West Kootenay Advertiser

RDCK board holds off on Slocan Valley cell service study

The feasibility study on expanding service in the Pass Creek and Slocan Valley areas was delayed

  • Apr 8, 2021


FortisBC asks fishers to watch out for tagged Rainbow Trout in Kootenay River

The fish are part of a three-year study

  • Mar 11, 2021


Old South Slocan schoolhouse slated for demolition

The 91-year-old schoolhouse will be taken down next year

  • Dec 11, 2020


‘Last mile’ debate a Gordian knot in Slocan Valley’s fibre-optic cable plans

How do you bring high-speed internet not just to communities, but individual homes?

  • Nov 27, 2020

Habitat for Humanity seeks Nelson families for first-time home ownership

A property is available at 2108 Creek Street

  • Nov 23, 2020

Wolverine research study boosted by citizen science

The study looked at the true population of wolverines in the South Columbia mountains

  • Nov 13, 2020

Central Okanagan Board of Education chairperson re-elected

Moyra Baxter was unanimous choice of trustees to serve 9th consecutive term as head of the school board

  • Nov 11, 2020

Support for community forests seen as key to wildfire prevention efforts

A new report calls for more funding, resources

  • Nov 8, 2020

Road access to parks worries local Kootenay volunteer group

The Friends of West Kootenay Parks Society has opened a trail to Kokanee Glacier Park

  • Nov 7, 2020

Delivery of fibre-optic service for Slocan Valley pushed back three years

Silverton mayor calls news 'frustrating'

  • Nov 6, 2020

Selkirk College formalizes plan for future campus development

New student housing in Nelson and Castlegar is considered a priority

  • Nov 2, 2020

Celebrate International Bat Week

Bats are about to begin migrating or hibernating

  • Oct 30, 2020

COVID-19 support program brings faster internet to rural communities

The province has provided grants to local internet providers

  • Oct 28, 2020

Elephant Mountain Literary Festival celebrates the outdoors

Writers Sarah Louise Butler and Jayme Moye will read in Blewett next month

  • Jun 26, 2020

Village of Kaslo considers water supply alternatives

Kaslo's water system was damaged by last month's floods

  • Jun 26, 2020

Nelson-born mandolinist featured in podcast series on Canadian folk music

Triggs quietly amassed one of the largest repertoires of mandolin tunes in the 1940s and '50s.

  • Jan 4, 2020

Castlegar author looks back on life in new book

Elizabeth Fleet has published a book of reminiscences with illustrations by Sandra Donohue.

  • Nov 6, 2019

DJ Olive performs in Nelson

Working on concept called The Vinyl Score

  • Jul 20, 2018

Wildfire season is here

Tips to protect your property

  • Jul 7, 2018

Invasive plant species for sale in Kootenay region

Warning issued by watchdog council

  • Jun 29, 2018