor on Sunday Nov 25 2018

New regional adaptation strategies are being developed to help Kootenay and Boundary agricultural producers prepare for climate change.

Farmers in the East Kootenay, Central Kootenay and Kootenay Boundary regional districts have been invited to participate in the strategies' planning process on Dec. 4, 2018, in Creston and Dec. 6, 2018, in Greenwood. The process brings together...

By Interior Health Authority on Thursday Nov 22 2018

Every day we make decisions to protect our health. Whether it’s choosing fruit and vegetables, taking the stairs, or biking to work, we’re constantly making choices to live a longer and healthier life.

One simple choice you can make today is to test your home for radon gas.

Radon is a gas found in the ground throughout the world. It’s colourless, odourless, and tasteless, and...

By CBT on Monday Nov 19 2018

Much of life today revolves around technology. More and more people are seeing new opportunities in the areas of video and music production, creating digital art and animation or recording their own podcasts. Yet not everyone has access to the technology required to participate or thrive in this digital world. Soon, more Columbia Basin residents will be able to access digital equipment and...

By Castlegar Source on Monday Nov 19 2018

A local 51-year-old tow truck driver has died after being struck by a vehicle while attempting to help another motorist, according to RCMP Sgt. Chad Badry, of West Kootenay Traffic Services.

“On Nov. 17, just after 5:30 p.m. Castlegar RCMP were called to a collision between a vehicle and a deer on Hwy 22, from Castlegar from Trail,” Badry said in a press release today.

“When...

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