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By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

Syringa Provincial Park may be getting 35 new hectares added, according to an announcement by the Province of B.C. yesterday.

“Proposed amendments to the Protected Areas of British Columbia Act will expand B.C.’s parks and protected areas system, adding approximately 107 hectares of new land to six existing Class A parks,” said the press release

By Trevor Miller on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters dropped Game #7 of their best-of-seven Interior Division Semi Final against the Vernon Vipers by a 5-2 score on Monday night at Kal Tire Place and saw their 2018/19 season come to a close. 

By Contributor on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

Eileen O’Krafka, who’ll be 92 this summer, is Canada’s oldest working Postmaster. Five days a week she sorts mail into the 68 post office boxes, collects outgoing mail, sells money orders, weighs packages and keeps the books balanced.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Mar 25 2019

Personal tax changes announced by the BC government over the past 18 months — including elimination of medical services plan (MSP) premiums — mean the vast majority of households will see a decrease in their provincial tax bills while the richest one per cent will pay more, 

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Mar 24 2019

Left lane hogs were back in the news again this week. The CTV Vancouver news story that I watched complained that drivers were not being held to account by police for failing to move out of the left lane and letting other drivers pass.

By Trevor Miller on Sunday Mar 24 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a 46-save performance from Adam Marcoux and two goals from Mack Byers to stave off elimination and force a Game #7 after a 5-2 victory in Game #6 at the Trail Memorial Centre on Saturday night. 

By Trevor Miller on Sunday Mar 24 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters suffered their third straight loss of the Interior Division Semi Final as they dropped a 5-2 decision to the Vernon Vipers in Game #5 on Friday night at Kal Tire Place. 

By The Narwhal on Friday Mar 22 2019

Petrowest’s financial woes were widely known when BC Hydro quietly awarded a major contract to a B.C. numbered company — 1054143 — that an investigation by The Narwhal reveals was incorporated by key Petrowest executives.

By Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

Interior Health is advising the public that N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from Cherry Hill Coffee has been recalled due to temperature issues in the manufacturing process that potentially failed to control pathogens, including botulism.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Mar 22 2019

A 62-year-old man will be appearing in court next month after a drug raid in Castlegar, according to RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.