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Horse Council BC activates fund to help with animals displaced by B.C. wildfires

Funds collected will be used to provide resources such as hay, supplies, and gas.

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

Snowbird to be joined by “dazzling” acts in Grand Forks next week

The Snowbirds and other acts will be performing in Grand Forks on July 19.

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Kootenay country artist headlining Founders Day

Lisa Nicole will be at Founders Day in Greenwood on Saturday.

Phoenix city council threatens resignation

Blasts from the Past: chronicles from the history of the Times.

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Five years of 4x4s
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Drumming their way to world-record fame for Canada 150
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CANADA 150: What makes you proud
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Show us your your best Canadian vacation
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VIDEO: Langley woman finds nest of bunnies in her backyard

Rebecca McKenzie is asking people to check their lawns before mowing the grass

Show us your best Canadian vacation

For Canada’s 150th birthday, Black Press wants to see photos of your favourite homeland vacations

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Guidelines on how to fly the Canadian flag

There are no rules or laws but “dos” and “don’ts” regarding the maple leaf

New online directory for community services launches in B.C.

The new website, bc211.ca, offers help on employment, mental health, housing and more

  • Jun 14th, 2017

PLACE NAMES: Silverton

Silverton was originally known as Four Mile or Four Mile City, after Four Mile Creek.

PLACE NAMES: Shutty Bench and Six Mile

Shutty Bench, a few kilometers north of Kaslo, was founded by Andrew Shutty and his son.

Black Press papers shine at Ma Murrays

Papers from all around B.C. took home awards in almost every single category

PLACE NAMES: Shoreacres

Shoreacres, the wide flat at the confluence of the Slocan and Kootenay rivers, was previously known as Slocan Crossing and Lancasters.

PLACE NAMES: Shields, Shirley, and Shoreholme

Was Shields named for a railway contractor or for the Shiell brothers?

Are you the next Miss BC, Miss Teen BC or Mrs. BC?

Applications are now being accepted - find out more info here.

Spirit Club launches summer reading project

The BCSS Spirit Club hopes to keep people reading this summer with free book bags.

Rail event showcases Beaverdell trail potential

An event in Beaverdell highlighted the potential for rail tourism in the Boundary.

Black Press papers take home 53 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Newspapers received awards in sports, news and feature writing and photography

The sheer monstrosity of Shanghai!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip