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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Count’em up — Richard Sevigny, Keith Acton, Patrice Brisebois and coach Steve Shutt are just a few of the former Montreal Canadiens ready to take to the ice at 7 p.m. in the NDCC Arena to play the Kootenay Patricks as part of the Make A Change Canada Charity Hockey Game...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

By Jesse Cole, The Nelson Daily

The Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society (CLPS) has a little under a year to raise $750,000 and save Cottonwood Lake park. 

In early 2020, Andrew McBurney, a spokesperson for the CLPS, announced that the society had entered into an agreement with the current landowner to purchase a portion of land surrounding the lake by...

by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

To The Editor:

A mindboggling 292 square kilometer open pit mine in norther Albertais quietly working its way through the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s approval process.

This behemoth relies on relentless growth in oil demand at a time of growing climate instability. 

 Frontier would pump out an annual 4.1 megatonnes of climate-...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 13 2020

Reports from the RCMP:

On January 11,  a resident on Thompson Avenue was angered by the speed of a passing truck and tossed a shovelful of snow at the truck. The truck driver was angered by the snow thrown at his truck, and stopped to express his rage. The two men exchanged a few punches.  The RCMP responded to a complaint about the incident and warned them both about...

by BC Hydro on Monday Jan 13 2020

BC Hydro is notifying the public of changes to the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir in order to undertake repairs to the guidewall at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam:

·         At 12:30 p.m. today, Arrow flows were reduced from 1,784 cubic metres per...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 13 2020

Rosy cheeks, toasting sandwiches by a crackling woodstove, snow-covered trees … and visiting with everyone else who has arrived under their own power.  The Rossland Range Recreation Site with its trails, snow routes, and collection of little day-use shelters has become very popular with skiers on various types of skis, snowshoers, and fat bikers.  Some visitors or newcomers...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 10 2020

A family backcountry skiing near the Kootenay Pass Summit Tuesday was forced to spend the night on top of the Kootenay Pass Summit after a natural avalanche closed Highway 3 in both directions.

The part of the highway between Salmo and Creston had been closed for hours due to the recent winter storm that dropped huge amounts of snow on highways in the southern part of the province....

by CBT on Thursday Jan 09 2020

At the end of 2019, Rick Jensen wrapped up seven years on Columbia Basin Trust’s Board of Directors, including four as Chair. The Trust thanks him for his dedication and meaningful contributions, which have impacted the lives of countless people in the region.

“During his time with the Board,...

by BC Hydro on Thursday Jan 09 2020

Columbia River water levels could increase by as much as two feet this Friday and Saturday due to changes to the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir. The changes will be as follows:

·         At 7 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, the discharge rate will increase from approximately 1,388 cubic metres per second (49,000 cubic feet per second) to about 1,501 cubic metres...

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Jan 09 2020

One man was killed and another sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a collision near Hope Tuesday, according to RCMPCpl. Mike Halskov.

"On Jan. 6, at approximately 2:40 p.m., police and emergency services responded to a collision on Highway 1 approximately five kilometres north of Hope, BC, near American Creek. The road and weather was described as snowing with...

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