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If Castlegar city council is serious about transparency and better communications, I would suggest Job One for them should be to leave a pile of rubber bands on the media table before every meeting so we can ping any member of senior staff or council who forgets to use their microphone.

There was more rain than snow in November said Jesse Ellis, Fire Weather Forecaster for the Southeast Fire Centre, in his monthly weather synopsis.

Christmas at the Gallery is in full swing at the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Now that December is here, you can shop seven days a week between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.   

Kalesnikoff Lumber is once again notifying residents between Castlegar and Nelson that they will be conducting blasting this week, according to a press release issued Monday.

The release reads as follows:

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The morning commute on Highway 3A west of Nelson was slowed Tuesday following a two-vehicle accident meters from Taghum Bridge.

At approximately 8 a.m., two vehicles collided near the bridge sending both drivers into the ditch on the south side of the highway.

November now in the books. So, it's time to shift to December with Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing to get the straight goods what to expect on the lakes and rivers for  fishing.

Kootenay Lake:

Another fun month of fishing in November was had by all. And so far December has started out the same.

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, while creating more jobs and economic opportunities for people, businesses and communities.

“The low-carbon economy we build together will bring opportunities and jobs throughout the province, so people can live and work with greater security in the communities they call home,” said...