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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 14 2019

A coalition of Canadian science groups is launching a national non-partisan #VoteScience campaign to send the message that Canadians want decisions made that are supported by science and real evidence. 

“Science doesn’t usually get a lot of attention during election campaigns and we think that needs to change,” said Dr. Katie Gibbs, Executive Director of...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

Land and agriculture are critical components in the climate crisis. According to a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, land use — including agriculture and forestry — accounts for 23 per cent of human greenhouse gas emissions, while “natural land processes absorb carbon dioxide equivalent to almost a third of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry.”

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by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

The local Castlegar Air Cadets will be hosting an open house Sept. 3, at the Kiwanis Hall located at 216 8th Ave, Castlegar.  The open house will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will be open to the public interested in the cadet program.

This is an ideal chance for prospective cadet recruits to meet with current and former cadets, speak with officers and learn...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 11 2019

The Regional District of Central Kootenay issued a media release Monday afternoon regarding the mudslide at Morley Creek, north of Nelson.

Upon recommendation by subject matter experts (SMEs) from the Province, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is removing the Evacuation Alert issued yesterday for properties in the Morley Creek area at 10 Mile, north of Nelson on...

by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Aug 11 2019

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

Her book on the Columbia River Treaty, A River Captured, which can be ...

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Aug 11 2019

The regional district is going to bat for the Monarch butterfly.

A motion has been passed by the Regional District of Central Kootenay board of directors to urge the province to “initiate an immediate scientific literature and litigation review of the chemical known as glyphosate.”

The B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is being...

by John Horgan on Sunday Aug 11 2019

On my trip to the Okanagan in June, I stopped by Mariposa Farms fruit stand to buy some cherries. The owner, Kulwinder, has been farming in the Similkameen Valley since 1987. Every box of B.C. cherries or bag of locally grown apples she sells helps support her family and the families of her employees.

We’re helping farmers like Kulwinder so they can keep creating good jobs in B.C. and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Aug 10 2019

A truck carrying milk crashed south of Nelson Friday morning Nelson Fire Rescue reported in a media release.

Nelson Fire Rescue were alerted at 6:55 a.m. Friday a serious motor vehicle incident by Nelson Police Department on Highway 6 just south of Nelson.

The two NFRS members on duty responded to what turned out to be a five-ton refer truck that had lost control resulting in a...

by Contributor on Friday Aug 09 2019

Toadfest celebrates a milestone this year – it turns 10! Toadfest 2019 is at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp, on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2019 from 4: to 7 p.m., and Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

Toadfest is a free, fun, family event, coordinated by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) and the Province of B.C. It’s about connecting with, and...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 09 2019

Police have released a new image of missing Nakusp man Christopher Sanford, taken July 30, 2019. 

"It is a true reflection of his appearance when he went missing," said RCMP Cpl. Jaime Moffat.

Previous coverage:

Nakusp RCMP is seeking assistance in locating Christopher Sanford, who was reported missing on August 5, according to RCMP Cpl. Jaime Moffat....

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