On Saturday, Nov. 10 from approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the main entrance to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital will be closed due to construction.
Patients and visitors can access the hospital through the MRI entrance to the hospital during these times (photo attached).
A Nelson environmentalist is urging his local MP to lobby the federal government to act following a report that said time is running out for the world to make changes to slow the impact of climate change.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary recently held its October Board Meeting.
Here is a general overview of discussion items and major decisions from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) Board of Directors meeting. The next board meeting is on (Wednesday) November 14 at 6 p.m. in our Trail office.
Cannabis hearings and bylaws
So far, most of the discussion about Proportional Representation (PR) has focused on fairness. Without a proportional voting system, there’s no way to make every vote count equally. But there are other reasons to adopt it, arguably as valid: it would bring social and financial stability and cut waste.
A little rain could not dampen the spirits of a crowd that gathered outside the Kootenay Lake Forestry Centre on the North Shore to raise awareness about the impacts of industrial logging of their watersheds.
Interior Health said in a media release that testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) just got easier for residents across the Interior Health (IH) region, now that On Demand testing is available at all IH laboratories.
Japanese Knotweed is among the most feared invasive weeds, because of its effects on real estate values, taxes and infrastructure; it is unfortunately able to damage all three – it damages property values merely by being there, raises taxes by increasing municipal costs, and damages infrastructure by invading foundations, pavements and pipes and then expanding its operations.
The site of the South Slocan Dam will be undergoing a facelift.
A variance was given to FortisBC to undertake the demolition of three old buildings on-site and refinish the grade which required the installation of a retention wall and railing at the South Slocan Dam site.
Although the land is outside the city, it is still owned by the city.