Featured Photo: students from St. Joseph’s School, accompanied by RHC’s Sam Cowan and Fire Fighters Leo Grypma and Marc Thibault
In the most recent round of Nelson Fire Rescue Services’ annual Fire Drill Competition, the students of St. Joseph’s School proved to be top-notch. While pretty much all the schools in Nelson scored high, Hume came out on top and took home the trophy and $300 cash, donated by Nelson’s insurance agents at K.I.S., B.C.A.A., R.H.C., and Poulin’s.
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TMTVNEWS.COM, Vancouver, B.C. – Today Pacific Blue Cross announced that the West Kootenay Community TEETH Clinic Society is the winner of its 75th anniversary Share the Care campaign.
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Avalanche Control Highway 1
Avalanche Control Highway 1 Both directions – Closed in both directions from Revelstoke to Golden (147.8 km) because of ongoing Avalanche Control in Glacier National Park. No detour available. Estimated time of opening is 8:00 pm. Next update at 6:00 pm. Updated on Thu Jan 28 at 4:14 pm PST. Updated info
Continue reading Avalanche control closes Highway 1 – Highway 3 Kootenay Pass now open
Management plans for three RDCK parks—Crescent Valley Beach, Waterloo Eddy and Pass Creek—were adopted by the RDCK Board and are ready to implement, the RDCK announced Wednesday.
Featured photo: https://www.friendsoftrails.org Pass Creek in fall
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$10 million for BC ground search and rescue. BC ground search and rescue volunteers are known for providing an outstretched hand-of-help to the lost or injured. BC will be providing $10 million in one-time funding to help bolster training, administrative support and equipment renewals.
Continue reading Province commits $10 million for B.C. ground search and rescue
Cranbrook was the only Kootenay community recognized in the new ranking
Once again, Vancouver-based BC Business magazine’s January cover story ranks 36 cities in British Columbia as the province’s best for work.
Continue reading Cranbrook number 16 in “Best Cities for Work In B.C.” ranking
Inspired by Invermere’s small town heritage and natural surroundings, homes at Highland Crossing reflect the essence of the town
Featured Photo: Highland Crossings’ townhomes that overlook Lake Windermere.— Urban West Projects Inc.
Continue reading New $4.1 million multi-family community in Invermere
The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce that the RDCK is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative funding. Nelson City Council will be allocating this funding between the four core pillars of sustainability as identified in the City’s Path to 2040 Sustainability Strategy.
Continue reading FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE GROUPS
TMTVNEWS.COM (IHA) Transplant patients living in rural communities can be faced with a number of challenges when travelling long distances to attend an appointment. But for Paula Smith, a new telehealth service for post-kidney transplant patients has eliminated all of these.
Continue reading Paving the way: telehealth clinics for post-transplant follow up