Breanne Massey, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Ktunaxa commemorate residential school survivors with Orange Shirt Day

The Ktunaxa recently distributed a poem to honour residential school survivors on Orange Shirt Day

Salmon this September

A series of lessons about salmon were taught to Little Badgers children over the month of September

COTR honours Orange Shirt Day

A virtual event to raise awareness about Orange Shirt Day is being hosted early on Sept. 22

College of the Rockies appoints new members

Four new board members have recently joined the College of the Rockies

Cross-training program encourages collaboration

Several new leadership reassignments are expected to encourage collaboration and growth at the Ktunaxa Nation Council

Deadline for artist submissions extended

A request for Ktunaxa artist submissions has been extended until Sept. 21

Initiative sparks hope for mental health awareness

A lapsed RCMP member resigned to focus on raising awareness on mental health issues for teens

Bike safety workshop visits Little Badgers daycare

Some educators would say it’s never to early to learn about bike safety

Indigenous liaison encourages dialogue

Indigenous officer eager to engage with Ktunaxa communities

Province requests mandatory CWD testing

Hunters in southeastern B.C. are now required to submit deer heads for testing

Métis election information night garners low attendance

Fisher recently hosted an information night for voters to learn about the provincial election

Anonson announces MNBC Kootenay candidacy

Terry Anonson is campaigning for the MNBC Region #4 director role to represent the Kootenay citizens

Indigenous communities collaborate with SD #6 on back to school plans

A different tone will mark the start of the school year for students returning to studies

Archaeologist joins Shuswap’s culture team

De Brabandere says she landed her “dream job” at the SIB

CVMA successfully hosts information night

The CVMA plans to host a secondary information night for voters at 7 p.m. on Sept. 1 at the Lion’s Hall

Gas line project creates jobs

Nupqu Resource Limited Partnership plans to upgrade 200 kilometres for the FortisBC gas line project

Historical trade routes evolving for SIB

Historical trade routes have evolved as access to natural resources changes over time

Indian Beach Estates dog control covered by RDEK going forward

Leased lands on the reserve will now be eligible for dog control through RDEK

Métis woman eager to audition for historical documentary

Métis woman eager to audition for historical documentary with Julian Black Antelope

MNBC youth minister steps down to complete graduate studies

Métis Nation of B.C. provincial youth minister Cassidy Caron plans to step down after the election