To Time Change, or not to Time Change . . . that is the question.
The first Sunday of November has been designated as the end of Daylight Savings Time when most places fall back.
The southern interior is digging out after the first major snow storm of the season.
And Old Man Winter is expected to stick around for at least a few more days with Environment Canada forecasting a chance of snow flurries for the next few days.
Many of the mountain passes were hit hard by the storm, with 36 cm falling on the Okanagan Connector through the night.
The Province is taking action to protect big game wildlife in portions of the Kootenay Region that were severely affected by wildfires this past summer.
In the wake of the recent ammonia leak deaths of three workers in Fernie on October 17, Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski made a statement in the House of Commons Monday calling for changes to how public rinks do business across Canada.
Nora Hannon, Wildfire Mitigation Coordinator for the Regional District of Central Kootenay said areas identified as high risk for wildfire are benefiting from operational fuel treatment work, in an effort to protect adjacent communities and critical infrastructure from potential wildfires.
Nelson Police are warning the public and the business community to be aware of several recent high value frauds after a a male suspect made several purchases with stolen pre-paid credit cards at several locations last week.
Nelson Police said in a media release estimates exceed $10,000 in total value.
Writers will be happy to know of the announcement of the opening of the Kootenay Literary Competition 2018.
Submissions will be accepted beginning October 7, 2017 with a final deadline of December 31, 2017.
This year's theme is "Origins".
Writers from throughout the Kootenays are welcome to submit in any of the following categories:
Individuals with narcolepsy are invited to participate in an ongoing medication research study.
Okanagan Clinical Trials, a medical research company located in Kelowna, is currently conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of an investigational medication in treating excessive daytime sleepiness in type 1 and 2 narcolepsy.