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by David Suzuki on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

Masses of monarch butterflies fluttering across Toronto’s waterfront. Painted ladies (often mistaken for monarchs) descending on Montreal. Combined with the hottest September ever recorded in the Great Lakes region, it’s been a strange time in Eastern Canada. We should savour the joys of these captivating critters while we can, because their future — and that of insects generally — is...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

“I cheat and I lie, I do what I have to do, to get by But I know what is wrong and I know what is right — And I die for the truth, in my secret life.”

-- Leonard Cohen, In my secret life

Interiority and Spirituality

The one place we all hold most private, most...

by Michael Jessen on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

While the story of Nero fiddling while Rome burned is a...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

Julie Payette was sworn in Monday as Canada’s new Governor General and representative of the Queen.

The ceremony was attended by Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski.

“It was a pleasure meeting Governor General Payette,” Stetski said. “She is a former astronaut, engineer, and business owner who speaks six languages. Her life experiences will serve Canadians well as she carries out...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

The Village of Salmo is honoured to receive two prestigious awards as the 2017 conference of the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM).

The first award was the BC Wood Council award for excellence in the use of lumber in municipal construction for the new 6th Street Pedestrian bridge opened on July 1st...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

Teck Resources Limited recently announced increased zinc production guidance for its Red Dog operation and recent results of exploration in the Red Dog District in Alaska.  
 
“We are pleased with the significant improvements in recovery at our Red Dog Operations in the last few months and consequently production will now exceed previous guidance for the year by approximately 50,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

Any smoke in the valley northeast of Nelson Tuesday (October 3) was due to BC Wildfire Service burning piles of wood debris from a fuel treatment project in the Sitkum Creek area on Tuesday, October 3 said the Southeast Fire Centre in a media release.

The...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

The trend of warm weather continued over the region for the month of September said Ron LakemanWeather Forecasterfor the Southeast Fire Centre in Castlegar in the monthly synopsis.

“As was the case during the past two months a strong upper ridge of high pressure maintained unseasonably warm and generally dry conditions during the initial 12 days of September,” Lakeman said.

“A...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 03 2017

Reece Hunt of Nelson is heading back to represent BC at the 2017 National Women’s U18 Championship in Quebec City, Quebec, this November.

The Nelson Minor Hockey product earned the trip after being selected to the Provincial Female U18 roster.

BC Hockey made the announcement Sunday.

“We are excited to have such an amazing team of players and staff heading to Quebec in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 02 2017

Flying under the radar all season long, Jackson's Hole came out of the woodwork to capture the Jackson's Hole Men's Masters Soccer League Championships with a stunning 2-1 victory over favoured Bia Boro Sunday afternoon at the Lakeside Pitch.

Jackson's Hole, finishing second overall during the regular season, edged out Ted Allen's to advance to the final.

Jackson's snapped a 1-1...

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