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by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 9:17pm

BC Premier Christy Clark famously denounced environmental activists as "the forces of NO," and proudly aligned herself with "the forces of YES" for industrial development, and in particular, the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) industry and the LNG projects her government is...

by Contributor on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 8:07pm

On Saturday, June 18, the West Kootenay EcoSociety launched its new initiative, 100% Renewable Kootenays, supporting clean energy, green jobs, and a healthy planet. The aim of this campaign is to transition the West Kootenays from fossil fuels to renewable energy by mid-century...

by Contributor on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 6:25pm

The Kootenay & Boundary Food Producers Co-op (KBFPC) is steadily working towards its goal of creating a sustainable local food economy where local food is always available in the grocery store where you shop and the restaurants where you eat, all while the farmers and businesses who produce...

Recent News

by David Suzuki on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:57pm

South Australia sets an example for the country and the world

First-time visitors to Australia are often drawn to the big city attractions of Sydney and Melbourne or the fabulous beaches of Queensland’s...

by Contributor on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:46pm

The Vancouver Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada is pleased to host the 11th Annual GearUp4CF charity ride to help raise funds for critical cystic fibrosis (CF) research and care. GearUp4CF is a cycling event with multiple...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:30pm

One of the worst things for an active person is to be injured and not be able to exercise or someone living with chronic pain. It affects every aspect of your life. Many patients use over the counter pain medications to try and manage...

by Charles Jeanes on Monday, June 20, 2016 - 8:18am

Missing Magnetism

Watching, listening, net-surfing, one experiences “the news” and wonders – is there a deeper story that connects all the dots?

When there is an underlying coherence and...

Regional News

by Castlegar Source on Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 4:27pm

Interior Health and the SD 20 school district have issued a release regarding completed tests for radon levels in district facilities. Schools with levels high enough to indicate a need for remediation include Stanley Humphreys and...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 4:22pm

The Selkirk College Saints already potent offense has been bolstered with commitments from a pair of players with proven point-producing talents.

Forward Wade Johnson and defenceman Seth Schmidt will be joining the four-time...

by Contributor on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 3:26pm

Imagine Kootenay (IK) was awarded the top honour for marketing and innovation in the province last week by the BC Economic Development Association.

The IK partnership and imaginekootenay.com website was recognized for their...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 12:36pm

The Strengthening Our Relations Conference will return to Selkirk College this autumn, aiming to engage Indigenous youth from around the region as they take part in the third annual event. Called “Reconciliation Through Indigenous...

Provincial & National

School's out – keep kids safe on our roads this summer

On average, 17 child pedestrians (aged five to 15) are injured in crashes each year in the Southern Interior.

Now that it's officially summer and B.C. schools are heading into summer break, drivers should expect even more children playing outside.

Road safety is not always top of mind for kids so it's important to pay extra attention when you're driving, especially around playgrounds and residential areas and for parents to go over the rules of the road with their children.

Finance ministers reach consensus on Canada Pension Plan

Finance ministers reach consensus on Canada Pension Plan

Finance ministers reached consensus on an agreement-in-principle to recommend a modest and balanced incremental enhancement to the Canada Pension Plan, starting in 2019 and phased in over seven years until 2025, B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced Monday.                               

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