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by Contributor on Thursday Sep 03 2015

Submitted by the Golden City Days 2015 Committee

The Rossland Golden City Days Committee is excited to bring you a weekend of fun and entertainment September 11th – 13th, celebrating our heritage, and we hope you’re planning to dress in heritage costume and join us!  Many activities and lots of fun are in store for you and...

by Brendan Quinn on Thursday Sep 03 2015

One of the biggest, and proudest, events of the year is set to kick off this Friday, as Kootenay Pride takes over downtown Nelson for four days of parties, parades, and more.

The annual event, now in its 19th year, begins on Friday at Finley’s Grill, which is hosting a meet and greet and offering a burger and beer combo $15, with all proceeds going to help fund upcoming Kootenay...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 03 2015

Terry Fox signs are beginning to pop up on street corners and lawns in and around the Heritage City.

The signs are out to promote the National Run Day on Sunday, September 20th.

The Nelson run starts from Lakeside Rotary Park, beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. Terry Fox Nelson run begins 9:30 a.m.

This year marks the 35th annual Terry Fox Run and more than 100...

by Southeast Fire Centre on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

On the August 29-30 weekend, the BC Wildfire Service responded to four new human-caused wildfires in the Cariboo Fire Centre. One of those wildfires was sparked by an abandoned campfire.

This wildfire, located at Suey Bay on Horsefly Lake, was discovered on Sunday, August 30. Thanks to reports from the public, crews were able to respond quickly and contained the fire at 1.5 hectares....

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

Castlegar fire chief Gerry Rempel has fabulous bragging rights after a request for assistance last weekend from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.

“When it (the US Stickpin wildfire looming perilously close to the Canadian border and threatening Grand Forks and Christina Lake) was declared an emergency, it became a provincial response,” Rempel explained. “The Regional District...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

The unofficial conclusion to summer holidays happens this weekend with the Labour Day Holiday.

Tuesday, students return to the classroom while familes return to the normal routine of fall.

However, before the first laptop is opened, the public is racing to get the most from the final longweekend of summer.

Which is why the province is encouraging the public to be safe this...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

The BC Wildfire Service reminds everyone planning to head into the backcountry or go camping on the Labour Day long weekend to comply with provincial legislation related to campfire use and open burning.

Although small campfires are once again allowed in most parts of B.C., extended hot and dry weather conditions this year have led to increased wildfire risks in many regions.

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by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

Locals will get a chance to weigh in on the 2016 provincial budget at a public meeting slated for Sept. 16 at the Fireside Inn, according to a press released issued last week.

“The consultation period will formally open by Sept. 15 in conjunction with the release of the Budget 2016 Consultation Paper prepared by the Ministry of Finance,” the release said. “British Columbians are invited...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

Come see one of this summer’s biggest hits – INSIDE OUT, starring Amy Poehler and Bill Hader -and experience the thrill and excitement of watching a movie outdoors under the stars on a state of the art three-storey inflatable screen. The movie will be aired at Haley Park (towards Warfield) and the weather forecast is calling for a high of 28C and a low...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

RCMP in Creston have commenced a homicide investigation after remains of a missing local woman were found near Erickson last week.

RCMP said Tuesday in a media release forensic analysis of suspected human remains has confirmed them as being that of missing Creston resident Katherine McAdam.

Creston RCMP received a complaint on (Tuesday) Aug. 18 that the 58-year...

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