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MarWest Industries issued a press release today correcting (other) media coverage of yesterday's gas leak on Columbia Avenue. The release reads as follows:

On Sept. 7 and 8, Robson Fire Fighters hosted the fifth annual Firefighter Games in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

The Castlegar Parks and Trails Society has issued a questionaire for local candidates runnning in the upcoming civic election, and has published the responses online for the community to read at

Trail RCMP are asking for public assistance in locating a man who exposed himself to four children walking home from elementary school Tuesday.

Regional News

The Trail Smoke Eaters couldn’t find their footing and muster much offence in a 4-0 loss to the Vernon Vipers on Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. 
 
Jagger Williamson registered three points in the game, scoring twice and adding an assist while Max Palaga made 26 saves for his first BCHL shutout as the Smoke Eaters fell on the road and were shutout for the first

When the dust settles following Saturday’s municipal election politicians from both City of Nelson and Regional District will need to deal with the loss of more jobs in the regional following the recent announcement of layoffs at Pacific Insight west of Nelson.

By Seth Klein

Among the fear-mongering claims of the “No” side in BC’s electoral reform debate, a favorite is that proportional representation (pro rep) will result in unstable minority governments that can’t get anything done.

The claim is unsubstantiated nonsense.

One part of the claim is true - pro rep almost always produces minority or...