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by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Oct 10 2019

Today is World Homeless Day and Community Harvest Food will be out by Pioneer Arena raising awareness about homelessness, according to Community Harvest Food Bank coordinator Deb McIntosh.

"If you are so inclined, stop by and drop off mitts, socks, sleeping bags and we will receipt all cash donations," McIntosh said. "Or just come and join us, feel free to bring signs. If nothing else...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

Experts with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) are reminding all home chefs to thoroughly cook their turkey this Thanksgiving weekend and throughout the upcoming holiday season. There is an outbreak of Salmonellain Canada...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

On Tuesday, in a media release, the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) announced it is resuming bargaining with WaterBridge Ferries and Waterbridge Equipment, operators of Francois Lake, Arrow Lake and Adams Lake ferries.

The news is not as good for ferry workers on Kootenay Lake.

The union said the BCGEU has not received an invitation to resume bargaining from...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Oct 08 2019

UPDATE:  The missing man has been found safe, and RCMP report that he "is being medically assisted."

Original story:

The Trail and District RCMP detachment has sent out a notice asking people to wach for, and report, a 2006 white GMC Sierra crew cab pick up truck bearing British Columbia Licence Plate EA0062 -- and its 71-year-old male driver, who has been missing from Rossland...

by Charles Jeanes on Monday Oct 07 2019

The moment, the prospects, the significance

This is my second and final column on the federal election at hand.

I write this feeling very uncertain about what Canadians want from politics. I have just recently told a friend in a conversation about the election – one of many –  that I think conservatism in Canada is weak. But I wonder...

It is historical...

by Timothy Schafer on Monday Oct 07 2019

If you think you smell a rat in New Denver, you could be right.

The village in the heart of the Slocan Valley could be contending with a rodent problem, said village regional district representative and councillor Colin Moss in a report to the Regional District of Central Kootenay board of directors.

He said that the situation has gone beyond the ‘roof rats’ and black rats...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 06 2019

Western Pacific Marine Ltd, operators of the Kootenay Lake Ferry system, issued a media release Saturday explaining their side of the ongoing dispute that has caused service interruptions and that has seen regular sailings reduced to a few essential sailings per day during the past few weeks.

These disruptions has hampered the community on both sides of Kootenay Lake that...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 03 2019

There is a peaceful protest planned for Friday at the Kootenay Lake Ferry terminals to raise awareness of the struggles by frequent users of the operation that binds the communities on the West and East shores of Kootenay Lake.

The group called Our Ferry Matters has planned a “peaceful gathering to draw attention to the importance of the ferry...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Oct 03 2019

Plastics could be on the endangered species list for October in Nelson.

The city is considering legislation to declare October as a plastics free month, following up on a July city council resolution declaring October to be “Plastics Free Month” and directing city staff to take action to advance and promote the campaign with the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.

At the...

by City of Trail on Wednesday Oct 02 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 2 and Thursday, Oct. 3, the City of Trail will be performing an annual inspection on the City of Trail’s decorative lights that are installed on the arches of the Victoria Street Bridge. The inspection will start at 7 a.m. on both days.

Due to the nature of this work, the City of Trail will be required to close one side of the bridge at a time as they advance through...

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