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by Alex Atamanenko MP on Friday Oct 07 2011

 New Democrat Agriculture Critic Alex Atamanenko (BC southern Interior) has re-introduced a Private Members Bill that would effectively shut down the slaughtering of horses for human consumption in Canada. 

by Timothy Schafer on Friday Oct 07 2011

New jobs and an injection of $25,000 into the local economy each month is the bottom line for the ongoing Duncan Dam Spillway upgrade project in the Meadow Creek region, according to a BC Hydro spokesperson.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Oct 07 2011

Success is just a mouse click away.

The Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skatepark Society is back in the running again this year as online voting begins this week in the Aviva Community Fund’s million-dollar question contest.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Oct 06 2011

Three rural regional district communities are on the road to improved water service after the regional district board of directors voted to establish water service area bylaws for their communities.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 06 2011

The Village of Kaslo’s edible gardens was one of the winning entries in the recent Communities in Bloom awards held last Saturday, Sept. 24 in Sooke on Vancouver Island.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 05 2011

By Sean McDevitt

It's sometime after midnight on a warm August weekend, and Johnny Winter sits in contemplative silence as the road passes beneath the wheels of his tour bus.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 05 2011

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is announcing changes to its Environmental Initiatives Program (EIP), which are being implemented to better meet the needs of program applicants.

Environmental groups wishing to apply for funding should take note of these revisions:

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Oct 04 2011

Nelson will host six flu clinics this fall as the IHA’s public health nurses across Interior Health are gearing up for the launch of this year’s influenza (flu) vaccination campaign beginning Oct. 11.

The first Nelson clinic goes Nov. 2 (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) at the Prestige Inn and then Nov. 9 (same time) also at the Prestige. Both are drop-in clinics.