A host of legal snags awaits the regional district if it chooses to go down the road toward development permit areas to regulate the cannabis industry in rural West Kootenay, a new report warns.
The public is invited to attend an evening learning about bats at the Lion's Hall in Invermere on Friday, October 27.
The evening, beginning at 7 p.m, is supported by Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club and the Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund.
Forests define our Canadian geography and identity. One-third of our country is covered with trees, and forests occur in every province and territory. Jobs in forestry employ more than 200,000 Canadians and support many Indigenous and northern communities.
It’s official – our former, long-time CAO John Malcolm is now retired, and incoming CAO Chris Barlow attended his first council meeting as city manager at council’s regular meeting Monday night.
Malcolm came to Castlegar as CAO in January of 2008.
A local retired RCMP officer played a huge role in getting six Castlegar residents to safety during the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night.
Jo-Ann Bursey, a local realtor, and her husband, retired RCMP Const. Wally Bursey, were part of a group of eight people attending the country music festival (six were from Castlegar and two from Texas).
A Trail woman is in police custody after a drug raid last month, according to a press release issued by Trail RCMP Acting Sgt. Darryl Orr.
The Selkirk College Students’ Union has launched a manual for students’ union organisers. The Fundamentals of Students’ Unionism provides student activists and organisers a framework to understand students’ unionism and the student movement.
In response to customer interest in solar power, FortisBC has applied to the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) to build the Ellison Community Solar Pilot Project, a community solar array that, if approved, would be B.C.’s largest utility-led community solar project to date.
One of the nation’s most ardent climate change activists will visit the West Kootenay as part of the Selkirk College Mir Centre for Peace Lecture Series.
Canadian documentary filmmaker and former journalist Avi Lewis appears at Nelson’s Capitol Theatre on Friday, October 13 where he will speak about climate justice and the critical need for immediate action.