By Jesse Cole, The Nelson Daily
The Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society (CLPS) has a little under a year to raise $750,000 and save Cottonwood Lake park.
To The Editor:
A mindboggling 292 square kilometer open pit mine in norther Albertais quietly working its way through the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s approval process.
This behemoth relies on relentless growth in oil demand at a time of growing climate instability.
Reports from the RCMP:
BC Hydro is notifying the public of changes to the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir in order to undertake repairs to the guidewall at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam:
Rosy cheeks, toasting sandwiches by a crackling woodstove, snow-covered trees … and visiting with everyone else who has arrived under their own power.
The Trail McDonald’s is up and running again after a fire last night, according to co-owner Kathleen Zubick.
Kootenay Boundary Regional fire Rescue got the call at 5:22 p.m. and Cpt. Jason Milne said crews were on scene by 5:24 p.m.
The fire was extinguished almost immediately, and was limited to the men’s washroom.
A family backcountry skiing near the Kootenay Pass Summit Tuesday was forced to spend the night on top of the Kootenay Pass Summit after a natural avalanche closed Highway 3 in both directions.
The part of the highway between Salmo and Creston had been closed for hours due to the recent winter storm that dropped huge amounts of snow on highways in the southern part of the province.
Fracking should be immediately banned close to BC Hydro’s two existing Peace River dams as well as the Site C dam construction project until a full public inquiry determines whether a comprehensive ban is warranted, the BC office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says.
To The Editor:
I read the submitted article (published Tuesday, December 31, 2019) on the online (The Nelson Daily) site from the Nature Conservancy of Canada suggesting to leave Christmas trees in backyards to slowly decay.
At the end of 2019, Rick Jensen wrapped up seven years on Columbia Basin Trust’s Board of Directors, including four as Chair. The Trust thanks him for his dedication and meaningful contributions, which have impacted the lives of countless people in the region.