Parks and protected areas have been established across Canada to conserve many things we value. Banff National Park was originally established in 1885 to protect hot springs and breathtaking scenery for tourists.
A commuter asked "I would really like to see the article written about what to do when we see a commercial transport vehicle that is driving in an unsafe manner. You gave us a phone number to call that specifically relates to tractor trailers, and who to call when we witness a driving infraction. I see it on a regular basis and most of the times the trucks are unmarked."
Want to learn more about how to apply for arts and culture grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Attend a free workshop with Krista Patterson, who will share how to apply and what to expect from the application process.
How often do you get to go to a market and all the vendors are kids? You will get the chance in just a few days! West Kootenay home learners from Trail, Castlegar, Nelson, and the Slocan Valley are meeting centrally at the Crescent Valley Hall to run their own business for a day.
Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Shane Simpson and NDP colleague and Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall made a stop at Community Futures in Nelson Thursday to announce new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is developing a Community Heritage Register to formally acknowledge places of cultural heritage significance. The public is being asked to complete a survey to better capture the places that matter to the community as a whole.
Phony currency has police warning retailers and the public to be wary of high-denomination bills such as $50 and $100, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
``On Nov. 10, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received two separate reports of a male suspect using counterfeit $50 bills at businesses in the Trail area.
Recent thefts and the approaching holiday season have police reminding residents to be diligent in securing deliveries and packages.
Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said deliveries left on front doorsteps may be targeted by opportunistic thieves.
Local author and former Source/Champion columnist (30-Something Scribbles) Christine Esovoloff will be in Castlegar for a book signing this Saturday.
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