Three-quarters of the nation's territory lies within 250 metres of an industrial disturbance. A potentially precedent-setting court case on this 'death by a thousand cuts' could disrupt B.C.'s multi-billion dollar natural gas industry.
By Christopher Pollon, for The Narwhal
The BC Government took another step toward its goal of clean energy vehicles by 2040 by passing the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act (ZEVA), passed on Wednesday in Victoria.
“We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself.”
-- Carl Sagan
“... Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is becoming conscious of itself. What an amazing miracle.”
New Democrat MLA Katrine Conroy says that people with disabilities will have more opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation and adventure in the region thanks to government job creation funding.
In a media release, the Canadian Red Cross provided an update Tuesday on the relief and recovery work taking place in the B.C. Regional District of Kootenay Boundary more than a year after devastating floods forced thousands to evacuate their homes.
When following up the RCMP press release regarding 'Stag Night', the Castlegar Source/Trail Champion editor asked about the legalities should a young person (particularly a minor) agree to be subjected to same.
Even without the issue of age of majority, RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich's response, sent to all local media, was unequivocal:
Interfor mills outside of Castlegar, Grand Forks and Adams Lake are to see another production curtailment in the month of June, according to a press release issued by Interfor Tuesday.
The West Kootenay Timberwolves junior lacrosse players were on the road May 25 and 26, honing skills and teamwork. After a 4-13 loss to Alberta’s Rockyview Rage in Cochrane, AB, the Timberwolves bounced back with a 4-3 win over the Cranbrook Outlaws. This coming weekend, they will once again play against the Cranbrook Outlaws on June 1, at the Rossland Arena.
The Selkirk College Saints are building their roster for the upcoming 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season by starting with commitments from a pair of outstanding players who wrapped-up their junior careers in the region.
On May 25, 2019, the regional RCMP detachment responded to a report of a “serious assault with a weapon” in the 2300 block of Washington Street in Rossland. The 24-year-old man who is the victim of the assault was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital, where he has undergone surgery for injuries to his neck.