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The KBFA is an agricultural extension program that supports local food producers. Photo: kbfc.ca

Boundary farmers, ranchers invited to fun field days

The Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors are co-ordinating two events in the Boundary and West Kootenays this month

The KBFA is an agricultural extension program that supports local food producers. Photo: kbfc.ca
Russell is pictured here as a candidate for the Boundary-Similkameen in last fall’s provincial election. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

‘The burning of churches is not the way forward,’ writes MLA Russell

Russell’s latest column includes voices from Indigenous leaders throughout the Boundary-Similkameen

Russell is pictured here as a candidate for the Boundary-Similkameen in last fall’s provincial election. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Pictured are the old railway bridge supports, viewed from the Granby dam site. Photo: Michelle Mallette

Grand Forks Community Trails Society puts up signage, fencing at dam site

Signage leaves plenty of room for photographers, sight-seers, writes society

Pictured are the old railway bridge supports, viewed from the Granby dam site. Photo: Michelle Mallette
Wildfire interface treatment at Queen’s Bay on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake. Photo: Forest Enhancement Society of BC

Mercer Celgar projects will reduce residual fibre burning in Kootenay Boundary

One of the projects is at West Arm Park near Nelson

Wildfire interface treatment at Queen’s Bay on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake. Photo: Forest Enhancement Society of BC
Selkirk College has begun its search in earnest for a leader to replace president Angus Graeme who is set to retire from his position in May 2022. Photo: Submitted

Selkirk College seeks community input for president search

Current president Angus Graeme retires next year

Selkirk College has begun its search in earnest for a leader to replace president Angus Graeme who is set to retire from his position in May 2022. Photo: Submitted
Adrian Moyls is the Selkirk College Class of 2021 valedictorian and graduate of the School of Health and Human Services. Photo: Submitted

Selkirk College valedictorian proves mettle in accomplishment

Adrian Moyls is a graduate of the School of Health and Human Services

Adrian Moyls is the Selkirk College Class of 2021 valedictorian and graduate of the School of Health and Human Services. Photo: Submitted
Jade Osecki leading a Fridays for Future climate march in Nelson in 2020. Photo: Submitted

Nelson Grade 12 student Jade Osecki wins Suzy Hamilton Award

Carolyn Schramm was also honoured in this year’s environmental award for West Kootenay women

Jade Osecki leading a Fridays for Future climate march in Nelson in 2020. Photo: Submitted
Asian clams versus native B.C. clams comparison. Photo: Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society

Invasive Asian Clams found in Pend D’Oreille River

Watercraft users and anglers are urged to clean, drain and dry gear

Asian clams versus native B.C. clams comparison. Photo: Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society
West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Central Mountain Air leaving Castlegar airport in July

The airline says market can’t handle two airlines

West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
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Castlegar Community Services opens Kootenay rent bank

Rent assistance will be available across the Kootenays

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Grand Forks’ Roly Russell, pictured here at a campaign rally last October, is the MLA for the Boundary-Similkameen. He serves as parliamentary secretary for rural development. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

MLA Russell supports ‘paradigm shift’ in forestry sector

‘More deferrals to protect old-growth forests are coming this summer,’ Russell writes in op-ed

Grand Forks’ Roly Russell, pictured here at a campaign rally last October, is the MLA for the Boundary-Similkameen. He serves as parliamentary secretary for rural development. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A new song by Nelson’s Charlie PS is out now. Photo: Submitted

VIDEO: Former Kootenay Music Awards winner release new single

“Ghost of You” by Charlie PS is out now

A new song by Nelson’s Charlie PS is out now. Photo: Submitted
Filmmaker Cheryl Foggo on the set of John Ware Reclaimed near Millarville, Alta. Foggo will give the keynote address at the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival on July 7. Photo: Bonnie Thompson
Filmmaker Cheryl Foggo on the set of John Ware Reclaimed near Millarville, Alta. Foggo will give the keynote address at the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival on July 7. Photo: Bonnie Thompson
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Paramedic training returning to Castlegar

Emergency Medical Responder and Primary Care Paramedic training to take place in Castlegar

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Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar doctor answers common vaccine questions Part 2

Family physician Megan Taylor answers common vaccine questions

Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November, now she is urging residents to get vaccinated. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay doctor makes plea and answers questions about COVID vaccines

Castlegar’s Dr. Megan Taylor answers questions from patients

Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November, now she is urging residents to get vaccinated. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted
Dr. Katherine Oldfield is a naturopathic physician, mother, and active member of the Nelson-West Kootenay chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Restore our Earth, restore our health

Katherine Oldfield marks Earth Day by writing about the priorities we need to have

Dr. Katherine Oldfield is a naturopathic physician, mother, and active member of the Nelson-West Kootenay chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted
First-year Selkirk College student Terra-Mae Box is one of many talented writers who will read their work at the Black Bear Review’s annual (virtual) launch on April 22. Photo: Submitted

Black Bear Review launch party showcases diverse Kootenay talent

The new issue launches virtually April 22

First-year Selkirk College student Terra-Mae Box is one of many talented writers who will read their work at the Black Bear Review’s annual (virtual) launch on April 22. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small

Selkirk College discontinues men’s hockey

Selkirk Saints hockey team permanently dismantled

Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small