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Qat’muk protection funding heralded

The Ktunaxa Nation has received approval from Environment and Climate Change Canada for funding to work toward developing an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area, up…

Trust helps improve flood resiliency in Basin

Columbia Basin Trust brings partners together to secure a $2-million LiDAR-mapping project Several Columbia Basin communities will soon have newly acquired, state-of-the-art data that will…

Local groups celebrate Jumbo decision

Wildsight and the Jumbo Creek Conservation Society are celebrating a win for the Jumbo Valley following a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling August 6. The…

Nature Talks: The Grizzly Bear

By Anne Jardine Over 200 nature lovers flocked to Invermere’s community centre for a Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) presentation on grizzly bears Thursday, September…

Home energy efficiency workshops upcoming

Home energy efficiency workshops for realtors, home inspectors and local government officials are coming soon to the East Kootenay. Facilitated by the Regional District of…

Quiet revisions in OCP are concerning

Letter to the Editor In 2014 the valley public spent many hours and tax dollars toward development of an updated Official Community Plan (OCP). The…