It's an event the public will not want to miss — 'Upstream Benefits – Rural Art Symposium’.
This four-day-long symposium explores and celebrates the role and impact that the arts have in rural communities and will bring into focus artist-run culture in the Kootenays.
There were likely more people on the floor of the legislature listening to it than watching it live on television, but there was an interesting exchange at the legislature last week.
Energy Minister Michelle Mungall was being grilled by her opposition critic, B.C. Liberal MLA Tracy Redies.
The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Bryce Anderson for the 2018-2019 season.
Because Canada’s public health-care funding model doesn’t account for interprovincial migration, the movement of seniors from province to province can materially impact provincial budgets, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
Although the court case against the fuel company involved in the Lemon Creek fuel spill five years ago was stayed in Nelson Court recently, the case against the province and the driver of the truck will be heard next week.
Another blast of winter is expected to hit the mountains in and around the West Kootenay says Environment Canada.
"A cold front will continue moving across the BC interior today," said Enivronment Canada.
The Selkirk College Saints are still a long way from the ultimate British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) destination, but the ride so far has been packed with success.
Living Lakes Canada, Columbia Basin Trust, the Columbia Basin Watershed Network and Selkirk College are inviting everyone and anyone in the Columbia Basin with an interest in the region’s water resources to join a dialogue that has the potential to protect communities from water challenges in the face of climate change.
By BEN PARFITT
Last year, more natural gas was produced in British Columbia than at any point in the past 10 years.
Even without the much-hyped liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, natural gas production in BC jumped 70 per cent over the past decade.
The regional district is looking to stay ahead of the increasingly troublesome spring flood season with two potential programs that could help track, mitigate and manage the potential for floods in the region.