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February 2020
By Letters to the editor on Friday Feb 28 2020

To The Editor:

Our children and grandchildren. We care for them, lose sleep over them, and provide them with food, shelter and so much love.

Why then is it so hard for us to consider their future and ensure that they have one in which they will thrive?

By Contributor on Friday Feb 28 2020

Since 2014, more than one in four fatal crashes on B.C. roads have involved distracted driving, which is why ICBC and police continue to combat this dangerous driving behaviour that claims 76 lives each year.*

This month, drivers will be hearing one message – take a break from your phone when you're behind the wheel. Not only is it dangerous, but the costs can add up quickly.

By Contributor on Friday Feb 28 2020

By Darren Davidson, Davidson Communications & Media


They aren’t just fires and floods. 

In fact, you’re more likely to experience a disaster from within. As a business owner you have to think about accidents, break-ins, power disruptions, data loss, cyber-attacks, environmental disasters and more. 

By Contributor on Friday Feb 28 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Jeff Dubois has been hired as the new Commissioner for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the league announced today.

By Bob Hall on Thursday Feb 27 2020

An abundance of opportunity awaits at the Great Kootenay Career Fair that will bring together regional employers and job seekers at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus.

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 27 2020

Which of Castlegar’s downtown sculptures has caught your eye? In just six weeks Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s 2019 sculptures will be taken down, so now is the time to purchase or lease one of these beautiful works of art and keep it in the Kootenays!                  

By City of Castlegar on Thursday Feb 27 2020

The City of Castlegar invites the community to a public workshop to help develop the West Kootenay 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 Plan.

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 27 2020

The importance of finding a path forward has been a priority for the RCMP.

The BC RCMP are pleased to confirm that discussions with the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs have led to an agreement on Wednesday, February 26th which supports their upcoming meetings with government representatives this week.

By BC Hydro on Thursday Feb 27 2020

BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will decrease noticeably Saturday, February 29th:

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has rescinded a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for users on the South Slocan Water System. The system is located in the community of South Slocan Village approximately 30 km southwest of Nelson and is within RDCK Electoral Area H.  The Dam Restaurant is across Highway 3A and is supplied water from this water system.