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by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Oct 17 2017

The public will soon get a say in how they feel about a medical marihuana production facility on the surplus airport lands, after council voted unanimously to move forward with the public hearing process.

During their regular meeting last night (Monday), council received a report by Planning and Development Director Phil Markin, outlining what is being requested, what that would entail...

by Michael Jessen on Tuesday Oct 17 2017
If you love a person who smokes do everything you can to help them quit – now!

Letting them continue to smoke will both shorten their life and put a costly burden on both our economy and our health care system.

You’ll likely spend 13 less years with that person you love.

A new report from the Conference Board of Canada says approximately 45,500 deaths were...

by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Oct 17 2017

Castlegar CIBC employees are receiving kudos from the Fire Chief after their management of the aftermath of a single-vehicle crash.

According to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio, the call came in at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

“A customer of CIBC inadvertently hit his gas pedal, accelerating instead of braking,” Lattanzio said. “He hit the metal parking poles beside the branch hard...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Oct 16 2017

During last 10 days Sgt. Jim Fenske, Detachment Commander for the Boundary Regional RCMP said police in Grand Forks have responded to two complaints regarding a male chasing two people in the area of Central Avenue from Motel 99 to the Shell Gas Station. 

"In both instances there was no attempt at an abduction or an assault," Fenske said.

"The male followed the person for a short...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 16 2017
There's a hockey fan in Kimberley with a huge heart, and wallet.
 
Prior to Friday's Kootenay International Junior Hockey League contest between the hometown Dynamiters and visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins, Mike Gould made an annnouncement many are stilling thinking can't be true.
 
The ‘average-joe’ Gould announced his commitment to...
by Contributor on Monday Oct 16 2017

The BC SPCA said in a media release Monday they are urging British Columbians to speak out against grizzly bear hunting across the province.

BC SPCA said the public has until November 2 to provide input to the B.C. government on two policy documents outlining proposed changes to the grizzly bear hunt.

“This summer the B.C....

by Bob Hall on Monday Oct 16 2017

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome back four alumni to Castlegar this Saturday night, but friendly handshakes and reminiscences will be saved for off the ice.

The Vancouver Island University Mariners pay a first-ever visit to the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre and the line-up of the expansion British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) team boasts four...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Oct 16 2017

Jessica Mace, Coordinator of the Kettle River Watershed Authority for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary said in a media release that there is a Groundwater Licensing Workshop in November at the Community Centre in Midway.

Mace said BC’s new Water Sustainability Act requires non-domestic groundwater users to obtain a water license and pay water fees to use groundwater.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 15 2017

The recent bout of cooler weather is the early warning that winter is well on its way — and with winter comes flu season.

With is why Interior Health is that a good way to stay healthy, prevent illness and potentially save livesin one easy step – by getting your annual flu shot.

Interior Health advises that the flu shot is a safe and effective way to help protect the public,...

by Contributor on Saturday Oct 14 2017

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are investigating an Okanagan male in relation to an alleged incident involving threats made to a woman. Investigators are seeking both information and advising the public of the possible risk to the general public and women sex workers.

On Monday August 28, 2017, the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP responded to an incident where a woman reported being...

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