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by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 12:46pm

A meditation on pasts, personal and historical:  Part I

By Charles Jeanes

This is the longest column (8,500 words!) I have ever offered. The topic warrants it, I believe. I like to think my preoccupations are not peculiar to me and...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 9:32am

Rossland City Council Meeting, September 19, 2016

Present:  Mayor Kathy Moore and Councillors Aaron Cosbey, John Greene, Marten Kruysse, Andrew Zwicker, and  Andy Morel.  absent:  Lloyd McLellan.

Before declaring the...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday, September 19, 2016 - 3:35pm

Late last week a crew began the work of renovating the former fire lookout hut on the summit of Old Glory.  Masons began repairing the crumbling foundation, the door was replaced, and the windows were removed and replaced with stronger glass.  Electricians swarmed the summit to repair...

Recent News

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:35pm

Now that the youth soccer season is winding down, basketball lovers will bi happy to know the Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB) program is ready for another season of the sport in Nelson.

The Fall session begins Wednesday,...

by Eileen Delehant... on Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:15am

For the next several weeks, history is being made at the Nelson, B.C. courthouse, as an indigenous man named Rick Desautel sets the love of his ancestors against the logical machinery of the provincial government. 

While...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 4:15pm

Rossland City Council is once again seeking citizens' opinions on what the City's spending priorities should be.  Thoughtexchange, a  Rossland company, is testing a new program, and will  not be charging the City...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:43pm

Wild Pacific salmon face an upstream battle for survival

Salmon have been swimming in Pacific Northwest waters for at least seven million years, as indicated by fossils of large saber-tooth salmon found in the...

Regional News

by Contributor on Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:43pm

Foxes, eagles and bears – oh my! These are just some of the stunning animals spotted in the BC SPCA’s eighth annual Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest, which is only open for entries until Friday (September 30).

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:29am

Fernie Search and Rescue successfully removed an injured woman from the trail called Eric's Trip Saturday, September 24.

Search and Rescue officials were called to assist the injured mountain biker from the trail located...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:27pm

The City of Nelson has decided to try to recoup legal fees from former Constable Drew Turner.

"At the September 20th board meeting, the Nelson Police Board reached a decision to recover legal fees from former Officer Drew...

by Trail Champion on Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:57pm

Teck officials are assuring area residents that sirens and visible smoke at Teck Trail this morning were the result of a minor incident, and no cause for concern.

Catherine Adair, community relations leader at Teck, said the...

Provincial & National

Skier killed in avalanche in Banff National Park

Parks Canada released a photo of where the skier perished in an avalanche Sunday. — Photo courtesy Parks Canada

Parks Canada confirm that one person was killed over the weekend after being caught in an avalanche in Banff National Park near Lake Louise.

Parks Canada said that at approximately 10 a.m. Sunday, safety specialists with were notified of an avalanche on Mount Victoria, just west of Lake Louise along the Alberta/B.C. border.

New 'winter ready' rules for drivers on BC highways begin October 1

Saturday is the first day drivers are required to equip vehicles with winter tires if they plan to travel on certain highways in the province.

It's a reminder that winter is really just around the corner as the BC Ministry sends out information about the provincial winter tire rules come into effect as of Saturday, October 1.

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