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November 2019
By Contributor on Friday Nov 29 2019

Kootenay Carshare is going Electric.

The local Carshare Cooperative is celebrated the addition of two Hyundai KONAs to the fleet of member owned vehicles, Friday at the Kootenay Co-op in Nelson where members were able to jump in for a sit inside.

KONA is the first electric sub-compact SUV in Canada.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 28 2019

In a media release Thursday, the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) said ferry workers and their employer, Western Pacific Marine reached a tentative agreement in a contract dispute that caused disruptions to communities on both sides of Kootenay Lake for the past three months.

By Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Nov 28 2019

Today, in Ottawa, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced that MP Richard Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) would return as Critic for Natural Resources in the shadow cabinet. Cannings has also been appointed Deputy Critic for Transport.

By Contributor on Thursday Nov 28 2019

Impaired driving enforcement is a national priority and BC RCMP Traffic Services and its partners support this priority by increasing enforcement efforts across the Province to stop impaired drivers this holiday season.

By Bob Hall on Thursday Nov 28 2019

The roof of Selkirk College’s main building on the Castlegar Campus has been transformed as the regional post-secondary focuses on a future less reliant on non-renewable energy sources.

By Contributor on Thursday Nov 28 2019

It has been a long road to recovery for a cat who was found emaciated and terrified inside a shipping container in April. The stowaway cat, who was later named Journey, survived a harrowing three-week voyage from Shenzhen, China to the Port of Vancouver before being discovered hiding in a crate delivered to an auto glass distribution company in Prince George.

By Michael Jessen on Wednesday Nov 27 2019

“What we need is for our politicians and the people in power start to listen to the current, best available science.” – Greta Thunberg, age 16

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 27 2019

A foot chase along Columbia Avenue has led to the arrest and detention of a Trail man, according to Castlegar top cop RCMP Sgt. Monty Taylor.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Nov 27 2019

On December 7,  during “Rekindle the Spirit of Christmas” in Rossland, the Heritage Commission will launch a new book at The Gold Rush bookstore.  A collection of  tales from Rossland’s past, “Chicanery, Civility & Celebration” published by Ron Shearer, will add depth and entertainment to readers’ knowledge of Rossland’s history and some of its pas

By Contributor on Wednesday Nov 27 2019

Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; Regional Chief Terry Teegee, BC Assembly of First Nations; Cheryl Casimer, First Nations Summit; Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Union of BC Indian Chiefs; and Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and member of Tsartlip First Nation, have issued the following statement: