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by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Sep 23 2019

Greta Thunberg’s speech to the  UN was transcribed.  Here is the full text.  For the full effect, though, listen to her speech at this link:  

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYqtXR8iPlE

In response to the question, “What’s your message to world leaders today?” Thunberg...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Sep 23 2019

Most of us have heard about the student exchange program operated by Rotary International, for students from 15 to 19.  Now, Rossland is the North American headquarters for another long-established student exchange program:  En Famile International is designed for students as young as 9, up to age 16.

En Famille is a not-for-profit organization that has been operating...

by Sara Golling on Monday Sep 23 2019

Current and anticipatory grief

The reality of the continuing extinction of many so species is profoundly upsetting.  Readers may wonder why old people should care.  For example, I’ll be dead in a few years myself;  it will be up to others to live their lives diminished by the loss of caribou...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 23 2019

RCMP is reporting a 62-year-old local man died in a single vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 6 north of New Denver.

RCMP said in a media release Monday, that Slocan Lake Detachment and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 6.

“On Sunday, September 22, 2019, at approximately 1:52 pm, RCMP members of the West Kootenay Traffic...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 22 2019

A gofundme page has been started for the 29-year-old woman from the Slocan Valley, ...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 20 2019

More than a 1,000 people marched through the downtown core of Nelson Friday as part of a Climate Strike, an event, organized by local Friday’s For Futures students, designed to put pressure on world leaders as they prepare to gather at a UN climate summit.

The strike begins a week of global...

by Charles Jeanes on Friday Sep 20 2019

Some Elections matter more: this should be one

Canadians are about to choose a national, federal government on October 21. It is a more significant choice for our nation than we have faced in many elections, and not because Canada alone is facing some unusual circumstances: the entire human world and the non-human species sharing our globe also, are profoundly affected...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 19 2019

As the race for Kootenay Columbia seat in the House of Commons for heats up, The Nelson Daily will poll the candidates with a Question of the Week.

The five candidates — Abra Brynne of the Green Party, Liberal candidate Robin Goldsbury, incumbent Wayne Stetski of the NDP, Rob Morrison of the Conservative Party and Rick Stewart of the People's Party of Canada — have been criss-...

by City of Castlegar on Thursday Sep 19 2019

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Community Charter and the Local Government Act, the City of Castlegar will be conducting the Annual Tax Sale of lands for delinquent taxes at 445 13th Avenue, Suite 101, Castlegar, British Columbia commencing at 10:00am on Monday September 30, 2019. The following is a list of properties within the City of Castlegar subject to tax sale as...

by BC Hydro on Tuesday Sep 17 2019

The navigational lock at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam will be closed starting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 29th. The lock will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, October 14th.    

This closure is necessary to undertake maintenance activities that will ensure the long-term, reliable and safe operation of the Navigational Lock. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this...

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