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By Arianna Murphy Steed Arianna is starting her first year of university at UBC in Vancouver this week. There is a lot to like about the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre...
Nelson Waldorf School Class 7 organized a triathlon fundraiser on Thursday, May 26. The event started with paddling canoes west along Kootenay Lake from the Orange Bridge, hiking Pulpit Rock,...
Drafted by West Kootenay EcoSociety Conservation Committee July 2016 The West Kootenay region supports a high density of breeding western toads and the population at Summit Lake likely represents a...
By Montana Burgess “What is the West Kootenays? Where is it? How many people live there? Why do you live in such a rural place?” I hear these questions a...


Change the way you vote in Canada this month

By Ann Remnant Our Kootenay Members of Parliament are touring the area over the next month to collect your input on electoral reform and proportional representation. Be heard on August...Read more

MarketFest - August 26

The final 2016 MarketFest celebration will be returning on August 26! Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance...Read more

West Kootenay Foodie Film Fest

By Chelsea Matheison I’ve always known that, on some level, local food sustainability was important, but until recently, it was never a forefront issue in my mind. I guess I...Read more

MarketFest-July 22

The 2016 MarketFest celebrations will be returning for three nights this coming summer! Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market f eaturing 100 vendors,...Read more