By Emanuel Sequeira, Director of Communications
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has approved the sale of the Grand Forks Border Bruins to local physician Dr. Mark Szynkaruk, who assumes ownership of the club from the community-owned Grand Forks Border Bruins Association.
The RDCK wants to study how to assess the risk and dangers of flooding and other hazards to local residents, and will apply for a grant to develop a Flood Risk Evaluation Policy.
To The Editor:
Just before last fall’s election, the BC NDP released its report on old-growth logging. They said they were implementing all the panel’s recommendations and that they were protecting hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest. One of the recommendations was immediate deferral of logging old-growth forests.
Less snow will be available for runoff and summer water consumption is expected to increase in the future as the city braces itself and its watersheds for climate change fallout, according to a new watershed plan.
New COVID-19 cases in Kootenay Boundary have decreased according to the release Wednesday of the B.C. Centre of Disease Control website of the Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map.
The map, one of the many graphics on the BC Centre of Disease Control website, shows the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Golden (12) and Nelson (10).
People who leave COVID-19 fines unpaid may be unable to obtain or renew a B.C. driver’s licence or vehicle licence under proposed legislation introduced today.
Dani Evans of Nelson is gracious for the support received three years ago from the Nelson Friends of the Family charity.
To express her gratitude, Evans, along side her faithful service dog Buddy, plans to walk 100 kilometers in 31 days to raise money for the Nelson charity.
RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue their investigations into a serious pedestrian involved collision which claimed the life of a Rossland man Monday morning.
RCMP confirmed a 41-year-old man has been charged following the recent discovery of a body east of Radium, B.C.
Philip Toner, who was arrested Tuesday in the Okanagan, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of 35-year-old Brenda Ware.
Hikers eager to tackle Pulpit Rock trail, accessed via Johnstone Road north of side of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake adjacent the City of Nelson, are advised that cougar still may be in the area.
A Facebook post urges hikers to remain vigilant.
“The cougar is still around someplace so please be vigilant and hike in groups if possible,” the post said.
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