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Kootenay cooperative launches delivery service for Slocan Valley residents in need

Kootenay cooperative launches delivery service for Slocan Valley residents in need

Residents will be able to order food, pharmacy and farming supplies with new service

Kootenay cooperative launches delivery service for Slocan Valley residents in need
Selkirk College is closing in on the $60,000 fundraising campaign goal. File photo

Selkirk College closing in on COVID-19 fundraising goal for students

The college launched the fundraiser on April 5 to help students out financially during crisis

Selkirk College is closing in on the $60,000 fundraising campaign goal. File photo
Halcyon Hot Springs Resort’s cabins and chalets are open during the COVID-19 crisis, although the pools are closed. File photo

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort staff receive threats while working during COVID-19 crisis

The threats come even as the resort has shut down most of its operations during the crisis

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort’s cabins and chalets are open during the COVID-19 crisis, although the pools are closed. File photo
The 2020 Castlegar Sculpturewalk is forging ahead this year. File photo

Castlegar Sculpturewalk to take place despite COVID-19 crisis

Cancellation of opening gala, physical distancing signage and online voting are some changes to event

The 2020 Castlegar Sculpturewalk is forging ahead this year. File photo
Butler released the book last month. Photo courtesy of Sarah Butler

Nelson author Sarah Butler releases new novel

The Wild Heavens tells the story of a man who discovers a mysterious set of tracks in B.C.’s Interior

Butler released the book last month. Photo courtesy of Sarah Butler
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West Kootenay governments lower flags to honour 22 lives lost in Nova Scotia mass shooting

Grand Forks, Trail and Rossland latest communities to lower flags

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The city is seeking financial aid to help operate the regional airport during the COVID-19 crisis. File photo

City of Castlegar to ask for financial support to help operate West Kootenay Regional Airport

The city said it will be sending a letter to provincial and federal ministers shortly

The city is seeking financial aid to help operate the regional airport during the COVID-19 crisis. File photo
The cougar was spotted on two separate occasions on April 16. Photo courtesy of Columbia and Western Trail Facebook page

Cougar spotted twice on Columbia and Western Trail near Castlegar

Cyclists and pedestrians are being asked to avoid using section of the trail in meantime

The cougar was spotted on two separate occasions on April 16. Photo courtesy of Columbia and Western Trail Facebook page
The Regional District of Central Kootenay is changing some of its services due to COVID-19. File photo

Regional District of Central Kootenay changes services due to COVID-19

Building inspections and GIS services are some of the services impacted

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is changing some of its services due to COVID-19. File photo
The duo have been busy donating supplies to those in need during the pandemic (Photo courtesy of Selkirk College)

Selkirk College gives back during COVID-19 crisis

Staff have been delivering grocery items and medical supplies to those in need during pandemic

The duo have been busy donating supplies to those in need during the pandemic (Photo courtesy of Selkirk College)
Air Canada won’t be flying in and out of West Kootenay Regional Airport until at least May 1 (File photo)

Air Canada extends suspension of flights in and out of West Kootenay Regional Airport until April 30

It’s still unknown if flights will resume at Castlegar’s airport on May 1

Air Canada won’t be flying in and out of West Kootenay Regional Airport until at least May 1 (File photo)
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6,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs

Workers previously weren’t allowed into country due to travel restrictions from COVID-19

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Interior Health postpones most non-urgent surgeries

Surgeries related to cancer or caesarean sections are still planned to go ahead

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Okanagan grocery store manager responds after couple buys entire meat supply

Okanagan grocery store manager responds after couple buys entire meat supply

The incident occurred Saturday night at Save On Foods

Okanagan grocery store manager responds after couple buys entire meat supply
B.C. Tree Fruits Cooperative’s apple exports to Asia have declined due to the coronavirus outbreak. (File photo)

Okanagan apple exports to Asia seeing big dip as COVID-19 spreads

B.C. Tree Fruits said that getting fruit into China has become more difficult

B.C. Tree Fruits Cooperative’s apple exports to Asia have declined due to the coronavirus outbreak. (File photo)
BREAKING: Kelowna RCMP to further investigate 12 sexual assault cases, create sexual assault unit

BREAKING: Kelowna RCMP to further investigate 12 sexual assault cases, create sexual assault unit

Recommendations come five months after it was revealed 40% of sexual assaults were deemed ‘unfounded’

BREAKING: Kelowna RCMP to further investigate 12 sexual assault cases, create sexual assault unit
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

Interior Health leading the way with innovative therapy for stroke patients

Percentage of ischemic stroke patients who received treatment has risen dramatically

Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
A picture of Teanna Elliot with her daughter (Photo courtesy of Teanna Elliot)

Kelowna’s ‘Baby Mary’ finds biological parents after more than 30 years

Geneologist and DNA test helped her connect with her biological parents

A picture of Teanna Elliot with her daughter (Photo courtesy of Teanna Elliot)
Sections of the Coquihalla Highway will be temporarily closed between Hope and Merritt on Wednesday (file photo)

Parts of Coquihalla to close from Hope to Merritt for avalanche control

The highway will be closed from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. due to avalanche control

Sections of the Coquihalla Highway will be temporarily closed between Hope and Merritt on Wednesday (file photo)
A lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018 (The Canadian Press)

$70 million Lotto Max jackpot still up for grabs for B.C. residents on Tuesday

On top of the jackpot, an estimated 25 Maxmillion prizes are also available

A lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018 (The Canadian Press)