From the managing editor’s desk: Greetings Inthekoots Network users, Some of you may have had problems logging into the network today. Our IT guys are working on the problem and we apologize for any disruption this may have on your experience. Thanks for your patience while we work this out. By way of trying to [...]
Two more Kootenay papers have joined the Black Press newspaper chain, reports the Kelowna Capital News.
Owner Don Kendall sold the Cranbrook Daily Townsman and the Kimberley Daily Bulletin to Black Press. Rick O’Connor, the chief operating officer for Black Press, says his company plans to upgrade the press in Cranbrook.
Next week in Nelson, Inthekoots managing editor Chris Shepherd will give a workshop for people interested in becoming citizen journalists.
He’ll cover the basics of reporting the news, how to set up your own free blog on the Inthekoots Network (which News in the Kootenays belongs to) and other basics of this growing trend in journalism.
As the new publisher of the Inthekoots Network, Bradley Roulston sees his job as a simple one: strengthen the ties that bind the Kootenays.
The network started last summer, the product of the collective efforts of small group of people who want to build an online focus for the East and West Kootenays.
Internet service to rural B.C. could see major changes with a billion-dollar deal between Telus and the province, reports the CBC.
The deal, announced on Wednesday, June 29, will expand high-speed internet service to rural areas at affordable rates and add cell coverage along 1,700 kilometres of highways, among other items.
The Express newspaper, one of the last independent papers in the province, will stop publication in early February. The 22-year-old paper, a weekly owned by Nelsonite Nelson Becker, has two more issues left: Wednesday, Jan. 19 and Wednesday, Feb. 2. Becker declined to speak with media today but said he would be willing to talk [...]
The most popular stories of 2010 (starting in July 2010) It’s tradition among the media – desperate for a way to fill the paper in the slow holidays – to look back over the past year and review what was the most important story and what happened in the community. News in the Kootenays will [...]
This weekend the Kootenay Network, host of this news website, registered over 200,000 page views in the last 30 days, a major milestone for a network that had it’s start just a few months ago. Rik Logtenberg, publisher and creator of the Kootenay Network, announced on his blog that on Saturday, Oct. 30, the network [...]
For those 17,000 unique visitors to the Kootenay Network, the online community isn’t quite news, but the creator of www.inthekoots.com is celebrating the official launch of the website. Rik Logtenberg created the network with the aim to give every Kootenay residents, businesses and organizations a voice in an entirely new way that makes the most [...]
Bob Hall, former managing editor of the Nelson Daily News, has been hired by the company that shut down the paper he worked at for 15 years. News In The Koots reached Hall on Monday, July 26 as he was putting together his first issue of the Nelson Star. The Star was a weekly paper [...]