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.
As Halloween approaches, images of scary-looking bats become commonplace. Since the goal of the Kootenay Community Bat Project is to promote bat conservation, this is the perfect time of year to counter bat myths and do something to help bats. Such as build bat houses and find good locations for them, to give bats a place to roost.
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.
The team has also cancelled Friday's Ghostriders game in Columbia Valley as the team cannot access their dressing room to get any equipment.
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.
RCMP investigators continue to work with the City of Fernie, Fernie Fire Department and other resources in preparation for the entry into the Fernie Memorial Arena, following Tuesday’s fatal workplace incident. RCMP investigators will commence a scene examination and investigation into Wednesday’s incident once it is deemed safe to enter the scene.
The timeline is set for the development of Castlegar’s 2018 budget and five-year plan, with opportunities for the public to weigh in on priorities at the outset, and later on the proposed finish product before it is adopted as law.