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by Timothy Schafer on Friday Jan 24 2020

Additional funds for the regional recycling service are being withheld by the city until it receives some hard numbers from the regional district on the real cost of recycling collection.

The city is in the process of passing a resolution that would, as an interim step, request the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s central resource recovery committee (CRRC) set the 2020 tax...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

Organizers of Make A Change Canada Nelson got more than they bargained for when a sellout crowd took to the Nelson and District Community Complex Arena Thursday night to watch the Montreal Canadiens alumni in action against the Kootenay Patricks.

The game not only treated the more than 1,400 fans in attendance, but also raised money for Make A Change Canada Nelson, a local charity that...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 23 2020

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, from Grand Forks to Creston, which includes the Kootenay Paas and Paulson Summit.

Environment Canada said anyone traveling Highway 3 can expect a long period of snowfall with total amounts of 20 to 25 cm.

“A frontal system will bring heavy snow to Kootenay Pass and Paulson Summit (Thursday) tonight,”...

by BC Hydro on Thursday Jan 23 2020

BC Hydro has now completed temporary repairs to the floating guidewall and debris boom at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam, and the navigational lock will return to limited operations for commercial use only as of Wednesday, January 22. The lock will remain closed for recreational use until additional works can be completed.  We anticipate that the lock will return to normal operations this...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

I was 14 when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. As an adolescent, I was more preoccupied with puberty-related personal issues than politics. But when Canada sent military personnel as part of a UN effort, I religiously followed the battle lines. Every day the local paper’s front page reported how troops were doing, with a map showing enemy and allied movements.

Now we face an...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

Canada has major income tax loopholes that favour the wealthy, arguably cost the country (ergo all of us taxpayers who aren’t rich enough to qualify for them) billions of dollars overall, and make lesser-income people pay more than their fair share, while further enriching the already-rich. 

Now, the already-rich are pretty happy about this state of affairs, since they...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 21 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is joining forces with the province to encourage residents to replace their old wood stoves with cleaner burning models.

The RDCK is collaborating with local municipalities to help residents burn better through the Wood Stove Exchange Rebate Program.  

This program, funded by the Government of British Columbia and the BC Lung Association...

by Trail Champion on Monday Jan 20 2020

Scads of snow kept police busy with MVIs this past weekend, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

“On Jan. 17, at 12:26 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP attended motor vehicle incident where a 35-year-old female driver of Trail lost control of her 2007 Honda Civic due to icy conditions while travelling in the 3600 block of Highway 3B, in Trail, BC.  She crossed the...

by Trail Champion on Monday Jan 20 2020
Police are warning residents to be wary of wildlife after a house cat mixed it up with a bobcat in Trail, according to top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
 
"On Jan. 15, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a complaint about a wild bobcat that had an altercation with a house cat in the area of Gryo Park, in Trail. The...
by Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 20 2020

The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the sudden death of a skier, discovered in medical distress late Friday afternoon outside of Fernie B.C.

On January 17, 2020 just after 4:30 p.m., Elk Valley RCMP received a report of a skier discovered unresponsive in the snow amongst trees located on the Fernie Ski Hill. Initial reports indicate that the victim had been skiing...

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