When it comes to winter in the "warmer" areas of British Columbia, I don't think that anyone does a better job of making fun of bad drivers as cartoonist Adrian Raeside. The trouble is, it's not so funny when you have to share the roads with them. Many continue to drive as if it is a warm, sunny and dry afternoon.
Enhanced patient care and improved conditions for health-care workers are coming to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) as a new ambulatory care area and expanded pharmacy have been approved by the provincial government.
The Trail Smoke Eaters used a perfect penalty kill and a complete performance to help them to their third win in a row as they earned a 4-2 victory over the Langley Rivermen at the Trail Memorial Centre on Friday night.
Get your Ninja on this Family Day with FREE fun at the Complex!
The rec commission, RDCK and Areas I and J have sponsored a free swim and skate at the Complex Monday from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., (the gym is not included, but will also be open those hours).
Local police are expressing fear and frustration as motorists forced to use Pass Creek Road as a detour (after a very serious MVI on Hwy 3A) abandon common sense and drive recklessly fast with no care for themselves, other motorists or local pedestrians/pets/children.
Soon, spring will have sprung. And so will delays for traffic on the Kootenay Lake Ferry system due to annual low-water levels in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake during the spring.
Which is why the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is implementing the following service changes for MV Osprey and MV Balfour ferries.
March 10 to March 23:
Pulling together the annual City budget is one of the most complex duties that staff and council performs each year and one that I take very seriously. As a result, at the last council meeting on Feb. 4 – I voted against staff preparing the draft 2019 budget inclusive of an Infrastructure Levy that would be phased in over five years from 2019 to 2023.
I’m writing this in response to a widely-publicized column by MP Richard Cannings earlier this week about issues in his riding.
He says, “This week one issue dominated the conversation—housing, housing, housing.”
But there’s no mention of it in reference to Castlegar.
Air Canada’s announcement today that it will be cancelling flights from Cranbrook to Calgary may not be the bad news it seems at first blush.
For starters, councillor Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff pointed out that Air Canada’s decision was based on economic feasibility, but it appears West Jet will continue providing the Cranbrook/Calgary service.