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by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 12 2012

Selkirk College celebrated Teck Metals Trail Operation’s contribution to the Aboriginal Gathering Place, Thursday May 31. Carol Vanelli Worosz, Communications Manager for Teck Metals Ltd., in Trail, accepted a hand crafted metal art sculpture commissioned from B.C. Aboriginal artist, Clint George, in recognition of Teck’s $50,000.00 donation in support of the completion of the Aboriginal...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 11 2012

The province recently announced that Industrial utility vehicles, miniature motor vehicles and golf course-owned beverage carts are no longer required to be registered, licensed and insured by ICBC, under amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act and its regulations in force.

The news is great for golf courses like Granite Pointe but not good for members who will continue to need to register...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jun 07 2012

WestJet has asked representatives of the West Kootenay Regional Airport Advisory Committee to meet with airline staff later this month to discuss why WestJet should come to Castlegar (see also:

Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff, Nelson...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 03 2012

BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA) has recognized Nelson-based AquaDiversities Inc. and the Blaylock condo complex with its 2012 Award of Excellence for creating an affordable and innovative new water system, and ending the need for a long-term boil water notice for the complex.

“It is an on-going struggle for communities with small water systems across BC to find affordable...

by Bill Metcalfe on Sunday May 27 2012


As the May 31 deadline approaches for the submission of proposals for the use of the Civic Theatre, one group has made no secret of its plans. It’s been putting out surveys, holding public meetings, and talking to the media.

The Nelson Civic Theatre Society’s proposal is in its final stages of preparation, says its author, Anne DeGrace. “It is a pretty in-...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 27 2012

He played hockey for the World Champion Trail Smoke Eaters and Nelson Senior Maple Leafs.

He's sold furniture and real estate, coached hockey and help teach skiers at Whitewater Ski Hill.

Now Howie Hornby has the perfect way to see the City of Nelson, up close and in person with his electric scooters.

The Nelson Daily Editor Bruce...

by Castlegar Source on Thursday May 24 2012

A smash-and-grab theft at local liquor store Wednesday morning has RCMP asking the public to come forward with any information they may have, according to Cpl. Dan Pollock.

"Castlegar RCMP received a complaint of a break-and-enter to the Castlerock Liquor Store located at 1101 4 Street," he said. "Overnight, unknown culprits threw rocks through the business windows to gain entry to the...

by Contributor on Monday May 21 2012

New Democrats are calling on the B.C. Liberals to defend the B.C. fruit industry by working with the federal government to keep the province free of genetically modified fruit.

"The B.C. tree fruit industry produces healthy products that are world famous for flavour and purity.  Growers are concerned that this marketing advantage will be undermined if the introduction of...

by Mona Mattei on Monday May 21 2012

The Boundary Sawmill start-up took top marks last week as community project of the year at the B.C. Economic Summit.

The Economic Development Association of BC (EDABC) and BC Hydro announced the winners of the 2012 BC Economic Development Awards at the banquet held Tuesday, May 15, in Richmond, B.C. Mayor Randy Kappes was on hand to receive the award.

“We were pleasantly...

by Contributor on Friday May 18 2012

The province of B.C. has committed to consult with First Nations and residents of the Columbia River Basin to ensure regional interests help shape the future of the Columbia River Treaty, including one in Castlegar June 6.

The provincial Columbia River Treaty 2014 Review will conduct economic, environmental, social, financial, legal and hydrological analyses in order to make a decision...


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