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Residents living in the Beaver Valley, Rivervale and Christina Lake will be able to significantly reduce their water consumption and conserve H20 more effectively this summer with help from the RDKB’s latest seasonal recruit, Abbe Teasdale. 

Abbe, who has just finished the second year of...

A fundraising initiative by the BC Wildlife Federation will give locals a chance to win big while supporting important wildlife projects.

Order your tickets by midnight, Friday, June 24, 2022 for a chance to win the 50/50 Jackpot - up to $496,250.

The winner will be drawn on...

Regional News

Smoke was not the only thing that polluted the sky when several wildfires burned in the West Kootenay last summer.

Noise pollution from helicopters was also a problem and — along with several complaints from regional district residents — the board of the Regional District of Central Kootenay has petitioned federal MP’s with a plan.

The Kootenay Rockies have achieved yet another level of excellence.

The region — which includes Nelson and the West Kootenay — is a biosphere certified destination, only the third such region in the nation to achieve the honour.

In response to an ever-increasing number of seniors being targeted by frauds and scams, the BC RCMP Federal Policing Prevention and Engagement (FPPE) team launched a proactive community outreach campaign to prevent seniors from falling victim to the vast array of sophisticated and constantly evolving scams.

Based on recent reports from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and a rise in...

As the mercury slowly rises, many Canadians are making springtime plans for their lawns, backyards, flower beds and gardens.

While some people may be hearing about or going to try “No Mow” or “Slow Mow May,” the Nature Conservancy of Canada is urging people to take the next step with a more lasting way to help nature is to naturalize your backyards and connect with nature close to home...