Community

Free, public Wi-Fi coming soon to a rest area near you

The Britton Creek rest area is the first rest area in the province to offer free Wi-Fi

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Selkirk College upgrading courses now offered for free

The NDP government’s plan includes waiving tuition for students in English Language Learning.

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Blooms abound around Castlegar

Castlegar Communities in Bloom volunteers are hard at work keeping Castlegar beautiful.

College retirees plan their year

The Selkirk Retirees Association has confirmed its plans to hold a barbecue get-together of members.

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Powerley pilots energy-driven Smart Home with BC Hydro

Powerley announced that BC Hydro has launched a consumer pilot of the Powerley platform.

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Premier’s Awards for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport seeks nominations

I· SPARC is launching the nomination process for the Award for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport.

  • Aug 17th, 2017
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Canada Day 2017

     

    Team Island Quad comes to White Rock

       

      Five years of 4x4s

         

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          RCMP warn about Cops for Kids phone calls

          RCMP are warning the public of telephone solicitations in the name of Cops for Kids.

          • Aug 17th, 2017

          BBB says don’t get blinded by solar eclipse scams

          Big events mean big opportunities for scammers and unscrupulous businesses.

          • Aug 17th, 2017

          Selkirk College’s Silver King campus refresh breaks ground on student commons

          Ground has been broken on the student commons of the Selkirk College Silver King Campus refresh.

          • Aug 17th, 2017

          B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

          Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for those affected by the fire and Surrey Memorial Hospital

          Perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend

          Smoke might interfere with viewing, but the show goes on regardless

          Reminder to use safe window coverings

          Did you know that ordinary household items can cause serious injuries to children?

          Safely make a splash this summer at BC Hydro recreation areas

          Enjoying lakes and rivers is a great way to beat the heat, but water activities can be risky.

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          Stay cool and save energy when the heat spikes

          The heat wave will see an jump in energy use as cooling systems work harder to keep up with demand.

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          New program helps agriculture grow

          Agricultural producers in the region now have access to a new service offering technical support.

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          Lace up your shoes in support of Diabetes Canada

          Every three minutes another Canadian is diagnosed with diabetes.

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          Become a volunteer for the bee census

          Want to do something to help save the bees?

          Going batty with bats?

          Are you noticing more bats around your house or property? You are not alone.

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          Put the ‘Treat’ in treatment with BC Children’s Hospital fundraiser

          Enjoy a Blizzard and help the kids during Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day this Thursday, Aug. 10

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          How to save money while on vacation

          People are encouraged to save energy and cash this summer with the help from B.C. Hydro’s list.

          • Aug 3rd, 2017