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November 2018
By The Narwhal on Tuesday Nov 13 2018

By  Ben Parfitt, from The Narwhal

When a public regulator repeatedly makes major decisions that favour corporate interests — quietly and behind closed doors — we have a problem.

British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Office bills itself as a “neutral” provincial agency.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Nov 12 2018

To The Editor:

By RCAC on Monday Nov 12 2018

On Sunday, November 18, the all-volunteer Joe Hill Coffee House proudly presents these fine musicians to brighten your day:

  • Robbie Turnbull
  • Kootenay Jack
  • Shelley Ackerman
  • Evan Robillard
  • Loretta Davidson & Doreen Court
  • Jeff Melnychuk

You won’t want to miss this show!

By Sara Golling on Monday Nov 12 2018

As pointed out by Dermod Travis of Integrity BC, there’s been lot written recently, both for and against proportional representation.  For those having trouble deciding how to vote, try the link provided at the bottom of this piece.

By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Nov 09 2018

Weather was the primary factor in two multi-vehicle MVIs this morning, according to RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner.

First was the “schmozzle” called in at 10:15 a.m. involving nine vehicles on Hwy 3 west just before 14 Avenue.

Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio said there were actually two groups of vehicles involved in this.

By Contributor on Friday Nov 09 2018

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) and the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) recently announced the renewal of their partnership to support wildlife habitat projects in BC.

To meet shared conservation objectives, FESBC has committed $3 million toward conservation projects to be awarded and administered by HCTF.

By Bob Hall on Friday Nov 09 2018

The sound of whirring tablesaws and smell of fresh cut wood has taken centre stage at Selkirk College’s Silver King Campus with the opening of its new carpentry shop.

As part of the ongoing $23 million renewal of the Nelson-based campus, the 4,500 square foot stand alone shop space replaces the old 3,100 square foot location where learners previously honed their skills. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Nov 09 2018

The burning of tree branchs, discarded logs and stumps from logging or any other land clearing projects is necessary to help protect forested areas during wildfire season said the Southeast Fire Centre.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Nov 08 2018

The Castlegar RCMP are continuing their investigation into the alleged criminal behaviour of 28-year-old Sean Patrick Byrne from Lake Country, BC, which spanned over a two day period. Byrne faces potential charges ranging from dangerous driving, flight from police, theft and attempted robbery.

By CBT on Thursday Nov 08 2018

Whether biking to work, hiking peaks or walking pets, Columbia Basin residents prize the trails in our communities and surrounding areas. To improve these paths and support healthy outdoor lifestyles, Columbia Basin Trust is launching its new three-year, $1.5-million Trail Enhancement Grants.