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Wanted: Charlotte Small stories and artifacts

A statue of David Thompson and Charlotte Small featured at Pothole Park portrays the iconic couple

Healing the big river

Photographer documents the Columbia mile by mile while chasing salmon dreams

  • Jul 24, 2020
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Category 2, 3 fires to be banned in Southeast and Coastal Fire Centres

There are similar bans in the Kamloops and Cariboo Fire Centres as well

Hiking tips

Go green with your hiking this summer

Book Fairy flutters back to the valley this summer

Popular book loaning program returns with COVID-19 protocols

Radium brew pub gets zoning bylaw amendment

Owners hope to begin construction this summer

CVCF seeks applicants for COVID-19 funding

Charities and non-profits helping vulnerable locals during pandemic qualify

Travelling ladybugs bring smiles to Kootenay residents

Did you know, a group of ladybugs is called a loveliness?

Courson vying for regional director role

Nelson and Area Métis Society president Don Courson campaigning for MNBC Region #4 director’s role

Commercial huckleberry harvesting restricted in Kootenays

The province of B.C. has banned commercial-scale picking from July 15 to October 15

Restaurants at the Prestige in Radium “ready and eager to welcome patrons”

Conrad’s Kitchen and Grill as well as Don Agave Cantina re-open.

  • Jul 14, 2020

Local company’s sweet burn fades

Local owners Dave and Kathy Sutherland are moving on, leaving stockpiles of their jelly dwindling.

Resources expand for Ktunaxa language revitalization

Donald Sam encourages communities to be pragmatic about learning the Ktunaxa language

Residential waste increasing this spring

Residential waste at the Columbia Valley landfill has increased by 10.77 per cent this spring.

COVID-19 impacts drug trafficking supply chain

Paramedics in the Columbia Valley have responded to 19 reported overdoses in the last six months

Arif acknowledged nationally for rural medicine

Dr. Stephen Arif recently recieved the nationally recognized Fellowship of Rural and Remote Medicine

Shuswap Creek restoration continues multi-year project

The restoration project at Shuswap Creek has a March 2023 targeted completion date