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September 2019
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?

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Sep 09 2019

It can be challenging travelling in the winter and even more so crossing the border, but Tourism Rossland has confirmed that a Spokane Airport Shuttle, facilitated by Kootenay Gateway Mountain Shuttle, will run 7 days a week, December 13, 2019 to March 29, 2020, to get skiers to the hills in Rossland or Nelson.

By Contributor on Sunday Sep 08 2019

Get read for the 26 Annual Pass Creek Fall Fair  - Sept. 21 and 22, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Pass Creek Exhibition Grounds - Relkoff Road, Robson, B.C.

By Contributor on Sunday Sep 08 2019

Jean Barman met Irene Kelleher in the early 1990s at the suggestion of a mutual acquaintance, and it was the beginning of a long friendship between two teachers. Irene’s life story is chronicled in Barman’s new book, Invisible Generations: Living between Indigenous and White in the Fraser Valley (Caitlin Press).

By Contributor on Sunday Sep 08 2019

First-time author D. M. Ditson of Invermere will launch her award-winning memoir Wide Open with a Book Launch and Recovery Conversation tour. She will hold events in Kimberley, Trail, Castlegar, Creston, Kelowna and Revelstoke between Sept. 16 and 24 and will be speaking at the Kootenay Regional Domestic Violence Conference in Nelson.

By Contributor on Sunday Sep 08 2019

The Bailey Theatre in downtown Trail is the premiere place to go for live entertainment in the South Kootenays. To celebrate the launch of the theatre’s new season, the Trail & District Arts Council is hosting a VIP reception on Oct. 1 from 5-7 p.m. for its Patron of the Arts members and supporters of the venue.

By City of Castlegar on Sunday Sep 08 2019

The City of Castlegar has released the West Kootenay Regional Airport Master Plan Executive Summary.

The West Kootenay Regional Airport Master Plan provides guidance for future development of the Airport over a 25-year horizon. It includes a land use plan, development concepts, capital financial plan, and a revenue plan.

By Dick Cannings MP on Sunday Sep 08 2019

Last week I cycled around the beautiful riding of South Okanagan-West Kootenay—436 km of rail trail and highway, 18 cafes and restaurants and lots of good conversations!  While the talk over coffee and food was wide-ranging—from caribou to craft distilleries, health care to infrastructure, agriculture to electoral reform—the conversations along the trails were, not surprisingly, centred on the