On Wednesday, January 9, 2019 the Grand Forks RCMP were advised of an above ground propane leak at the Canco gas station situated along Highway 3 within the community of Grand Forks, BC.
Tales of the Trails: up in the new Lepsoe Basin cabin, there was – and should still be – a copy of a slim volume of ditties penned by “The Convert,” real name John Forrest, who described himself as “an old retired Red Mountain ski patroller and downhill fanatic now addicted to tall tales and the companionship of old guys.
It might be a stretch, but grassroots group is pushing ahead in an attempt to stop anymore logging slated for the mountainside above the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s Cottonwood Lake Park located 10 kilometers south of Nelson on Highway 6.
The Heritage City joined hands with more than 50 cities across Canada, including Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria, and around the world to rally in support of the Wet’suwet’en defending their unceded lands from unwanted fracked gas development.
We’ve heard a lot in the news lately about the challenges facing the oil sector, but much less about the serious problems confronting another natural resource industry—forestry.
WildSight and Yellowstone to Yukon are combining to host a unique multimedia tour featuring David Moskowitz, author of Caribou Rainforest: From Heartbreak to Hope Jan. 16-19th in Eastern BC, illuminating the critically threatened world of the mountain caribou.
The Nelson stop is January 16, at 7 p.m. in the Adventure Hotel.
WEST KOOTENAY – An innovative online course offering resources about Autism Spectrum Disorder developed at Selkirk College is on its way to a world audience at the Hawaii International Conference on Education taking place this January.
Julien Locke of Nelson kicked off the 2019 Cross-Country Ski season in style after recently capturing the men’s Classic Sprint Title at the 2019 U.S. Cross-Country Ski Nationals in Craftsbury, Vermont.