John Boivin

Slocan Valley craft distiller wading through obstacles to help fight COVID-19

From raw materials to licences to bottles, getting production ramped up has been a challenge

West Kootenay octogenarian helping develop low-cost ventilator for COVID-19 patients

Peter Brockley is working with his doctor son, Graham, to develop the unit that could save lives

Salmo woman starts Facebook group to organize mask-makers

Hopes to ease mask shortage for Kootenay first responders and essential service workers.

Air Canada cuts all flights in and out of Castlegar

Cut begins immediately as airline adapts strategy to COVID-19

Selkirk College student housing to remain open, with precautions

College won’t evict students in midst of COVID-19 pandemic, says prez

Air Canada suspends service to Castlegar, Cranbrook in April

Company responding to COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus spread prompts Selkirk College letter to students

‘We can’t stop COVID-19, all we can do is plan to deal with it.’

Three Nakusp women enter international tattoo competition

Could one of them be the next Inked Magazine cover girl?

Snowpack levels’ growth slowed in February, Boundary levels high

Boundary snowpack levels are high, but level of freshet depends on temperature, spring rain

Much dryer, a little cooler: February saw half the normal precipitation, says SEFC

Precipitation in the form of rain was a rare thing in February

No coronavirus in Colville area, says school district

Suspected person tested negative for the COVID-19 virus

Classes resume in Colville, Washington after coronavirus scare

Officials say they have isolated anyone who may have been in contact with a suspected case

Colville schools close a second day on coronavirus fears

All schools closed, extra-curricular activities banned while awaiting test results

Windstorm downs power lines across swath of West Kootenay

Hundreds still without power on Wednesday morning

Conservation land purchase to protect wildlife near Grand Forks

The property is year-round habitat for a herd of 200-300 California bighorn sheep

Trucking company fined $175K for Kootenay creek fuel spill

Decision handed down last Friday in Nelson court

Hidden message connects Castlegar homeowners decades apart

The Rodgers family was surprised when a message fell out of the walls as they were renovating

New ‘hub’ model takes regional approach to doctor recruitment in West Kootenay

Kootenay-Boundary a provincial leader in effectively attracting doctors to work here

Missing Slocan City man found dead

Douglas Morrison went missing in mid-January