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January 2020
By Boundary Sentinel on Friday Jan 31 2020

In a media release Friday, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary said it has received a $2,364,012 Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund – Organics Infrastructure Program grant to expand the Grand Forks Regional Landfill composting program.

By John Horgan on Thursday Jan 30 2020

There was a time, not long ago, when the idea of what counted as “women’s work” was much more limited than it is today.

When I heard about a young machinist from Delta, B.C. named Chelsea, I wanted to learn more about her path into the trades.

By RCAC on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

Take a trip back to the Gold Rush through a woman’s eyes, in RCAC’s presentation of The Passage by Adrianna Bogaard, performed by Jen Viens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Rossland’s Miners Hall.

By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

The Greater Trail Hospice Society is presenting a fundraising concert on Sunday February 9th, in the Trail United Church, at 2:00 p.m. with Carolyn Cameron on violin and piano. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Trail Hospice Society. The afternoon concert has the added enticement of refreshments provided by Hooper’s Bakery.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

This week’s Op/Ed piece by Professor Henry Giroux asks us to “stand up for democracy.”   Sounds like a good idea – but how can we best do that?    

Being well-informed

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

For those people driving electric vehicles in and around the Heritage City, there’s a new place to get all charged up.

Friday, in the parking lot of the Nelson and District Community Complex, FortisBC and the City of Nelson celebrated the opening of Nelson’s first publicly available direct current fast-charging (DCFC) electric vehicle (EV) station.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Jan 28 2020

Over 150 Cadets and Officers from all 12 East and West Kootenay units meet this past weekend to engage in friendly sports and fitness competition.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Jan 28 2020

Columbia Valley RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Invermere resident.

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jan 28 2020

One case of the new coronavirus has been identified in BC.    

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer (PHO), have issued the following joint statement regarding a case of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV):

“Late yesterday, our BC Centre for Disease Control public health lab confirmed a positive test for 2019-nCoV.

By The Conversation on Tuesday Jan 28 2020

Editor’s Note:  This still-very-timely article is from 2017, adapted by the author from a commencement address he delivered that year in Glasgow, Scotland.