A boisterous group of people against pipelines joined thousands across the country Monday in front of Nelson City Hall to protest the federal government’s purchase of Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion.
The rally was part of a national day of action against the project.
It’s either a very, very late April Fool’s joke or a company testing the waters to see if there’s any resistance to a proposed Fish Farm operating near the old Taghum Bridge on the Kootenay River approximately 10 kilometers west of Nelson.
The ability to drive an electric car through the Kootenays just became a lot easier after Canada’s first regional and community-driven strategy to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles celebrated its Kootenay-wide network of electric vehicle charging stations recently Creston.
Now that the flood situation has eased for another year for most residents, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is getting a head start on conserving what aqua is left by announcing the implementation for Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures for all water systems, effective June 1st.
The Trail Smoke Eaters head to the Lower Mainland to host their last identification camp of the off-season, from June 8 to 10, at Planet Ice in Delta, BC.
Registrants will compete for a spot in the team's main camp, where they may earn a roster spot in the Interior Division of the BCHL, where the most NCAA Scholarships are awarded.
Visit the Family Zone at the Trail Market on the Esplanade again this year. For the third year running, local early childhood service providers will provide the popular Trail Market on the Esplanade with a dedicated Family Zone this summer.
While the flooding severely impacted residents throughout the Boundary this spring, there is one something that benefited greatly from all the water — mosquitos.
As a result, those pesky insects are more apparent than most years.
Opposition to the decision by the Canadian government to purchase an oil pipeline bring oil to BC’s west coast made its way to the Heritage City Wednesday afternoon as a group of protesters voiced their displeasure following Tuesday’s announcement.