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by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Aug 06 2018

There is a scheduled meeting of the Boundary Flood Recovery set for Wednesday (August 8) at the Grand Forks Secondary School in Grand Forks.

The meeting is set to begin at 6 p.m. with details of the River Study results to be released.

There will also be updates from the flood recovery team.

Everyone is welcome to attend and express their concerns.

For more...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 06 2018

By Richard G. Stevens; republished from Aeon magazine

Light pollution is often characterized as a soft issue in environmentalism....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 02 2018

Interior Health said on any given day, Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH) welcomes one new baby into the world.

On (Tuesday) July 24, hospital staff went over and above the call of duty when there were six babies delivered in a span of 22 hours. In contrast, at Kootenay Boundary Regional in Trail four babies were born.

Maternity nurses, physicians, obstetricians, midwives,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 02 2018

Earlier this year it was the community of Glade getting a new cable ferry to replace its aging vessel.

In the fall it’s the area of Harrop/Procter that will see a new cable ferry carry more cars, trucks and commercial vehicles across the West Arm of Kootenay Lake as part of the provincial government’s Cable Ferry Replacement Project.

“The existing Harrop cable...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 02 2018

By John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia


This B.C. Day long weekend, let's take time to enjoy food, friends and family. Let's also celebrate the farmers, producers, and local businesses who provide quality food and drink grown right here in B.C.

B.C...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 02 2018

On the eve of the B.C. Day long weekend, the province is urging the public to be extra vigilant in preventing new fires as the BC Wildfire Service battles more than a dozen major fires in the province.

The public notice comes after Environment Canada reported more than 30,000 lightning strikes across the province Wednesday night. 

"The men and women of the BC Wildfire...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

We’ve all read about Bitcoin.  Blockchain transactions such as those used by Bitcoin are touted for their security – the term “Blockchain” refers to a chain of “blocks” of data designed to be tamper-proof, partly because each block is identified by a “hash” which is like a digital fingerprint; it’s unique, and if anything within the block of data changes, so does the hash. And partly because...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

An Alberta woman has died after a motorcycle accident near Needles Monday, according to BC RCMP Traffic Services spokesman Const. Michael Halskov.

He said Central Kootenay RCMP were called to the scene in the 12000 block of Hwy 6 west of Needles at around 3:30 p.m., at which time they requested the attendance of the North Okanagan Traffic Services.

“It was determined that a large...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

There’s an old saying:  follow the money.  In the case of the upcoming referendum on whether or not BC should change our voting system from First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) to a form of Proportional Representation (ProRep), those most vocally opposed to a change seem to have one thing in common: they are people who think they would lose power under ProRep -- power to govern...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

The Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, has issued a report on some of the different patient outcomes between private-contractor care facilities for seniors, and facilities operated by a Health Authority.  The findings are compelling.

The report explains that there are 293 publicly subsidized care facilities in BC, and...

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