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September 2019
By CBT on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

There’s a new online source for people seeking easy-to-understand information on climate change specific to communities throughout the Columbia Basin and Boundary regions.

By Dermod Travis on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

From the deaths of 30 horses at California's Santa Anita Park this racing season to last month's raid at Vancouver's Hastings Racecourse by the Canadian Border Security Agency (CBSA), the sport of kings is taking a beating this summer.

And once again it seems either the whistleblower or law enforcement is placed on the hot seat.

By Contributor on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

On the eve of the upcoming 2019-20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, the league decided to recognize the impact former president Bill Ohlhausen had on the league and the impressive legacy he left.

A legacy that sees the KIJHL’s Okanagan Division renamed after him.

By Contributor on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions within the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction will be amended, due to a decreased wildfire risk.

A map of the affected areas is available online.

Category 2 open burning:

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Sep 10 2019

The polar bear has become the poster child for climate change impacts in the Arctic. Sea ice, which the bears depend on for hunting, is melting at an ever-expanding rate.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 09 2019

Even a little rain . . . okay, a lot, couldn’t dampen the spirits of those on bikes during the annual Cops for Kids Ride presented by the Kelowna Foundation for Hope and Social Innovation.

More than 30 cyclists and support staff overcame severe rain during the ride from Castlegar to Nelson Monday, just one of the stages of the Cops for Kids ride that began Friday in Kelowna.

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Sep 09 2019

Salmo police are concerned about the possibility of two prolific offenders being released back into the Salmo community – not just for the sake of residents, but for the sake of the offenders themselves, according to Salmo Top Cop Cpl. Darryl Orr.

By RCAC on Monday Sep 09 2019

The Rossland Council for Arts & Culture (RCAC) will be presenting a juried visual art exhibition entitled Life in the Kootenays, and the deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019.

By Michael Jessen on Monday Sep 09 2019

“The future doesn't exist. The only thing that exists is now and our memory of what happened in the past. But because we invented the idea of a future, we're the only animal that realized we can affect the future by what we do today.”  – David Suzuki

By Letters to the editor on Monday Sep 09 2019

To The Editor:

Any day now the BCUC will rule on whether rural Nelson hydro customers will be paying more for power than city customers.

There is a clause in the Community Charter that says councillors can be held personally financially accountable. Might this apply to what I am presenting below?