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February 2018
By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Feb 19 2018

Castlegar Fire Department had a busy afternoon Monday, first with an evacuation and then responding to a single-vehicle MVI on Kinnaird Bridge.

Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio said it was just before noon when they received a report of a gas leak at Kootenay Market.

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Feb 19 2018

People in the Boundary region are now connected with the West Kootenay after the opening of five electric vehicle Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFCs) stations along Highway 3.

The stations have been strategically sited in Greenwood, Christina Lake, Castlegar, Salmo and Creston to ensure connected travel and charging options for drivers.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

RCMP are asking for public assistance after a person was struck on Highway 6 near Slocan Park Sunday (February 18th).

In a media release Monday, RCMP said police responded to an incomplete 9-1-1 call at 1:19 a.m. and found a 47-year-old deceased man from Winlaw.

By Sara Golling on Monday Feb 19 2018

Local musician Carolyn Cameron is doing it again: giving her time and talent to provide people with virtuous reasons to enjoy classical music. She’ll be playing piano at two different venues this coming weekend, to raise money for two excellent causes.

By Bob Hall on Monday Feb 19 2018

The Selkirk College Saints return home on Saturday for a pivotal tilt with the Simon Fraser University Spartans that will go a long way in determining home-ice advantage in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) post-season.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

A J.V. Humphries student from Kaslo is $100,000 richer after being selected as a recipient of a Loran Scholarship.

Grade 12 student, Jesalyn Tremblay is one of 34 winners of the award in Canada to be used for undergraduate studies.

By Contributor on Monday Feb 19 2018

In a move aimed at protecting and supporting the province's wine producers, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralston has announced that the B.C. government is formally challenging Alberta's ban on B.C. wines through the Canadian Free Trade Agreement's (CFTA) dispute settlement process.

By Contributor on Sunday Feb 18 2018

RCMP said a skier missing since Friday has been found dead Greely Creek drainage near Revelstoke.

Michael Foster, 24, of Airdrie, Alta. was in Revelstoke skiing but failed to show up for work Friday.

RCMP said Foster was last seen in Revelstoke on February 13th.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Ski Patrol commenced a search of the resort after a day long search on Saturday.

By CBT on Friday Feb 16 2018

The SS Moyie is truly one of a kind. The oldest intact passenger sternwheeler ship in the world built in 1898, the Moyie ended its service on Kootenay Lake in 1959.

By Contributor on Friday Feb 16 2018

What do art and science have in common? For many scientists and academics such as Timothy Morton, they are looking to the art world to help communicate the reality of the threat of climate change. While scientific data appeals to the brain, art appeals to emotions. As a group, society hasn’t generally been motivated by facts to make the necessary adjustments.