All those raked leaves, brush trimmings and grass clippings you’re dealing with this autumn don’t have to hit the landfill, thanks to the City of Castlegar.
Tonight, at 6 p.m., will see Castlegar’s 12th annual Take Back the Night march, an event designed to raise awareness around violence against women.
City council voted unanimously in favour of helping to pay for a $110,000 upgrade to local RCMP detachment jail cells, but not without first expressing ire over how police funding works.
Three rural regional district communities are on the road to improved water service after the regional district board of directors voted to establish water service area bylaws for their communities.
Woodbury village, Rosebery Highlands and Grandview Properties all had service area bylaws established Sept. 27 by the Regional District of Central Kootenay board, as the regional government looks to acquire their water systems.
The Village of Kaslo’s edible gardens was one of the winning entries in the recent Communities in Bloom awards held last Saturday, Sept. 24 in Sooke on Vancouver Island.
The village received the Judge’s Evaluation Report and Bloom Rating Certificate, garnering five Blooms, and were presented with eye-catching street banners to promote their success.
Most Rosslanders think we're hammered hard by taxes—we gave ourselves a D for taxes in the recent State of Rossland self-assessment—and we are liable to complain vociferously about the fact that the average household tax burden is about $1000 greater than that carried by the average Trailite or Castlegarian.
While negotiations between the city and Teck to reopen the museum's mining adit plod on with no external signs of progress, the museum has now closed its doors after a second consecutive season without their biggest attraction.
"Visitation was down for sure," said Libby Martin, the president of the Rossland Historical Museum and Archives Association that operates the museum and maintains the city's collection of archives and artefacts.
Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is announcing changes to its Environmental Initiatives Program (EIP), which are being implemented to better meet the needs of program applicants.
Environmental groups wishing to apply for funding should take note of these revisions: