NDP National Parks Critic Wayne Stetski echoes environmental groups, Indigenous leaders and stakeholders on the need for stronger protection for our parks.
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$1.6 million in Trust grants will help improve over 600 units across the Basin
Bus riders in the West Kootenay Regional Transit System will soon be able to choose new weekday trips between Nelson and Selkirk College in Castlegar.
School Works provides funding for apprenticeships and career-related positions
The Greyhound Canada service closure is a crisis for rural Canada, and one that must be addressed as soon as possible.
The annual Business Walk captures the pulse of businesses throughout Cranbrook.
The Waneta Terrestrial Compensation Program (WTCP) has selected five projects for funding as part of a mandate to support habitat restoration & conservation.
Yellowhead Road and Bridge is also is the current contractor for the neighbouring Central Kootenay region.
The Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event.
Lucas Pitts, the current Director of Public Works, has been appointed to take over both the Director of Public Works and Director of Development Services jobs.
Curbs and sidewalks have been poured, with landscaping, driveway and pathway restoration to take place in the coming weeks.
The City of Trail has awarded the Cominco Arena Lighting Project to a local contractor, Power Tech Electric Ltd.
The Midway/Kettle Valley Fire Services Advisory Committee held its inaugural meeting in June to begin work toward building a new fire hall.
The craft beer and estate wine market is continuing to show impressive growth in the Kootenays.
SMS Equipment Inc. and KMC Mining have partnered to make big statements in support of prostate cancer research, breast cancer research & mental health awareness
Traveling abroad to study helps build on skills that post-secondary students can utilize in a rapidly changing world.
When you support the United Way East Kootenay you help make positive things happen in your community.
The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada transparently measures a diverse range of Canadian enterprises on sustainability metrics.
Michael Graeme was recently announced as one of ten 3M National Student Fellowship Award winners
Congratulations to the owners and staff at Chasse Holdings in Invermere.
The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $67,755 in new grants.
Red Bird Estate Winery is owned and operated by Shannon and Remi Cardinal.
Astra is a powerful augmented business intelligence system that uses artificial intelligence for performing analytics of industrial data.
Freedom Mobile has been pitching new cell service sites in smaller regions this year – including Cranbrook and East Kootenay area.
Trust support reduces wait lists, adds five new markets, feeds 225 more families
One hundred fifty-two graduates were able to attend the June 8th ceremony.
The Friday before Thanksgiving of each year would be designated as National Local Food Day.
The Columbia Basin Trust and the Regional District of East Kootenay recently announced the approval of programs for the community initiatives and affected area
The Sparwood DC Fast Charging stations completes the planned installation of fast charging stations across the Highway 3 corridor in the Kootenays.
Trail Operations houses one of the world’s largest smelting and refining complexes.
The Minister’s Tourism Engagement Council was formed to help guide government's tourism policy, strategy and program implementation.
A few of the lines available at Zinnia include the internationally renowned Nomads Hempwear, based in the Slocan Valley and Smoking Lily from Victoria.
Published in September 2017, Full Curl is the first book in the Jenny Willson Mystery Series that features park warden Jenny Willson.
The Chamber of Year award recognized the innovative efforts that the Chamber has put into play with the Castlegar Economic Development Plan.
The Accelerate Kootenays project is facilitated by Community Energy Association.
The former homestead of the Fitzen family was acquired by the Nature Conservancy of Canada as a partial donation and partial land purchase.
$5-million financing from BDC to go into enhancing guest experiences at the year-round B.C. resort.
Seven credit unions from the Boundary, Kootenay, and Columbia Valley have collaborated in their efforts to provide financial relief for Grand Forks.