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100 Mile House hemp fibre may be on way to processing system

If 100 Mile House can get provincial help with hemp processing, there could be jobs

  • Oct 20th, 2017

Kootenay region unemployment highest in B.C.

The Kootenay region has the highest unemployment of any region in B.C.

  • Oct 20th, 2017

Politicians endorse rec centre design

Financing plan the next step

  • Oct 20th, 2017

NIEFS: More jobs than people to fill them creates new set of issues

Summer labour market study shows almost 25 per cent increase in postings over same time last year

LETTER: Cost of new fire hall

I am so very disturbed by what you have addressed to the people of Creston regarding the cost of a new fire hall.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

The Junco has no plans to travel south

Explore the birds in your backyard with The Spotlights John Moody

Crash on Highway 4 causes backup between Qualicum Beach and Port Alberni

Traffic between Qualicum Beach and Port Alberni has slowed to a crawl as emergency crews deal with a motor vehicle accident 10 kilometres west of the Coombs Junction with Highway 4.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Survey asks residents for opinions on cannabis regulation

BC government looking for feedback until Nov. 1.

North Cowichan to hold three town hall meetings to discuss the budget for 2018

Meetings to held at three disfferent locations starting next week

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Ominous date didn’t bother Comox resident

Albert Taylor had never been superstitious. So it didn't bother him when told his unit, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, would be parachuting on Friday the 13th in October of 1954 in Okotoks, Alta. near Calgary.

Victim in fatal ammonia leak remembered for his passion and smile

Friends and colleagues remember Lloyd Smith as someone who was always willing to help people

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Entrepreneur club formed at high school

Participating students will learn skills and pitch business plans before a panel

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Port Hardy Multiplex update

Port Hardy Council attended the UBCM meeting in Vancouver to help promote multiplex project.

Rezoning approved by Chilliwack council for Five Corners redevelopment

Speakers want heritage aspects incorporated into new DT neighbourhood design

Volunteers needed for Santa’s Workshop in Enderby

Santa's Workshop in Enderby is looking for help and donations.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Delta Police scam of the month: beware of cheque fraud

Scammers want you to cash a bum cheque and send them some of the funds, leaving you on the hook

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Drug overdose deaths hit highest number yet in Nanaimo

B.C. Coroners Service releases latest statistics on drug overdose deaths

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Original art auction commemorates Okanagan Centre Fire

Alex Fong original piece 'Any Way the Wind Blows' to commemorate the July 2017 Okanagan Centre Fire

Traffic backed up along Sooke Road, near Sooke River bridge

Traffic is backed up along Sooke Road due to construction work on Sooke River bridge. A single lane remains open and traffic control workers are on site to facilitate alternating traffic. Drivers are urged to be patient.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Star Princess cruises to Harbour City

The MV Star Princess called at the Nanaimo cruise ship terminal Thursday for a half-day stay

  • Oct 19th, 2017