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By David Suzuki on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

Land and agriculture are critical components in the climate crisis. According to a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, land use — including agriculture and forestry — accounts for 23 per cent of human greenhouse gas emissions, while “natural land processes absorb carbon dioxide equivalent to almost a third of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry.”

By Contributor on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

Investigators in Nanaimo are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man they believe has information relating to an ongoing murder investigation.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

RCMP said two people have died following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 3 west of Creston Monday night.

E Division Traffic Services said in a media release Tuesday police responded at approximately 10 p.m. Monday to the collision west of Creston.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Aug 12 2019

The Manitoba Medical Examiner has completed the autopsies and confirmed that the two deceased men located in Manitoba on Aug. 7, 2019 were Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, according to Dawn Roberts, Director in Charge, BC RCMP Communication.

She said their next of kin have been notified and they have been offered support.

By RDKB on Monday Aug 12 2019

The Oasis Recreation Committee has seen a summer wish come true. At their June grand opening they gave away free burgers, smokies and pickleball paddles with the hope that the nearly 100 people who turned up would keep on coming to the Oasis Community Park to play pickleball— one of the fastest growing sports in Canada. And they have.

By Contributor on Monday Aug 12 2019

Common tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) was brought here from Europe in the 1600’s.  It was brought here as an ornamental and also for medicinal purposes. It is toxic to some animals and fatal to humans if ingested in large quantities. 

By RDKB on Monday Aug 12 2019

During the July regularly scheduled board meeting, the Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors (KBFA) provided an overview to the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary board members — a three-year pilot program to bring back agricultural extension services in the region.

By Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Aug 11 2019

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

By Letters to the editor on Sunday Aug 11 2019

To The Editor:

By John Horgan on Sunday Aug 11 2019

On my trip to the Okanagan in June, I stopped by Mariposa Farms fruit stand to buy some cherries. The owner, Kulwinder, has been farming in the Similkameen Valley since 1987. Every box of B.C. cherries or bag of locally grown apples she sells helps support her family and the families of her employees.