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by Wildsight on Sunday Oct 09 2011

After three years of study, researchers have found no Eurasian water milfoil in Lake Windermere or Columbia Lake.

Eurasian watermilfoil is notorious across North America for its ability to choke out aquatic habitat and cost governments millions of dollars to control.

by Contributor on Saturday Oct 08 2011

Legislation to ban mining and energy development in B.C.’s Flathead River Valley is a welcome first step but the Flathead remains far from protected, conservation groups said today.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Oct 08 2011

The Edgewood Community School will see $40,000 in energy improvements as the regional district strives to make the School District 10 building more energy efficient.

by Alex Atamanenko MP on Friday Oct 07 2011

 New Democrat Agriculture Critic Alex Atamanenko (BC southern Interior) has re-introduced a Private Members Bill that would effectively shut down the slaughtering of horses for human consumption in Canada. 

by Timothy Schafer on Friday Oct 07 2011

New jobs and an injection of $25,000 into the local economy each month is the bottom line for the ongoing Duncan Dam Spillway upgrade project in the Meadow Creek region, according to a BC Hydro spokesperson.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Oct 07 2011

Success is just a mouse click away.

The Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skatepark Society is back in the running again this year as online voting begins this week in the Aviva Community Fund’s million-dollar question contest.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Oct 06 2011

Three rural regional district communities are on the road to improved water service after the regional district board of directors voted to establish water service area bylaws for their communities.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 06 2011

The Village of Kaslo’s edible gardens was one of the winning entries in the recent Communities in Bloom awards held last Saturday, Sept. 24 in Sooke on Vancouver Island.

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