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Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Kootenay doctor mobilizes engineers in effort to bolster PPE supply

West Kootenay doctor, engineers and volunteers create personal protection equipment with 3D printers

Salmo woman starts Facebook group to organize mask-makers

Hopes to ease mask shortage for Kootenay first responders and essential service workers.

Birdhouses in lieu of boredom

Elementary school student finds new hobby for entertainment while away from school

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Young Abbotsford couple marries in quiet ceremony despite COVID-19

Physical distancing has Kootenays hunting for hearts

PHOTOS: Courtesy of West & East Kootenay Social Distancing Fun Hunt! Facebook page

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

IN PHOTOS: Music night in Midway

Local musicians rocked the community hall on March 6

Three Nakusp women enter international tattoo competition

Could one of them be the next Inked Magazine cover girl?

Reflecting on Doukhobor icon Laura Verigin

Boundary and West Kootenay community gathers to remember Laura Verigin

Craft your own Vancouver Experience – for less!

Combine and save as much as 35% on tickets to 21 top visitor attractions in Vancouver

  • Mar 9, 2020

Habitat for Humanity seeks board members in Kootenays

Helping build affordable homes takes planning, volunteers and commitment

  • Feb 29, 2020

Rotary raffle underway for Phoenix school equipment program

The proceeds from the raffle will go to purchase new equipment for school kids to use at the hill

Stroke survivors lean on each other in Nelson

‘I’ve learned more about strokes from being in the group than I did from anyone else’

IN PHOTOS: 2020 Wilgress Lake Fishing Derby

Fishermen dotted Wilgress Lake for the Boundary Métis Association’s annual event

Students test out future careers with WorkBC visit

By far, WorkBC tour manager said, the airplane pilot station was a favourite