Selkirk College and Spokane’s Eastern Washington University (EWU) are uniting writers of the regions in an upcoming symposium taking place in Nelson.
The industrial accident in Fernie this week that left three people dead, two municipal workers and one a Calgary-based contractor, with CIMCO Refrigeration, following an ammonia lead at the local arena has sent shockwaves through every city, regional district and parks board in the province that operate an ice facility.
The Ymir Watershed Action Team (YWAT) is taking their fight to protect their community’s only source of clean water currently threatened by a proposal to harvest timber in the watershed to Victoria Monday (October 23).
The hissing sound you may hear is the unmistakable sound of the air coming out of Site C's tires.
As the B.C. Utilities Commission continues its inquiry on the project, it's becoming more and more apparent that B.C. Hydro has been playing a bit loose with telling the whole truth when it comes to Site C.
The 2017 fire season is officially the worst fire season on record in the Southeast region, having surpassed the most hectares burned in one year just last week.
According to Southeast Fire Centre data, the total hectares burned this year bumped up to 88,911 heading into October, just over the previous worst year in history for the region in 2003 when 88,697 ha. were burned.
The tragic events that unfolded this week in Fernie, where three people died from an ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena, has forced the Ghostriders to move their Saturday home game.
Two heavyweights in the Kootenay Conference face-off in Kimberley Thursday in a rare mid-week Kootenay International Junior Hockey League meeting.
The Nelson Leafs, holding down top spot in the Murdoch Division, battle the Dynamiters, first in the Eddie Mountain Division.
L.V. Rogers Bombers took it on the chin during High School Field Hockey action Tuesday in Pass Creek, dropping a pair of games to rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks.
The Junior Bombers lost a tight battle 1-0 while the Seniors were doubled 4-2 by the Hawks.
"The Juniors were playing short and sick as key players were unable to make the game," said coach Bruce Walgren.
Premier John Horgan and Minister of Labour Harry Bains have issued the following statement on the workplace fatalities in Fernie:
Kootenay Lake Superintendent, Christine Perkins said students in the district are going to shake it up a little as part of the Great BC Shakeout on Thursday (October 19).
The event is an opportunity for students, specifically at 10:19 a.m. Thursday, to participate in drill in an event of an earthquake hits the region.
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