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By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Mar 30 2018

Even I got snowed into thinking, at first, that the announcement of four new full-time paramedic positions in Castlegar is good news. Now, I’m torn between feeling heartsick, outraged, and not a little ashamed.

In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll start with the positive aspects of this announcement.

By Wayne Holmes on Thursday Mar 29 2018

Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since receiving his first telescope and began reading about objects in the sky at a young age. As the coordinator of the Starry Nights program at Taghum Hall as well as multi session astronomy classes as part of the Learning in Retirement program and astronomy programs for schools, Holmes has always had a desire to sky gaze.

By Contributor on Thursday Mar 29 2018

Even though winter, in some parts of the province, is now over, road conditions can still be challenging at this time of the year with unpredictable weather and increased traffic on our roads over the long weekend.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

A Nelson business is just one of the success stories behind the Export Navigator program.

And those success stories will have more time to grow after the Government of British Columbia said during a media briefing Wednesday afternoon at Lillie & Cohoe Millinery Design Studio in Nelson that the Export Navigator program has been extended for another year.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

RCMP confirm that a 30-year-old woman and an 11-year-old girl, both from Miami, were part of a guided tour Wednesday in the North Bench Trail area near Golden.

Police have not released any information surrounding the cause of the accident, but confirm the two were travelling on the same machine. 

By Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

There is a war between the rich and poor, 
A war between the man and the woman. 
There is a war between the ones who say there is a war 
And the ones who say there isn't.

Why don't you come on back to the war, that's right, get in it, 
Why don't you come on back to the war, it's just beginning.

By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

A new study has found that lavender oil and tea tree oil contain endocrine disruptors, and their use has been linked to the abnormal development of breast tissue in young boys.

Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that interfere with the normal production and function of hormones.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Mar 27 2018

Rusty, a three-year-old Shar-pei-Labrador cross found with a chain deeply embedded in his neck, is recovering nicely, according to Kris Lee, animal care attendent at BC SPCA's East Kootenay Branch in Cranbrook.

Rusty was found near Yahk March 10, and brought to the branch, which then issued a press release asking for help, as Rusty's recovery care is expected to cost roughlt $2,400.

By The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Mar 27 2018

Alberta’s $8.8 billion deficit this year is not due to low oil prices, but is largely a product of the Notley government’s spending decisions, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Mar 26 2018

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) has announced the addition of three new paramedic positions to support the health of people living in Castlegar and the surrounding communities.