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Kootenay angler program off to a great start

“I’d like to see the fishery come back to its glory,” says first time winner Dave Johnston.

Summer outdoor education for kids during pandemic

Wildsight has created dozens of online lessons, including activities, videos and more

  • Jul 16, 2020
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Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Miss Canada 2020
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020

New book reappraises Silvery Slocan mining rush

Peter Smith has published Silver Rush: British Columbia’s Silvery Slocan 1891-1900

QUIZ: Are you ready for a summer road trip?

How much do you really know about roads, motor vehicles and car culture? Take this quiz to find out.

Nelson hospice starts Walk and Talk group in Lakeside Park

The Walk and Talk Grief Group is offered free to anyone grieving the death of a loved one

  • Jul 10, 2020

From baseball stars to forest fires: Southeast Fire Centre water bomber has an interesting past

Tanker 489 is stationed in Castlegar this year, but in the 1960s it belonged to the L.A. Dodgers.

Capitol Theatre issues call for homegrown talent

Theatre, music, dance, comedy, readings – if you can do it on stage, you can send in a submission

  • Jul 9, 2020

CHECK THIS OUT: Library offers Summer Reading Club with a twist

There won’t be in-library drop-ins, but there will still be many opportunities to connect with books

  • Jul 8, 2020

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

The dog was missing from his Castlegar home for three days.

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

Reflecting on former Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy’s legacy

Former BC cabinet minister and Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy passed away June 26

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

These are the dog days of summer. How much do you know about dogs?

Nelson Air Cadets receive promotions and awards

The squadron has been operating virtually since March

Provincial organization honours Nelson youth centre

The BC Recreation and Parks Association has presented its Program Excellence Award

VIDEO: Nelson shows its heart with new mural

The massive image now decorates city hall

COLUMN: Simple steps to keep rats out of your home

“Rats can squeeze through openings as small as a quarter,” writes wildlife columnist Dave White

  • Jun 24, 2020