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March 2019
By The Narwhal on Friday Mar 22 2019

Petrowest’s financial woes were widely known when BC Hydro quietly awarded a major contract to a B.C. numbered company — 1054143 — that an investigation by The Narwhal reveals was incorporated by key Petrowest executives.

By Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

Interior Health is advising the public that N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from Cherry Hill Coffee has been recalled due to temperature issues in the manufacturing process that potentially failed to control pathogens, including botulism.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Mar 22 2019

A 62-year-old man will be appearing in court next month after a drug raid in Castlegar, according to RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.

By Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

A second case of measles infection has been confirmed in the Interior Health region, in 100 Mile House.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 22 2019

Back in the late 1800’s, the ceremonial Last Spike was driven into the rails at Craigellachie near Revelstoke to signify the completion of a railway connecting Canada from east to west.

By Letters to the editor on Friday Mar 22 2019

To The Editor:

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) announced (Thursday) that they have purchased some of the private land surrounding Cottonwood Lake. The 21.6 hectare section of land will be added to Cottonwood Lake Regional Park and preserved from logging.

By Dermod Travis on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Governments must dread the day they have to post their credit card charges online. Thousands of charges totalling in the millions of dollars, it's a sure bet someone will find something to highlight.

The 2017/18 charges didn't disappoint: 94,726 records totalling $59.7 million.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Supporters of the area surrounding Cottonwood Lake remaining forested can breathe a little easier following a decision by the Regional District of Central Kootenay board Thursday.

In a media release, the RDCK announced it has approved the purchase of 21.6 hectares (ha) of private land around Cottonwood Lake that had been slated for logging by the private landowner.

By Contributor on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Hildur Jónasson sailed on the Tall Ship Antigua in the International Territory of Svalbard, near Norway, in 2017 on an artist residency. Jónasson carefully observed this environment to create a body of art titled, Fata Morgana currently on show at the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar.

By Contributor on Thursday Mar 21 2019

The government of British Columbia recently announced two important agreements that will influence the fate of mountain caribou in the province.