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The Society for the Protection and Care of Seniors will be hosting their annual Lost Services Vigil at the Kootenay-Boundary Regional Hospital on Monday, February 19th from 1 to 3 p.m. The purpose of this vigil is to mourn the loss of services for the elderly, and to remember an incident in 2006...
Last Thursday morning, Les Anderson went into the Rossland Seniors Hall and found a mess in the back room. The ceiling had partially collapsed from water dripping down and soaking the insulation over the drop ceiling panels. Insulation and panels askew and water, all on the floor and furniture -- a...

Regional News

The SS Moyie is truly one of a kind. The oldest intact passenger sternwheeler ship in the world built in 1898, the Moyie ended its service on Kootenay Lake in 1959. Unlike most sternwheelers that plied inland waters in BC and the Yukon that were either scrapped or burnt at the end of their working lives, the SS Moyie has survived and thrived in Kaslo – lovingly preserved by the community and...

What do art and science have in common? For many scientists and academics such as Timothy Morton, they are looking to the art world to help communicate the reality of the threat of climate change. While scientific data appeals to the brain, art appeals to emotions. As a group, society hasn’t generally been motivated by facts to make the necessary adjustments. Perhaps artistic works can succeed...

British Columbia currently enjoys one of the strongest fiscal positions in Canada because of modest spending growth over the last decade or so—compared to greater spending increases pursued in other provinces, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

The new government in B.C. is expected to table its first...