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by Charles Jeanes on Monday Feb 17 2020

“History’s so strong...”    Red Hot Chili Peppers

“The human race just kept rollin’ on...”   Neil Young

You can’t outrun the history train.”    Paul Simon

“History doesn’t repeat itself. People do.”    Voltaire

“You and your history, won’t rule me.”    The Who

History is made to seem unfair.”    R. E. M...

by Timothy Schafer on Friday Feb 14 2020

Cannabis culture can now be officially included in the Railtown culture.

The city has approved a zoning amendment bylaw to allow cannabis micro processing in both the mixed-use commercial and residential zone (MU3) and the waterfront mixed-use commercial and industrial zone (MU4) in the city’s west end.

The community response with regard to the added cannabis processing use has...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 14 2020

A small group of people supporting the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs push to stop a natural gas pipeline from crossing their territory in northern BC continued to occupy the Bank of Montreal branch in Nelson for the second consecutive night Thursday.

The occupation came after a rally march through downtown Nelson Wednesday morning, which ended outside the bank at 298 Baker...

by CBT on Thursday Feb 13 2020

Many people in the Columbia Basin must travel far to obtain medical care. For help getting to these appointments, those in financial need often rely on Hope Air. Now, this important service will continue its work in the region with a three-year commitment of $165,000 from Columbia Basin Trust.                                                        

“We’re pleased to partner with Hope...

by CBT on Wednesday Feb 12 2020

While the ground remains snowy, communities throughout the Columbia Basin are thinking ahead to how they can reduce the risks of wildfires. Several projects will be helping to keep people and places safer with over $1 million from Columbia Basin Trust’s...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 12 2020

Wednesday, Nelson joined many other locations across Canada in protesting arrests of people participating in a blockade of the Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern British Columbia by members of the Wet’suwet’en Nation.

More than 100 protesters gathered at the office of Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, marched through the downtown core, before concluding outside the Bank...

by BC Hydro on Wednesday Feb 12 2020

Over a quarter of British Columbians in a serious relationship prefer to stay home on their smartphone instead of going out for Valentine’s Day with their partner, finds a new survey1 commissioned on behalf of BC Hydro.

In fact, the majority of British Columbians surveyed plan to stay in and watch TV instead of going out on a date for Valentine’s Day. And, of those that plan to stay in...

by City of Castlegar on Wednesday Feb 12 2020

Cannabis West Development Corporation (CWDC) and the City of Castlegar are pleased to announce that their lease agreement has been finalized and that the CWDC development will move forward on the West Kootenay Regional Airport Lands.

CWDC plans to develop Canada’s first craft cannabis park on the property, which is expected to provide a home to many of the country’s top cannabis brands...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

Despite coordinated efforts over the past week, a search for a missing snowmobiler south of Chetwynd has been scaled back.

Click here to view the original news release.

As of day’s end on Saturday, Feb. 8, the search for a missing 31-year-old Fort St. John man, who...

by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

A chimney fire this afternoon has prompted the Castlegar Fire Department to remind residents to get their chimneys cleaned on a regular basis, according to CFD Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the call came in at 2:04 p.m. to attend a fire in the 3000 block of 5 Avenue, and Engine 1, the Ladder Truck and one command vehicle arrived with nine firefighters (including the chief).



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