Japanese Knotweed is among the most feared invasive weeds, because of its effects on real estate values, taxes and infrastructure; it is unfortunately able to damage all three – it damages property values merely by being there, raises taxes by increasing municipal costs, and damages infrastructure by invading foundations, pavements and pipes and then expanding its operations.
Increased penalties will come into effect (Thursday) November 1, 2018, for drivers who put people at risk through excessive speeding, impaired driving, distracted driving and other violations said the Provincial Government in a media release.
FortisBC said the energy company is monitoring natural gas consumption following a pipeline explosion earlier this month near Prince George, BC, with a goal to keep homes warm as customers head into the colder, winter months.
The city will be taking care of its own when it comes to emergency management in the future.
A bylaw establishing the city’s own service to deal with managing emergencies was created by city council, instead of paying into the regional district’s service.
The mayor said the bylaw was a culmination of many months of work in crafting the emergency program framework.
Police have made an arrest in horrific home invasion of a terminally ill cancer paitent in Sicamous.
In a media release, RCMP said police in Nanaimo arrested a 37 year-old man Tuesday (October 30) in relation to a series of charges originating from the BC Interior City.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in Nelson joined fellow colleagues across the country on the picket line Tuesday. Nelson members began strike action at 7 a.m. along with workers in Columbia River, Nelson, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson and Fort St. John, B.C.
In a media release, the Capitol Theatre in Nelson announced the successful installation of Hearing Assistive Technology.
The Capitol Theatre said Auris Hearing Loop amplifier system has been installed, which allows those with a hearing device to customize their sound, allowing everyone get the best experience at every performance at the Capitol Theatre.
Fifth-year starter Mitchell Popadynetz of Nelson continues to lead the Thompson River University Men’s Soccer Team.
It’s been a long run for the volunteer board of directors from Kootenay Advocacy Network/Taking Action for Special Kids (TASK), who have spent the past three decades advocating for children with developmental and physical disabilities.
The Selkirk College Saints return to the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre this weekend facing a pivotal two-game set against the University of Victoria in what is clearly a fork in the road for the young British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.
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