Wire Service

A few from Buckflats meet over Dungate Community Forest expansion

The meeting was held on the back of the suggestion to have an advisory committee

  • Oct 28, 2020

Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths

Canada crossed the threshold of 5,000 deaths on May 12, a little over two months after the first was reported

  • Oct 28, 2020

Arena lobby project receives financial top up

Money comes from Dungate profits

  • Oct 28, 2020

B.C. has been under a COVID-19 state of emergency for more than half the year

Province has been under a state of emergency for 32 weeks – and counting

  • Oct 28, 2020

Babine Lake Elementary school gets 30 laptops for Teacher’s Day Contest

Jonathan Morry is the teacher who won the contest

  • Oct 28, 2020

Babine Lake Elementary school gets 30 laptops for Teacher’s Day Contest

Jonathan Morry is the teacher who won the contest

  • Oct 28, 2020

Canadians come together online to ring in U.S. election with cross-border stakes

American-Canadians of all political stripes are welcome to tune in to a virtual Q-and-A hosted by the U.S. Embassy

  • Oct 28, 2020

Community comes together for a 15 year old Burns Laker admitted at BC Children’s hospital

A fundraising campaign to support the family is being run now

  • Oct 28, 2020

Dementia helpline offered in West Kootenay

First Link provides dementia support and information weekdays until 8 p.m.

  • Oct 28, 2020

District honing in on webcasting of meetings, events

Would further engage residents in District business

  • Oct 28, 2020

District thanks property owners for paying taxes

Does urge others to pay what they can

  • Oct 28, 2020

Dungate Community Forest profits bolster community hall replacement

Coastal GasLink also being asked to make contribution

  • Oct 28, 2020

First snow in Kootenays causes multiple crashes; one suspected of involving alcohol

The Trail and Greater District RCMP's weekly brief contains details on collisions

  • Oct 28, 2020

Granisle Public Library’s tech haul to help community, especially seniors

The library is putting the provincial technology grant towards exciting projects

  • Oct 28, 2020

Houston getting ready for Halloween

Fire department to distribute candy Hallowe'en night

  • Oct 28, 2020

Journey begins for Kelowna hip-hop artist

Artist Cameron James and filmmaker Jordan Powers proof talent doesnt stop at west coast

  • Oct 28, 2020

Keep on trucking … not

Council is shelving a planned truck stop feasibility study in favour of one to develop a commercial retail, services and entertainment strategy.

  • Oct 28, 2020

Kimberley Minor Hockey asks city to reopen Marysville Arena

Kimberley City Council received a letter from Kimberley Minor Hockey President Trevor Woynarski expressing concern over the possibility that Marysville Arena may not open for the 2020-21 season.

  • Oct 28, 2020

Lakes Animal Friendship Scoeity receives a $3,000 donation

The Burns Lake Canadian Wholesale club presented $3,000 to Lakes Animal Friendship Society as part of their Give a Little campaign. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

  • Oct 28, 2020