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By Bob Hall on Thursday Feb 27 2020

An abundance of opportunity awaits at the Great Kootenay Career Fair that will bring together regional employers and job seekers at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus.

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 27 2020

The importance of finding a path forward has been a priority for the RCMP.

The BC RCMP are pleased to confirm that discussions with the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs have led to an agreement on Wednesday, February 26th which supports their upcoming meetings with government representatives this week.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 27 2020

There are no bullies on this team.

Some of the players on the L.V. Rogers Junior Bombers were showing their Pink after practice at the Hangar Wednesday.

The Bombers were wearing pink on Pink Shirt Day — recognized worldwide as a day for everyone, including students at LVR, to stand up against bullying.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 27 2020

Just when it appeared the Nelson Leafs were going have an easier start to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoffs, those rivals to the west, Beaver Valley Nitehawks, stole the Murdoch crown from the Green and White on the final day of the regular.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has rescinded a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for users on the South Slocan Water System. The system is located in the community of South Slocan Village approximately 30 km southwest of Nelson and is within RDCK Electoral Area H.  The Dam Restaurant is across Highway 3A and is supplied water from this water system.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

The week began with several altercations between protesters and police in the province.

First, was this release from Cpl. Madonna Saunderson:

By Rebecca Voros on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

The second annual Ignite Kootenay Women’s Conference is coming to Nelson!  It will be held at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday, Mar 15. Last year’s conference in Castlegar was such a huge success, we wanted to share the experience with other communities.  

By Contributor on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

On Feb. 23, Teck announced it is withdrawing the Frontier Project from the regulatory review process.

 

Teck CEO and President Don Lindsay has written to the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change outlining the reasons for the withdrawal. The letter is included below: 

Letter to Minister Wilkinson

Dear Minister:

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

Actions by and in support of the Wet’suwet’en land defenders are as much about government failure to resolve issues around Indigenous rights and title as they are about pipelines and gas.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

After a pee -- toilet paper, or re-usable cloth wipes?  The cloth wipes have a few names:  pee cloths, wee wipes, peedanas – to list just a few.  The concept is simple:  a re-usable cloth to dry off after urinating, or less formally, having a pee.  This eco-friendly idea has been back for a few years, but has its time finally arrived?