L.V. Rogers Secondary is one of three local schools that will benefit from boiler upgrades.

L.V. Rogers Secondary is one of three local schools that will benefit from boiler upgrades.

Kootenay Lake district receives money for boiler upgrades

The local school district will receive $526,000 in provincial funding to upgrade boilers at three schools.

The Kootenay Lake school district will receive $526,000 in provincial funding to upgrade boilers at three schools.

It’s part of $35 million announced for school upgrades across the province this month.

W.E. Graham Community School in Slocan, Hume Elementary in Nelson, and L.V. Rogers Secondary in Nelson will receive$120,000, $142,000, and $264,000 respectively.

In total, 109 projects are being funded under the capital program. The Ministry of Education said they were chosen on a priority basis.

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