We’re roughly a year away from our next municipal election, and I’m prepared to bet a great deal that the word you’re going to hear most from candidates (especially new ones) is ‘transparency’ – as in, the current council is being less-than-transparent, obfuscating, running a defacto dictatorship at YOUR expense.
The timeline is set for the development of Castlegar’s 2018 budget and five-year plan, with opportunities for the public to weigh in on priorities at the outset, and later on the proposed finish product before it is adopted as law.
The City of Castlegar is now beginning a public consultation phase to bring the city closer to a user-pay water/sewer system, an initiative that has been in the works since 2005.
According to a report by city deputy director of finance Lois Hunter, the move toward water meters and consumption-based rates was a necessary goal for the city.
The Trail Smoke Eaters have added 19-year-old defenceman Trevor Zins to their roster.
Wednesday evening in a media release the City of Fernie said the Emergency Response team has continued to work with hazmat and air monitoring experts RAM Environmental out of Kelowna and GHD from Calgary, Worksafe BC and Interior Health and have developed a strategy to gain safe entry to the building.
The first major storm of the Fall season hit the Heritage City Tuesday afternoon with a punch as wind gusts sent residents into the dark as fallen trees knocked out power to most of Nelson Hydro customers.
The public will soon get a say in how they feel about a medical marihuana production facility on the surplus airport lands, after council voted unanimously to move forward with the public hearing process.
Letting them continue to smoke will both shorten their life and put a costly burden on both our economy and our health care system.
You’ll likely spend 13 less years with that person you love.
Castlegar CIBC employees are receiving kudos from the Fire Chief after their management of the aftermath of a single-vehicle crash.
According to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio, the call came in at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.