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One of the most common complaints I hear that is not about a moving violation concerns the use or misuse of lights on vehicles. Here is one of them: "What is really starting to annoy myself and many others is people driving with their fog lights on during clear nights or even during the day.

Ed. Note: This information was provided by the Columbia basin Rural Developmnet Institute.

It is time again to exercise your right to vote! The Federal Election is today - Monday, October 21, 2019.

Four Kootenay zone teams traveled to a season-ending Kamloops 7s tournament during the Thanksgiving weekend — one of the largest junior tournaments in North America with teams from all over BC and Alberta.

Ed. Note: This letter is in reference to an act of vandalism that destroyed a local mural, for more coverage, see https://castlegarsource.com/news/vandals-destroy-castlegar-mural

I wonder what the impact is on people who are targeted by vandalism.

Regional News

Trail police have been innunddated with phone fraud complaints this week, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
"The Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP has received 20-30 calls this week about the most recent telephone fraud to hit the area," he said in a press release Wednesday.

The Liberal red tide that swept the nation four years ago slowed to a trickle on election day in 2019 but it was enough for the Grits to step back into the shoes of government, albeit in a minority role.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the Liberals to a repeat as the government of Canada with 156 seats, 14 seats short of a majority government (out of 338 seats overall).

The Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrated the Grand Opening of its Solar Farm last Friday, October 18, 2019.  The Tŝilhqot’in Solar Farm is located 80 km west of Williams Lake on what is known as the Riverwest Sawmill.  The 1.25-MW solar farm is the largest of its kind in British Columbia and is one hundred percent developed, built, owned and operated by the Tŝilhqot’in Nation.

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Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas, quiet anchorages and excellent fishing but it is not without its challenges that necessitate self-sufficiency and taking some additional precautions to keep from running into trouble.
 
The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) wants to remind all boaters enjoying the fall season on the water to follow these tips to ensure that their...