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by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jan 23 2017

Organizers of the Women's March in Grand Forks are thrilled at the turnout, which is estimated at around 120 participants. 

"We had no idea what to expect," said Kelly Davison, a co-organizer of the event along with Shara Cooper.

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jan 23 2017

Marchers from Castlegar, Trail, Nelson, Rossland, Salmo and the Slocan Valley came together in Castlegar Saturday morning for the Women’s March on Washington, organized by Cara-Lee Malange, community education coordinator with the Mir Centre for Peace.

 Malange said she was delighted at the turn-out for the event.

 The Trail Aquatic and Leisure Center will be expanding its fitness center in 2017 - the final planning stages for a 933-sq.-ft. additional space are under way. Parks and Recreation director Trisha Davison says her vision for the project would be for building to begin by April 1 and wrap up with the annual shutdown in August. No contract has yet been awarded for the project.

by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jan 23 2017

I spent the first weeks of 2017 in New Zealand, celebrating my son’s wedding to a Kiwi girl.  After the wedding, my wife and I drove around some of that beautiful country, enjoying the beaches, birds, wines and green grass of summer.  Fresh apricots in January were a real treat!

by John Boivin on Thursday Jan 19 2017

The mayor of Castlegar got a big boost Thursday from directors of the Regional District of the Central Kootenay during the monthly board meeting, when he came looking for support for improvements to his West Kootenay Regional Airport.

The directors pledged $32,500 to help pay for the cost of the study into the reliability of the airport, and how new technology might expand its landing...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 19 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay held its first director's meeting of 2017 at board room on Lakeside Drive in Nelson.

Here are a few of the highlights of the Thursday meeting:

First Female Fire Chief

The RDCK has appointed its first female fire chief. Stephanie Whitney will assume leadership at the Winlaw Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Whitney...

by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Jan 17 2017

A coalition of downtown business owners wants a $40,000 feasibility study for a pedestrian/bicycle bridge spanning the Columbia River between Selkirk College and Zuckerberg Island.

At its regular meeting Monday night, city council was asked to contribute $10,000 to the initiative. Presenter Jackie Letkeman told council that CBT has offered a verbal commitment to fund half the study,...

by Charles Jeanes on Monday Jan 16 2017

The Art of the Possible

Politics has been called an art, at universities it’s called science, but whatever we call it, its fascination is perennial. Aristotle simply summed up we humans as “political animals” and that seems appropriate.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 10 2017

Inland B.C. hereditary First Nations chiefs joined coastal ones in announcing a fourth federal lawsuit against Ottawa’s approval of the Pacific Northwest LNG project, at a press conference in Vancouver.  They claim that the gas export terminal is an infringement of their Aboriginal fishing rights.

Two Gitxsan Nation hereditary chiefs—Charlie Wright with the Luutkudziiwus house group,...

by Murray Dobbin on Monday Jan 09 2017
   

As has been pointed out by too many people, 2016 was a devastating year for progressives (a homely term for all those who are want equality, democracy and ecological sanity). There is no need to repeat the list of atrocities, failures and...

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