John Boivin

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

UPDATED: Respiratory outbreak, not COVID-19, hits New Denver health facility

Visitors asked to stay away from Slocan Community Health Centre

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

RDCK takes measures to protect onsite waste and recycling staff

Free tipping fees for homeowners, but caution not to overuse it

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

Don’t let system get overwhelmed by COVID-19, urges Nakusp doctors

Stay isolated, stay safe, the system can be easily pushed over limit, they say

Heli-ski operator shuts down early amid COVID-19 concerns

CMH made the decision on the weekend

RED Mountain to close in response to COVID-19 pandemic

RED joins Whitewater resort in shutting operations for public health concerns

‘Business as usual’ at RED Mountain Resort, despite COVID-19

Some large events cancelled, but ski conditions are great, says resort

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, but uncertainty remains

While West Kootenay levels are higher than normal, it doesn’t mean forecasters can predict flooding

Motor vehicle collision closes Highway 3A

Police, emergency crews called to Shoreacres area

Snowboarder rescued off Red Mountain resort

Man went missing Sunday afternoon, found in evening.

Man’s body found in Burton mobile home after fire

Fire chief says cause of fire not suspicious

Minor penalty for coach roughing player irks Castlegar parents

Minor hockey v-p quits in row over one-game suspension given to coach

Castlegar warming centre closes for season, many lessons learned

The community responded incredibly to calls for help; government, not so much

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