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November 2018
By Dermod Travis on Friday Nov 30 2018

A bit of good news came out of Victoria this week, which could have easily been missed under the avalanche of bad news that was coming out of the capital.

British Columbia is now “operating debt-free for the first time in more than 40 years,” according to the province’s second quarterly report. 

But that's not really the good news, at least for me.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

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:

By Katrine Conroy on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

New Democrat MLA Katrine Conroy is welcoming $252,267 in capital project funding to support five capital projects across Kootenay West. The W.E.

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

A new splash of colour and creativity at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus is places focus on what it means to have a healthy campus experience.

By Trevor Miller on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a 33-save performance from Adam Marcoux and an overtime winning goal off the stick of Bryce Anderson to help them to their 3rd straight win on home ice, picking up a 2-1 overtime victory over the Merritt Centennials at the Trail Memorial Centre on Friday night. 

By Letters to the editor on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

To The Editor:

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Nov 27 2018

The regional district is seeking provincial funding for the development of interface fuel remediation standards in the wildland urban interface within the RDCK.

Local governments are tasked with providing wildland interface fuel remediation services, but there are no current provincial standards for fuel remediation in the “diverse biogeoclimatic zones” within the

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Nov 27 2018

To The Editor:

In light of the Greyhound bus lines reducing service in British Columbia, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) wanted to take the opportunity to reach out to any people living with cancer who may be impacted by this withdrawal of service. No matter where you live, CCS is here to ensure that no Canadian has to face cancer alone.

By Trail Champion on Tuesday Nov 27 2018
The Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment is asking the public to be on the lookout for Ishmani Baker, date of birth  March 21, 1997, of Fort St. John, B.C.  Baker is described as 5'7", 181 lbs, with blond hair and blue eyes.  
Baker has numerous outstanding unendorsed warrants for his arrest out of Fort St.
By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 26 2018

Nelson Fire and Nelson Police released a joint media release Friday, documenting the dramatic rescue of a dog that had fallen off an anchored sailboat into Kootenay Lake near the Lakeside Soccer Fields.