Students, children, parents and everyone from the public is invited to the Climate Strike set to begin in front of City Hall in Nelson Friday, September 20 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Friday.
The event is part of a massive coordinated strike from school to protest government and business inaction on climate change.
On September 12, 2019, officers from the local RCMP detachment tracked down a truck reported as stolen from the Red Mountain Ski Resort. The truck was owned by a contracting company working in the area, and was equipped with GPS – which provided live updates on the truck’s location and made finding the stolen vehicle much easier.
Teck Trail Operations announced today completion of the new No. 2 Acid Plant, a $174 million investment in the long-term future of Trail Operations.
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.
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:
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.
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.