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October 2018
By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Oct 31 2018

Japanese Knotweed is among the most feared invasive weeds, because of its effects on real estate values, taxes and infrastructure; it is unfortunately able to damage all three – it damages property values merely by being there, raises taxes by increasing municipal costs, and damages infrastructure by invading foundations, pavements and pipes and then expanding its operations.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 31 2018

Exactly one year from the day Firefighters Without Borders drove south with the fire engine Castlegar donated, Engine #3 was put to excellent use, according to Castlegar Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

"I was contacted late last night by Fire Chief Roque Pineda of the San Pedro Pochutla Fire Department in southern Mexico," Lattanzio said. "They had a structure fire in Pochutla.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 31 2018

Increased penalties will come into effect (Thursday) November 1, 2018, for drivers who put people at risk through excessive speeding, impaired driving, distracted driving and other violations said the Provincial Government in a media release.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 31 2018

FortisBC said the energy company is monitoring natural gas consumption following a pipeline explosion earlier this month near Prince George, BC, with a goal to keep homes warm as customers head into the colder, winter months.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 30 2018

Police have made an arrest in horrific home invasion of a terminally ill cancer paitent in Sicamous.

In a media release, RCMP said police in Nanaimo arrested a 37 year-old man Tuesday (October 30) in relation to a series of charges originating from the BC Interior City.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 30 2018

Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in Nelson joined fellow colleagues across the country on the picket line Tuesday. Nelson members began strike action at 7 a.m. along with workers in Columbia River, Nelson, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson and Fort St. John, B.C.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 29 2018

A number of local educators took home awards from the 2018 Canadian Environmental Education Conference. The awards ceremony, which took place on October 20 at St.

By Bob Hall on Monday Oct 29 2018

The Selkirk College Saints return to the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre this weekend facing a pivotal two-game set against the University of Victoria in what is clearly a fork in the road for the young British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Oct 29 2018

To The Editor:

Confused about proportional representation?

Read this.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 29 2018

Beekeepers around the province have another opportunity to apply for BeeBC funding to help with projects in their communities to support the health of bees in British Columbia.