Eric Elliott

Rural Dividend Programm pays out to Canal Flats

The B.C. Government has announced that it is distributing new grants aimed to help small communities.

Overdose program expands its availability across Interior Health region

Interior Health's Take Home Naloxone program will be expanding to 70 new sites across the province.

Grants for small municipalities announced

The Government of BC recently announced the amounts for the annual grants given to small municipalities across the province.

Hockey registration now open for Windermere Valley

With the summer nearly over, it's time for residents of the Columbia Valley to get out and register for hockey for this season.

Is ice hockey only for the rich?

Throughout history hockey has been known as Canada's sport. But has it become only a sport for the wealthy?

Alberta building a wall against out-of-province brewers

With Alberta increasing the rates for B.C brewers to sell their product in Alberta, it's going to come at a cost to breweries in B.C.

Off the Record: Athletes have a role in enacting social change

It took a while but athletes are starting to take a stand for social change.

Canal Flats to step back from Columbia Lake Stewardship Society

Canal Flats recently held council and discussed a number of pressing issues. Among them, Tilley Memorial Park.

Off-road vehicles in town a safety concern

Canal Flats prepares for Union of BritishColumbia Municipalities convention

Natural playground coming to Tilley Memorial Park

As part of larger upgrades at Tilley Memorial Park, council is working on the design of a natural playground.

Off the Record: Canadians shouldn’t blame athletes for dropping out of the Olympics

The Rio Olympic Games are going to be a nightmare. Don't blame athletes for not wanting to be a part of it.

Local magician dreams big for career

Jeremy Coyote, local magician, has big dreams for his career. They all point to Las Vegas.

Columbia Watershed in good health but still at risk, report says

The WWF-Canada recently released a report examining the Columbia Watershed. It was both good and bad news.

Off the Record: Anthems not the place for political statements

Last week a member of the Canadian Tenors took it upon himself to make a political statement during the national anthem.

Race for NDP nomination begins in Columbia River Revelstoke

For the first time in over a decade there will be a new MLA in the Columbia River Revelstoke riding.

Regional districts pushes for fireworks ban

After the destruction of one of the worst wildfires in recent history, local politicians are looking at banning the sale of fireworks.

College of the Rockies to add Aboriginal cultural liaison

In light of recent changes to the province's educational curriculum, the College of the Rockies will add a cultural liaison.

Off the Record: Rio Olympics, a disaster in the making

In less than a month, the world's attention will be summoned to what can only be described as a five-ring circus disguised as the Olympics.

East Kootenay to get permanent MRI Machine

East Kootenay will be getting a new full-time MRI machine after years of temporary service.

Off the Record: Calgary Olympic bid a good idea for Canada

Calgary is moving forward on a proposal for an Olympic bid in 2026. A bold, yet intelligent, move for Canada.