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October 2017
By FortisBC PowerSense on Thursday Oct 05 2017

In response to customer interest in solar power, FortisBC has applied to the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) to build the Ellison Community Solar Pilot Project, a community solar array that, if approved, would be B.C.’s largest utility-led community solar project to date.

By Bob Hall on Thursday Oct 05 2017

One of the nation’s most ardent climate change activists will visit the West Kootenay as part of the Selkirk College Mir Centre for Peace Lecture Series.

Canadian documentary filmmaker and former journalist Avi Lewis appears at Nelson’s Capitol Theatre on Friday, October 13 where he will speak about climate justice and the critical need for immediate action.

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

Four outstanding Selkirk College educational leaders have been recognized by their peers for inspiring students through enthusiasm, knowledge and skills in the classroom.

By Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

An accident near Grand Forks on Highway 3 has claimed the life of three people police said in a media release.

At approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, Grand Forks RCMP and RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services attended to a head-on collision on Highway 3.

Police arrjved to a two vehicle head-on collision, 9 kilometers West of Grand Forks on Highway 3.

By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

The 55+ BC Games were held in Vernon this year, and again, husband and wife team Stephen Langley and Danielle (Dany) Montandon rose to the occasion.

They competed in 3 road riding events ― Time Trial, Road Race & Hill Climb, with Dany scoring 3 first place finishes.  Steve was also on the podium 3 times - 1st (tied), 2nd (tied) and 3rd, in the events, respectively.

By Michael Jessen on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

While the story of Nero fiddling while Rome burned is a po

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

Ed note: I made no secret of the fact that I didn't support Florio's bid for council. I also made no secret about admitting I was wrong. He belongs at that table, in my opinion. But this is what he has to say, and in our editorial opinion, he's spot-on ~ Kyra

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

The Village of Salmo is honoured to receive two prestigious awards as the 2017 conference of the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM).

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

Teck Resources Limited recently announced increased zinc production guidance for its Red Dog operation and recent results of exploration in the Red Dog District in Alaska.  
 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

The trend of warm weather continued over the region for the month of September said Ron LakemanWeather Forecasterfor the Southeast Fire Centre in Castlegar in the monthly synopsis.

“As was the case during the past two months a strong upper ridge of high pressure maintained unseasonably warm and generally dry conditions during the initial 12 days of September,” Lakeman said.