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by Timothy Schafer on Monday Jun 13 2011

Want to win a copy of the new Kootenay Rockies Mapbook edition?

by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Jun 11 2011

By Dr. Brenda Gill

Since we are just starting to get into the season of cottonwood, increased dust and pollen because we’ve had such a cold and wet May, I thought this would be a good time to discuss minimizing the effects of allergens. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jun 11 2011

If you ever wanted a bench in Kokanee Creek Provincial Park to have your name on it, now is your chance.

People will have an opportunity to make their mark on one of the stunning vistas in BC Parks like Kokanee through a new program celebrating 100 years of provincial parks.

by Contributor on Saturday Jun 11 2011

The Village of Midway and the City of Greenwood have been invited to jointly apply for a new community forest.

The community forest will have an allowable annual cut of up to 23,000 cubic metres within the Boundary Timber Supply Area with an initial term of 25 years. The area selection and agreement is subject to First Nations consultation.

by Contributor on Friday Jun 10 2011

Selkirk College is hosting a special reunion on July 8, 9 and 10 at the Castlegar campus to celebrate 25 years of International Education.

by Contributor on Friday Jun 10 2011

Supported by funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) and led by the Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee (CKIPC), the students and other partners took action to remove the knotweed infestation east of Trail, along Casino Road.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jun 08 2011

The largest forest carbon project in North America has a Kootenay original at its heart.

The 55,000-hectare Darkwoods forest southeast of Nelson is helping the Nature Conservancy of Canada raise $4 million by selling carbon credits from it to protect the land.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 08 2011

Construction of the new $2-million Arrow Fire Zone Primary Attack Base in Castlegar  is now complete, bringing wildfire staff and equipment into one location.

The two-storey, 540-square-metre (5,800-square-foot) fire base is strategically located near a major intersection on Highway 3A.