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Central Okanagan school enrolment keeps growing

Initial registration figures exceed school district projections


Selkirk College returns to in-person learning

Those living in student housing are required to have proof of at least one dose of vaccination

  • Aug 30, 2021


Mudslide shuts off Hwy 1 through Fraser Canyon as Coquihalla still closed due to wildfire

This leaves one route for any travellers: Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton

  • Aug 17, 2021


Canada given top marks for Columbia River Treaty public engagement

Eight American organizations are praising Canadian efforts

  • Jul 30, 2021

Carolyn Mark, West Kootenay musicians play free online concert

Slocan Valley's The Shed hosts the show July 30

  • Jul 9, 2021

New Slocan Valley developments see future in tiny homes, communal living

A couple is building a 37-acre development between Winlaw and Slocan City

  • Jul 5, 2021

Should motorboats be banned on the Slocan River? This woman says yes

Judy McMahon is concerned by rising tourism

  • Jun 22, 2021

Study casts new light on poverty in the West Kootenay

Nine communities in region have more low-income residents than provincial average

  • Jun 19, 2021

Missing footage of Empress of Ireland hero from Silverton located

A man and girl are depicted on a long-lost newsreel from 1914

  • May 27, 2021

RDCK board holds off on Slocan Valley cell service study

The feasibility study on expanding service in the Pass Creek and Slocan Valley areas was delayed

  • Apr 8, 2021

FortisBC asks fishers to watch out for tagged Rainbow Trout in Kootenay River

The fish are part of a three-year study

  • Mar 11, 2021

Old South Slocan schoolhouse slated for demolition

The 91-year-old schoolhouse will be taken down next year

  • Dec 11, 2020

‘Last mile’ debate a Gordian knot in Slocan Valley’s fibre-optic cable plans

How do you bring high-speed internet not just to communities, but individual homes?

  • Nov 27, 2020

Habitat for Humanity seeks Nelson families for first-time home ownership

A property is available at 2108 Creek Street

  • Nov 23, 2020

Wolverine research study boosted by citizen science

The study looked at the true population of wolverines in the South Columbia mountains

  • Nov 13, 2020

Central Okanagan Board of Education chairperson re-elected

Moyra Baxter was unanimous choice of trustees to serve 9th consecutive term as head of the school board

  • Nov 11, 2020

Support for community forests seen as key to wildfire prevention efforts

A new report calls for more funding, resources

  • Nov 8, 2020

Road access to parks worries local Kootenay volunteer group

The Friends of West Kootenay Parks Society has opened a trail to Kokanee Glacier Park

  • Nov 7, 2020

Delivery of fibre-optic service for Slocan Valley pushed back three years

Silverton mayor calls news 'frustrating'

  • Nov 6, 2020

Selkirk College formalizes plan for future campus development

New student housing in Nelson and Castlegar is considered a priority

  • Nov 2, 2020
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