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The squeaky wheel will get the grease when it comes to wildfire risk reduction.

Although local government no longer has any authority over which treatment area is selected or how the treatment is completed, it can influence...

Kootenay Savings Credit Union (Kootenay Savings) has appointed Mark McLoughlin as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, the credit union announced Tuesday.

This appointment follows an extensive national search process by the Kootenay Savings Board of Directors that commenced in...

Regional News

Selkirk College students and staff were involved in a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 3A between Castlegar and Nelson on Thursday afternoon, June 30.

On June 30, 2022, a Purolator courier van collided with a BC Transit bus on Highway 3A near Castlegar, British Columbia, leaving a 19-year-old student passenger in grave condition on life support.

The collision took place just after 4:30 p.m. when the BC Transit Bus headed eastbound on Highway 3A was sideswiped by an oncoming Purolator courier cube van.

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement about a bus accident that claimed a student’s life and injured others:

“I was deeply saddened to learn of a serious bus accident involving students from Quebec attending an English-language program at Selkirk College in Castlegar. Sadly, one young life was lost and many others were left with injuries. My thoughts are with these...

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement:

“Over the last couple of days, our cabinet has met to seek solutions to the challenges people face in British Columbia.

“These include the high cost of living and the stresses on primary care. Working to make life better for people is why we are here and that continues to be my focus.

“As we reach...