Credit union customers in the south-east interior might soon have access to more services and more convenient banking if a proposed merger goes ahead.
Seven local credit unions in the Columbia Valley, Boundary and Kootenays are in talks to merge into one large regional banking institution.
The credit unions announced on Thursday they’ve been in talks since last fall.
British Columbians are facing a crucial test in the coming weeks – reaching an opinion on the planned Site C dam.
Currently estimated to cost $8.8 billion, the hydroelectric dam on the Peace River is the single most expensive public infrastructure project ever proposed in B.C. history.
In a media release Wednesday, Nelson Police said the officers are still investigating the disappearance of a Nelson man who was last seen at 9:30 p.m on (Sunday) June 4, 2017 in the 200 block of Anderson Street in Nelson.
NPD said Darwen Greyeyes is a 55-year-old First Nations male with brown, collar length hair and brown eyes.
A local man, Daniel Papanek, found something totally unexpected during a hike along the Malde Creek Forest Service Road on Sunday, September 17. It was lying in a coil, the tip of its tail barely visible and adorned with things that rattle when shaken. Just to make sure of its identity, the man took a long branch and just tickled the creature with it ― and sure enough, it rattled.
They may be big companies looking for high-tech solutions to high-tech problems, but there’s still nothing that beats talking to people face-to-face.
That’s why the BC Innovation Council is travelling the province with its BC Growth Opportunity Tour. The “showcase of challenges” arrives in Nelson on September 29 at the Best Western on Baker Street.
Due to decreased fire activity, cooler weather and recent progress made by firefighting crews, regional districts in the Southeast Fire Centre and the BC Wildfire Service have made some changes to existing area restrictions and evacuation alerts.
Regional District of East Kootenay:
This can't be happening.
But Environment Canada is not mincing any words when it issued a Special Weather Statement Sunday for Highway 3, the Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.
"We expect the first taste of winter at higher elevations tonight and Monday morning in central and southern BC," the Enivronment Canada Weather Statement said.