Would Grohman Narrows excavation cause big changes in lake levels?
BC Hydro is trying to allay the fears of some residents that excavating the Grohman Narrows near Nelson would seriously change flows and levels. The narrows act as...
Hearne departing Castlegar Council
There will soon be an opening on Castlegar City Council. Monday night was Councillor Russ Hearne's final meeting and he has handed in a letter of resignation that...
Short films to document sculpture creation
The Castlegar Scuplturewalk has received $10,000 to create short films about the making of certain pieces. Councillor Dan Rye says this will is just another way to...
Waneta Expansion Project Community Day
A Waneta Expansion Community Day is on the go this Sunday at the project office site near the Trail Airport. It's happening from 8am until 4pm - with displays,...
Identity released in Kootenay Lake plane crash
The local man who died in a light aircraft crash near Kootenay Lake last week was Anthony Quibell. The 53 year old was the owner-pilot of the cessna twin engine that...
Local schools drop in Fraser rankings
The Fraser Institute's annual rankings for BC's Secondary Schools show only one local school is in their top 100. That's Nelson's LV Rogers which placed...
Castlegar's 2012 financials looking good
The City of Castlegar is getting more than a passing grade after the audit of their 2012 Financial Report. In a presentation to City Council Monday night it was shown...
Orphaned grizzly cubs to be released near Nakusp
Two orphaned grizzly bear cubs return to the Kootenays on Tuesday through a provincial pilot project. The two male bears were rescued locally and taken to the Northern...
Fortis BC hosts 'Enervention' in Grand Forks
Grand Forks residents can sign up for the Kootenay Energy Diet Tuesday night. Fortis BC hosts their latest so-called "ener-vention" at DA Perley School from...
Mixed reaction to Kaslo ER closures
There's a mixture of understanding and frustration in the community over the latest round of closures at the Health Centre in Kaslo. So says Maggie Winters with...
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