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February 2018
By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 28 2018

Volunteer firefighters could be the big winners if the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) follows through with consideration to increase remuneration.

It's felt the increase would better reflect higher levels of responsibility, training and commitment that volunteer firefighters are required to meet.

By Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Feb 28 2018

“[A]s individuals express their life, so they are. Hence what individuals are depends on the material conditions of their production... History involves 'a continuous transformation of human nature'...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 28 2018

Environment Canada continues to caution drivers traveling Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

"A low pressure system continues to bring snow to Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass," the website said.

"The snow is expected to persist tonight through Friday."

Environment Canada said total snow accumulations of 30 to 40 cm can be expected by late Friday.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Feb 27 2018

To The Editor:

Kinder Morgan may promise jobs in the short term, but will never guarantee clean-up for a tar-spill on the coast, or along the pipeline.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 27 2018

RCMP are seeking public assistance to identify a driver who allegedly threw a beer can at a flag person on Highway 1 on Monday near Sicamous.

By Contributor on Monday Feb 26 2018

The Board of Directors of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has directed staff to continue negotiations with Recycle BC and the Ministry of Environment to develop a recycling program that will provide an acceptable level of service for residents across the RDCK. The board made this decision at its Special Budget Meeting on Feb.

By Bob Hall on Monday Feb 26 2018

The fate of home-ice advantage to start the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs will come down to the final game of the regular season for Selkirk College Saints after downing the Simon Fraser University Clan 3-2 in an overtime thriller.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 26 2018

There are always two sides to every story.

Tuesday, at Selkirk College Campus in Castlegar, the students have planned a presentation for the Board of Governors to freeze tuition fee rates for the coming year.

“Tuition fees and student debt are at an all-time high in British Columbia,” said a Selkirk College Students’ Union press release Sunday.

By Contributor on Sunday Feb 25 2018

Canada is home to 25 per cent of the world’s wetlands, which are important for the health of Canada and the health of our planet. In British Columbia, we see proof all around us.

By Contributor on Sunday Feb 25 2018

People in the East and West Kootenay are now connected after the opening of five electric vehicle Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFCs) stations along Highway 3.

The stations have been strategically sited in Greenwood, Christina Lake, Castlegar, Salmo and Creston to ensure connected travel and charging options for drivers.