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January 2020
By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 27 2020

Heritage BC, a charitable not-for-profit supporting heritage conservation throughout British Columbia, has recognized Rossland’s Jackie Drysdale for her work promoting and preserving this community’s heritage buildings and sites. Jackie is the recipient of a “Lifetime Achievement Award” from Heritage BC this year.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 27 2020

The Columbia Basin Trust board has elected a new chairperson to replace retiring Rick Jensen a media release said Monday.

Columbia Basin Trust announced that Jocelyn Carver has been elected Chair of the board.

CBT also announced that David Raven has been elected Vice-Chair and Castlegar’s Bill van Yzerloo is joining the board as a director.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 27 2020

In support of the January 25th Global Day of Action calling for No War on Iran, approximately 80 people who gathered at Castlegar United Church
urged all Federal party leaders to work to avoid a catastrophic war.  They wrote:
Whereas the USA may launch a war on Iran;
Whereas such a war will involve Canada;
Whereas such a war could lead to a world nuclear war;

By Contributor on Monday Jan 27 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding the coronavirus in Ontario:

"We can confirm that a resident of Ontario is presumed positive for the novel coronavirus that arose late last year in Wuhan, China.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 27 2020

Following 18 months of lobbying and letter writing, a portion of the land around Nelson’s beloved Cottonwood Lake has been saved from clear cut logging.

By Contributor on Friday Jan 24 2020

Fentanyl use by people who use drugs in B.C. has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

By Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

Organizers of Make A Change Canada Nelson got more than they bargained for when a sellout crowd took to the Nelson and District Community Complex Arena Thursday night to watch the Montreal Canadiens alumni in action against the Kootenay Patricks.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 23 2020

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, from Grand Forks to Creston, which includes the Kootenay Paas and Paulson Summit.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

I was 14 when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. As an adolescent, I was more preoccupied with puberty-related personal issues than politics. But when Canada sent military personnel as part of a UN effort, I religiously followed the battle lines. Every day the local paper’s front page reported how troops were doing, with a map showing enemy and allied movements.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the remains of a person found 47 years ago.