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COTR simulators will be upgraded through federal grant

The College of the Rockies is receiving a $350,000 investment to expand its industrial training program.

Letters: Why the flip-flop?

reviewed the first draft of the Official Community Plan and there are major changes, seemingly contrary to your community’s direction.

Letters: B.C.’s ESL industry bodes well for economy

new bureaucratic regulations that may impact B.C.’s International English as a Second Language (ESL) education industry

Cranbrook cull cancelled after four deer traps vandalized

The deer cull is on hold indefinitely in Cranbrook after four provincially-owned clover traps were vandalized

Lilith 400 accepting applications from motivated, educated young women

Citing a lack of women in powerful corporate positions, Lilith Professional is holding a 6-day conference in Squamish, B.C. this August.

The Rotary Report: Students show Service above Self

During the Rotary year, we try to focus on different aspects of a person’s life and bring to the forefront a theme that impacts one’s life.

Letters: Paying it forward for the environment

Canada — a powerful word that until recently brought with it images of world-class wilderness

Letters: B.C. provincial budget lambasted

You cannot fund key services and give tax cuts. Those on high incomes have a social responsibility to contribute more.

Letters: Community group in danger of folding

Windermere residents, listen up! This is a cry for help!

The Essentials for Pink Shirt Day – February 25, 2015 (VIDEO)

'We know the Internet can be a pretty negative place, and that this negativity can lower self-esteem and create bullying behaviour'

Letters: Wolves as scapegoats

Humans kill our way out of everything. It seems we always have.

Multimedia Maverick

Matthew Chapman was presented with the Community Literacy Award for his use of multimedia to motivate literacy learning in local schools

New contest announced for storytellers aged 50-plus

formal Call for Submissions from previously unpublished British Columbian authors and First Nations storytellers, age 50 or better.

Letters: A Canadian icon at risk

CBC's gets an additional cut of $130 million by 2016 was announced in April 2014.

Letters: Two-tier system too pricey

another winter of exorbitant electricity bills, because the approved two-tier pricing system for BC Hydro and FortisBC

The Rotary Report: Rotary has been a big community contributor

Valentine’s Day! Christmas! Mother’s Day! Father’s Day! Family Day! Loved ones and the sharing of love are also what Rotary is about

Local artist brings old-time music back with new album

Will Wardwell has finally released his album Across the Mountains

Kootenay Whitecaps unite for indoor tournament

Nelson hosted a indoor soccer tournament over the weekend that had players,from Cranbrook, Castlegar, Fernie, Kimberley and Invermere.

No sewage treatment facility behind our homes

a public hearing was held to look at amending two zoning bylaws in Windermere concerning a property at Windermere Road and Highway 93/95.

Help kids with cancer at Horseshoe Lake

Mark your calendars for Monday, February 9th as the Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer will be back for its sixth year.