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When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
Cannabis co-op promoters issue report after Kootenay meetings

Cannabis co-op promoters issue report after Kootenay meetings

Small producers group plans to incorporate a co-op later this year

Cannabis co-op promoters issue report after Kootenay meetings
Premier John Horgan addresses Steelworkers at the Interfor plant in Castlegar on Wednesday. (Photo by: John Boivin)

Premier Horgan talks jobs and opportunity at Castlegar mill

Upbeat visit brings message of hope and co-operation among Kootenay forestry players

Premier John Horgan addresses Steelworkers at the Interfor plant in Castlegar on Wednesday. (Photo by: John Boivin)
Jim Leslie, Kootenay United Cannabis Association vice president, addresses delegates at the symposium in Nelson. Photo submitted

Facing high regulatory barriers, Kootenay cannabis producers gather for support

Symposium on barriers facing legalization attended by hundreds

Jim Leslie, Kootenay United Cannabis Association vice president, addresses delegates at the symposium in Nelson. Photo submitted
Minister of Citizen’s Services Jinny Sims said the province is continuing to work to ensure every resident has access to high-speed Internet.                                Photo: John Boivin

Slocan Valley to be ‘lit up’ with high-speed internet in 12 months

125 kilometres of fibre-optic cable to be laid from Nakusp to Playmor Junction

Minister of Citizen’s Services Jinny Sims said the province is continuing to work to ensure every resident has access to high-speed Internet.                                Photo: John Boivin
Cannabis entrepreneur Jeff Thompson is opening his second shop in Castlegar on Friday.                                 (Photo: John Boivin)

Castlegar’s first pot shop to open on Friday

The Higher Path is the culmination of years of hard work by owner Jeff Thompson

Cannabis entrepreneur Jeff Thompson is opening his second shop in Castlegar on Friday.                                 (Photo: John Boivin)
BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Students gathered at Selkirk College Tuesday night to protest tuition hikes. Photo: Betsy Kline

Selkirk College raises tuition fees

Two-per-cent increase for domestic students

Students gathered at Selkirk College Tuesday night to protest tuition hikes. Photo: Betsy Kline
Students at the college face a two per cent tuition increase this year, as they have for the last decade. (File photo)

Selkirk College students protest proposed tuition increases

Students’ union says this year’s two-per-cent increase puts education out of reach for some

Students at the college face a two per cent tuition increase this year, as they have for the last decade. (File photo)
Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Dozens of companies are on hand today, Nov. 15 at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair
The province spends $400 million annually clearing highways. (Submitted photo)

Castlegar, Grand Forks areas to see cleaner winter roads under new contract

YRB set to take over 10-year maintenance contract on Monday

The province spends $400 million annually clearing highways. (Submitted photo)
Syringa Creek fire. (Stefanie Harron photo)

VIDEO: Fires near Castlegar continue to grow

The Syringa Creek Complex is made up of three fires with a combined size of almost 8,000 hectares

Syringa Creek fire. (Stefanie Harron photo)
Fires near Rossland, Grand Forks prompt evacuation alerts

Fires near Rossland, Grand Forks prompt evacuation alerts

RDKB issues alerts to about 50 properties for two separate fires

Fires near Rossland, Grand Forks prompt evacuation alerts
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Shambhala Music Festival will be holding a job fair at 295 Baker Street in Nelson on Wednesday, May 23 from 12 p.m to 4 p.m. Photo submitted

Shambhala hiring now underway

21st annual festival goes this August

  • May 13, 2018
Shambhala Music Festival will be holding a job fair at 295 Baker Street in Nelson on Wednesday, May 23 from 12 p.m to 4 p.m. Photo submitted
FortisBC offers small businesses one-on-one energy saving advice

FortisBC offers small businesses one-on-one energy saving advice

Community ambassadors to visit five centres

  • May 13, 2018
FortisBC offers small businesses one-on-one energy saving advice
Nelson-based journalist Bob Keating’s article appeared in Issue 31 of Kootenay Mountain Culture. Photo supplied

Kootenay Mountain Culture lands award nomination for Columbia River Basin feature

‘The feature is reflective of our commitment to supporting the Kootenays’

  • May 12, 2018
Nelson-based journalist Bob Keating’s article appeared in Issue 31 of Kootenay Mountain Culture. Photo supplied
Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.
Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

Fun stunt highlights serious concern for rural B.C. towns

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo
The new ferry for glade is about ready for service. (Submitted photo)

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will emit less greenhouse gases.

The new ferry for glade is about ready for service. (Submitted photo)