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by Rossland Telegraph on Thursday Aug 01 2019

By way of a press release, Conservative Party candidate Helena Konanz issued a challenge to all the other candidates in our riding to participate in a comprehensive set of debates that span the entire riding in the lead up to the election this fall.

Green Party candidate Tara Howse was quick to accept the challenge, as were  NDP candidate Richard Cannings and Liberal candidate Connie...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 01 2019

With increasing temperatures and drier conditions in many parts of the province, British Columbians are urged to do everything they can to prevent wildfires on the B.C. Day long weekend and in the weeks ahead.

While wildfire activity so far this year has been relatively normal, the month of August is typically the most active part of B.C.'s wildfire season. Human-caused fires are...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 01 2019

Who Owns Your Grocery Store?

A new book about consumer-owned grocery stores pulls back the curtain on the grocery giants.  Author Jon Steinman will be reading at the Rossland Public Library on September 3 at 6:30 pm.

For many of us fortunate enough to be able to purchase our food from a grocery store, rarely do we give ourselves the opportunity to...

by Charles Jeanes on Thursday Aug 01 2019

Part Two

I began an exploration of a Stoic prose-poem, The Desiderata, in the last edition of the column, and continue it in this one. Stoicism is interesting in its own right, but also because it has been enjoying a modern revival.

If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain and bitter; for always there will be greater...

by David Suzuki on Thursday Aug 01 2019

No amount of evidence is ever enough to convince climate science deniers — including the politicians among them. But new studies and observations should at least persuade those who profess to understand global heating but appear not to grasp its severity that it’s time to start deploying the many available solutions.

We’ve already pumped such huge volumes of greenhouse gases into the...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jul 31 2019

In the spirit of partnership and reconciliation, a landmark agreement to explore salmon reintroduction into the Columbia River Basin between the Syilx Okanagan, Ktunaxa and Secwepemc Indigenous Nations, Canada and British Columbia was signed Monday in Castlegar. The Letter of Agreement is a commitment by the five governments to collaborate on exploring the reintroduction of Pacific anadromous...

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

The city slammed the door on another non-medical cannabis retail licence application for Grand Forks, denying a development variance deemed for Donaldson Drive in the old Greyhound Bus depot.

City council narrowly voted against approving the development variance permit application recently to reduce — from 100 metres to 36 m. — the setback distance from a building or structure in the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

A man who walked away from the Trail Daily Pavilion was apprehended by police without incident Tuesday near the 800 block of Front Street, Nelson Police said in a media release.

Nelson Police was requested by Trail RCMP Monday (July 29th) to be on the lookout for the male who walked away from the Trail Daly Pavilion against authority to have him assessed under the Mental...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

The federal election will be here before we know it.

One of our riding’s candidates in the upcoming federal election is finding that quite a few people don’t have even a rudimentary understanding of the fact that our different levels of government are responsible for...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

West Kootenay EcoSociety is setting up in Silver City. Our non-profit community driven organization has recently opened an office in downtown Trail, and we’re having a grand opening on August 7. Please join us!


Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 4 -6 p.m., we’ll have an open house and refreshments to open our Trail office officially. Drop by at 954A...

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