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by Sara Golling on Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 12:32pm

(Photo:  Rossland resident Geoff Coke presents a donation for the Winter Carnival from Columbia Power to  Richard Reid and Audrey  Gerein)

Make your plans now to enjoy Winter Carnival, starting at noon on Thursday January 29 and continuing through Sunday,...

by Sara Golling on Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:43pm

Rossland City Council:  Committee of the Whole meeting, January 21, 2015, 4:00 PM

Committee-of-the-Whole meetings, or COWs as they are called by council members who refer casually to "having a COW", are relatively informal meetings of Council designed...

by Andre Carrel on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:28pm

Omnibus Bills

Recent News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 10:43am

The province says to maintain high service levels in B.C. provincial parks for an increasing number of visitors, it's raising camping fees as of March 15, 2015.

"British Columbia’s world-renowned parks provide...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 3:44pm

It’s been great to get some e-mail suggestions for articles, so, I picked one that should help at this time of year -“It’s not severe, but there’s definitely a change in my mood on winter days, especially since I...

by Sara Golling on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 12:47pm

Friday, January 23, 2015:

91-year-old Bill Vickers performed an amazing ceremonial "first throw" that drew a burst of spontaneous applause from those gathered around.  Senior Legionnaires paraded down the rink with...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 8:31am

The BC Human Rights Tribunal has decided it will hear a complaint against Castlegar’s Zellstoff Celgar which alleges discrimination against women in non-union, supervisory positions.

Former Celgar human resources manager...

Regional News

by Suzy Hamilton on Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 4:59pm

If all goes well, a 25 year dream will be completed in 2017,  just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday party, when the East and West Kootenays are linked to the Trans Canada Trail (TCT).

To date, nearly 17,...

by Castlegar Source on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 6:37pm

A death at the Whistler hotel has an specialized RCMP team investigating, according to Cpl. Stephanie Ashton,after RCMP were called to the hotel at roughly 3 a.m. on Jan. 20.

"The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:36pm

This coming weekend is a huge one for the Castlegar and District Public Library, with oodles of not-to-miss programming for the entire family.

Librarian Arlee Venier says the library is kicking off Family Literacy Week in style,...

by Contributor on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:22pm

Since 2010, Water Smart communities in the Columbia Basin have steadily reduced local water consumption—and academics, experts and utility professionals from across Canada are taking note.

Water Smart is a Columbia Basin...

Provincial & National

Former CBC radio host Jo-Ann Roberts seeks Green Party nomination

Former CBC radio host Jo-Ann Roberts (right) is pictured with Green Party leader Elizabeth May following Saturday's announcement. — Photo courtesy Twitter

Former CBC radio host Jo-Ann Roberts announced in Victoria Saturday she is seeking a federal nomination for the Green Party in Victoria for the upcoming federal election.

“Victoria is a green city and it's time for a Green MP,” Roberts said on Twitter.

A native of Prince Edward Island, Roberts has worked for CBC on and off since 1978.

Before moving to British Columbia, Roberts spent 10 years hosting CBC Radio's morning show in Moncton, N.B.

Coquitlam RCMP invite the public to sign a condolence book for Const. David Wynn

Coquitlam RCMP invite the public to sign a condolence book for Const. David Wynn

It is with great sadness that the RCMP learned of the passing of Const. David Wynn, who was shot in the line of duty January 17, 2015.

"As a way to express our support to Const. Wynn’s family and friends, and to our RCMP family in St. Albert, the Coquitlam RCMP has set up condolence books at our Main Detachment and Community Police Stations in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam," said a press release issued Thursday.