Eric Elliott

Off the Record: Canada’s youth hold the future to politics

After years of apathy among Canada's youngest voters, they've finally woken up and taken to the polls.

Seniors’ program Better at Home recevies boost

Canada’s population continues to age rapidly and is as old as it’s ever been.

Book nurtures nutritional practices for children

From the first moment couples learn they are going to become parents, optimizing nutrition becomes part of their everyday thoughts.

Dirt Bikes, ATVs, problematic in Canal Flats

Canal Flats council had some interesting topics to discuss last council. Among them, ATV and Dirt Bike regulations.

‘Windermere Walmart’ takes aim at eliminating waste

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle is taking on a whole new meaning at the Windermere Walmart.

Off the Record: Muhammad Ali, the greatest of us all

The death of Muhammad Ali was sad for the entire world, not just for sports.

New curriculum facilitates focus on environmental education

With the recent announcement of the overhaul to the curriculum, brings the excitement of new opportunities to learn in unique environments.

Kimberley a finalist for Coors’ One Horse Town Contest

Country music fans and valley residents unite: vote for the town of Kimberley in the “One Horse Town” contest presented by Coors Banquet.

Fishing season begins with increased importance on regulations

As the weather warms, people from around B will be grabbing their poles and making their way out to the closest stream to fish.

Editorial: Changing the anthem: an overdue evolution

After numerous years with a gendered national anthem, it's finally time for a revision.

Webcams prove important new tool for local tourism

Webcams have become the latest way to increase tourism across the Columbia Valley.

Docks bylaw huge win for Canal Flats developer

Village of Canal Flats and land developer win big in bylaw allowing property owners to place docks in the water.

CastleRock community without working fire hydrants

At the recent District of Invermere council meeting, the problems surrounding CastleRock's lack of fire hydrants were discussed.

Off the record: Donald Trump for Prime Minister?

Donald Trump has garnered a lot of support south of the border. But could he do this in Canada?

Off the record: With disaster comes great solidarity

The story of the Fort McMurray fire is absolutely horrific. But it gets better.

Mike Vernon: remembering the Golden Days

As the NHL advances through the annual Stanley Cup playoffs, Mike Vernon remembers his days winning the Cup.

Kootenay Economy focus of AKBLG Conference

Local politicians and community leaders gathered in Kimberley at the end of April for the annual AKBLG Conference.

Columbia Valley Rockies Nick Hoobonoff commits to Nipawin Hawks

Columbia Valley Rockies forward Nick Hoobonoff commits to the Nipawin Hawks of the SJHL.

Minimum wage gets boost in British Columbia: local leaders react

B.C's lowest earners received good news as the provincial government announced they are increasing the province’s minimum wage.

Columbia Valley community supports Fort McMurray relief

Businesses from around the Columbia Valley joined the nation-wide efforts to support victims of the Fort McMurray fire.