Tackling climate change means purging privilege from politics
Our national political arena often seems dominated by unproductive partisan potshots and misplaced accountability, with corporate interests prioritized over people’s.
Members and staff at the Nelson Police Department stepped out of uniform for the weekend to attend the Freak n Farmer Obstacle Race Saturday in Oliver.
The NPD Team competed against hundreds of other competitors in the 10-kilometer race at Covert Farms in the South Okanagan.
In an email message to the members, President Gord Wiess said it’s back to curling for the club after work was recently completed to fix an ammonia leak that forced sudden closure of the Nelson Curling Club last winter.
So dust off the broom and shine up the curling shoes, the Nelson Curling Club is back in business, ready for the upcoming 2019-20 season.
An initial courtroom defeat in the fight against logging in an Argenta/Johnson’s Landing watershed has instead moved the protest from the logging roads of north Kootenay Lake to the roads of the internet.
Greta Thunberg’s speech to the UN was transcribed. Here is the full text. For the full effect, though, listen to her speech at this link:
Most of us have heard about the student exchange program operated by Rotary International, for students from 15 to 19. Now, Rossland is the North American headquarters for another long-established student exchange program: En Famile International is designed for students as young as 9, up to age 16.
Current and anticipatory grief
RCMP is reporting a 62-year-old local man died in a single vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 6 north of New Denver.
RCMP said in a media release Monday, that Slocan Lake Detachment and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 6.
Leafs fans are going to need to wait at least one more game before they can celebrate a win for the Green and White.
A second period goal by Trysten Brookman proved to be the winner as the Sicamous Eagles skated to a 4-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Sunday afternoon at the NDCC Arena.
The 50-year-old female suspect involved in a random stabbing Thursday afternoon near the corner of Stanley and Baker Streets in Nelson is facing a handful of charges according to Nelson Police resulting from the incident.