by Shara JJ Cooper on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 4:47pm

More to come...

The sudden death of former Boundary-Similkameen Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) John Slater has been confirmed, Wednesday, May 13th. 

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by Contributor on Monday, May 11, 2015 - 3:09pm

At a wildly successful party in Vancouver, jean shorts-clad Ponderosa Festival founders Kris Hargrave and Kia Zahrabi announced the full lineup for its 2015 installment. This year, headlining acts...

by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday, May 11, 2015 - 11:05am

Laranna Androsoff is a Boundary women who wears many hats.

In the past two years she has carried several titles including being the Aboriginal Family Support Worker, and now being the...

Recent News

Locals take part in attempt to win tree-planting world record

Trees being planted on Oatscott Road. Photo by David Jackson.

Sixty-seven volunteers and forest professionals planted 8,227 seedlings Wednesday at two Interfor harvesting locations in British Columbia’s Southern Interior as part of a North America-wide effort to set a world record for the most trees planted simultaneously in an hour.

Nelson RCMP ask for public assistance in find missing man near Beasley

John Nichols, 21, has been reported missing in the Beasley area west of Nelson. — photo courtesy RCMP

Nelson RCMP is asking of public assistance to find man last seen in the Beasley area, 15 kilometers west of Nelson on Highway 3A

Monday, at 9 p.m., Nelson RCMP received a report of a missing person, John Nichols, age 21.

Nichols arrived at a residence on Awesome View Rd in Beasley on Tuesday (May 5) to drop a friend off and decided to stay for a few days himself. 

Regional News

Trail and Warfield reach recreation and library agreement

Trail and Warfield reach recreation and library agreement

The City of Trail and the Village of Warfield are pleased to announce they have successfully negotiated and approved a 5.5-year (66 months) recreation and library services agreement that will take effect on July 1, 2015. Warfield will contribute $631,500 over the full term and the City will allocate 68 per cent of the funding to Trail recreation and 32 per cent towards library services.

BC Hydro predicts fourth driest year on record for Columbia River system

The Arrow Lakes runoff forcasted to be 72 percent of normal.

BC Hydro is predicting that 2015 could be the fourth driest year on record, according to a press release issued by Dayle Hopp.

"Current data now predicts drier conditions in the overall Columbia system (U.S. and Canada combined) than forecasted in April 2015," the release says. "Currently, we expect 2015 could be the fourth driest year on record, with the total runoff from the Columbia Basin between April and August 2015 now forecasted to be 72 per cent of normal.

Provincial & National

Penticton RCMP report local man assaulted

Penticton RCMP report local man assaulted

Penticton RCMP have one in custody after a man was badly beaten and left on the side of the road Thursday (May 21) morning.

Mandatory off-road-vehicle registration delayed

Mandatory off-road-vehicle registration delayed

Mandatory off-road vehicle registration is being deferred from June 1 to Nov. 1, 2015.

The extra time provides additional time for off-road users to prepare for the mandatory registration, while the regulatory details are finalized on both registration and safety.