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October 2020
By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 5:41 AM, Revelstoke RCMP were called to the scene of a fatal crash involving three vehicles.

The collision, between two passenger vehicles and a commercial vehicle, happened on Highway 1 just west of Revelstoke.

By City of Trail on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

The City of Trail is very pleased to announce it has received a generous donation of $23,500 USD from the Murphy Family Foundation towards the Gyro Park Playground Project. The project is currently under construction and includes new playground equipment offering a high level of inclusive play for all children.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

As part of its winter preparations, the City of Castlegar is 'bringing down the bump' on Columbia Avenue Thursday, so motorists shoould plan for delays, according to a press release issued Tuesday.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Monday, near Tofino, marked 10 years since the tragic loss of two on-duty BC ambulance paramedics.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

In its throne speech, the federal government committed to exceed Canada’s 2030 climate targets. The need for new, more ambitious targets and a plan to meet them couldn’t be more urgent.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Material contributed by “Stop the Spray BC

By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

People across Interior Health will soon have access to new, easier ways to book an appointment for a COVID-19 test with the launch of online booking for all IH COVID-19 Community Collection Centres.

Testing is available for those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and those who have been sent for testing by their primary care provider or Public Health.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Even though they are under the voting age, tens of thousands of elementary and high school students from throughout British Columbia, including students in Kootenay Lake, Boundary and Kootenay-Columbia, will have an opportunity to consider the future direction of the province and vote for the official candidates running in the general election.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Oct 19 2020

The West, the Rest, the Best?

Other cultural paths have their democratic elements no doubt, but it is the West that has come to lay the foundation of a global economy, and of a global order in the UN and World Court. This world is a community where the lingering effects of the great age of Euro-American imperial, colonial, capitalist domination are still potent.

By Letters to the editor on Sunday Oct 18 2020

To the Editor:

Imagine it's October, 2030. That special four year old in your life will be fourteen. Will the skies be filled with smoke? Will there still be caribou? Will Kootenays communities have drinkable water?