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February 2020
By Contributor on Thursday Feb 20 2020

Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has released the following statement in response to the B.C. Forestry Alliance Save the Working Forest rally on Feb. 18, 2020, at the Parliament Buildings:

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 20 2020

The chosen names will be given to 13 German Shepherd puppies born at the Police Dog Service Training Centre in Innisfail, Alberta.

The 13 children whose names are selected will each receive a laminated 8×10-inch photo of the pup they named, a plush dog named Justice and an RCMP water bottle.

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 20 2020

Lillian Williamson’s decision to stop for gas in Golden, B.C., en route to visit her new great-grandson in Kelowna, is filling her with excitement after she matched all four numbers playing the Extra on Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 draw, for a $500,000 golden win.

By City of Trail on Thursday Feb 20 2020

The City of Trail's 2020 Budget Presentation will be made on Monday, Feb. 24, at the Regular Meeting of City Council starting at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers and the Public is invited and encouraged to attend. Access to Council Chambers is through the second floor side door (Spokane Street) of City Hall, 1394 Pine Avenue.

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 20 2020

Pacific Wild has released a Cease and Desist letter to B.C.’s FLNROD Minister Doug Donaldson for the province’s ongoing wolf cull on the grounds that aerial gunning is unlawful. The B.C. government has stated it intends to continue killing wolves from helicopters in 2020.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 20 2020

Traffic on Highway 3A, approximately 15 kilometers west of Nelson, near the FortisBC Bonnington Dam was stalled Wednesday afternoon due to a single-vehicle accident.

A small Hyundai left the road before ending up on its roof in the ditch.

RCMP was joined by Beasley Fire Rescue as well as Dr. Nic Sparrow of Kootenay Emergency Response Physicians Association (KERPA).

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 20 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in British Columbia:

By City of Castlegar on Thursday Feb 20 2020

Committee of the Whole Meeting

  •   The City is committed to working toward 100-per-cent renewable energy by 2050 in all energy use sectors in the community, including heating and cooling, transportation, electricity, and waste management.
By BC Hydro on Thursday Feb 20 2020

BC Hydro would like to notify the public about changes to the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir that will take place on Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22:

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 20 2020

The body of a Slocan man has been found nearly a month after him being reported missing, according to RCMP Cpl. Jamie Moffat.

"On Feb.19,  at approximately 2:30 p.m., RCMP responded to the area of the bridge near Main Street, in the Village of Slocan, after being informed by a pedestrian of the discovery of a deceased individual down an embankment, near the river bank," Moffat said.