NOTE: This article has been modified to include a response from Jill Spearn.
Tails are wagging in the regional district’s Area H.
The majority of respondents in a recent opinion poll in the Regional District of Central Kootenay rural area of the Slocan Valley said they were not in favour of implementing a dog control service in the area.
Of the 37.5 per cent of the opinion poll surveys returned, 69.2 per cent of the residents who returned the survey were not in favour of implementing a dog control service.
Spirit of Red will host their annual Snow Dance on Nov. 19 and hope to break through their fundraising goal of $17,000 to secure a life-size bronze statue of Olaus Jeldness, "the father of skiing in Rossland," for the conspicuous corner of Columbia and Washington in downtown Rossland.
"I'm still measuring," he said on Tuesday afternoon. "We had a little bit a week and a half ago, three-quarters of an inch or so, but then we got 3 inches last week and 3.5 inches last night."
A private landowner within Valhalla Provincial Park boundaries will have to wait for a regional district board decision on a request to have a floodplain setback relaxed so they could build closer to the shore of Slocan Lake.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay rural affairs committee has referred the controversial matter back to RDCK staff for a site review, said committee chair and Area D director Andy Shadrack.
The news keeps coming in terms of bus service in Nelson as the provincial deliverer of the service announced more route changes in the city.
BC Transit said service changes to Nelson include a new 10 North Shore run to Balfour. The last trip will now leave downtown Nelson at 8:40 p.m. and arrive at Balfour at 9:25 p.m.
News of the extended service gave Area F director Ron Mickel, who has been pushing for the additions, some satisfaction.
Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much. – Helen Keller
Proving the Polish proverb that two heads are better than one, a unique example of teamwork has provided the City of Nelson with a community health education centre.
The High River Times got a smack-down of the first order last week, from a Castlegar city councillor who read an editorial casually slurring Castlegar.
The editorial was referring to towns that smell bad (see http://www.highrivertimes.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3350520) and apparently councillor Kevin Chernoff thought the reference to Castlegar in that regard really stunk.