Riders of West Kootenay Transit, including Nelson, Trail, Castlegar, Balfour, Kaslo and the Slocan Valley areas, will be excited about the announcement that the NextRide program is coming this summer.
The management of waste in the city is going up again.
City council passed third reading on the bylaw to bump the cost for curbside waste recovery in 2022 by $25 to fund the organics diversion program.
The BC Games Society and the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society have made the difficult decision not to stage the BC Winter Games next month.
However, Games organizers and stakeholders will explore options to see if the region can deliver this multi-sport event in 2023.
A concern over individual community’s contribution to a regional homelessness problem was not enough to derail support for a Selkirk College-led project designed for the streets.
To The Editor:
A recent decision by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary board has enabled the Christina Lake fire department to respond to calls outside its jurisdiction.
The bylaw — Bylaw 1788, opening the door for Christina Lake to service a wider area, was adopted at the recent RDKB meeting.
There has been an increase in the number of violent incidents and harassment toward regional district staff over the last 20 months, says the RDCK’s human resources advisor.
The raw wound of unequal distribution of COVID-19 federal/provincial re-start money could not be soothed for some at the regional district level.
The fall semester climax for students in the Selkirk College School of Business saw learners rise to the challenge with exciting small business concepts.
By Rochelle Baker / Local Journalism Initiative / Canada’s National Observer
A new study suggests that returning threatened B.C. salmon and steelhead stocks are being intercepted in large numbers by commercial harvesters in southeast Alaska.