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by Nelson Daily editor on Wednesday Apr 27 2011

With the West Kootenay having become fertile soil for many innovative food system initiatives, another project is now underway which hopes to build the capacity within the West Kootenay to form a regional food system organization.

Often referred to as 'food councils,' 'roundtables,' 'networks' or 'coalitions,' hundreds of these types of regional organizations do already...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Apr 24 2011

Nelson, Castlegar and the Kootenay region will be part of the province-wide call for suggestions on how the HST can be improved when a “tele-town hall” takes place this Thursday.

Running for one hour starting at 6:30 p.m., Minister of Finance Kevin Falcon and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Blair Lekstrom will engage the West and East Kootenay public only...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Apr 14 2011
Nearly 200 people turned out to witness the official re-opening of the Midway mill and to meet the new operators from Vaagen Bros. Lumber Inc. Officials from local and provincial government as well as a long list of dignitaries were present to lend their support for the venture.
 
Midway Mayor Randy Kappes acted as master of ceremonies for the opening welcoming local...
by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Some of the problems inherent in the West Kootenay region’s main airport will be tackled by a new board created to oversee its operation, says the mayor of Castlegar.

Lawrence Chernoff told the board of directors of the Regional District of Central Kootenay recently the West Kootenay Regional Airport...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Apr 10 2011
Soft-spoken southern gentleman Charles “Gus” Whalen of Warren Featherbone Company inspired everyone who attended his presentation last week. Hosted by Community Futures Boundary in honour of the Year of the Entrepreneur, Whalen brought a message of hope above all things, even when your business is about to crash.
 
An entrepreneurial family from the first generations of...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Mar 31 2011
More information is needed before Grand Forks city council will decide if it supports local businessmen’s proposal to develop a casino. Council heard from Dan Norton on Monday night who outlined his vision for a casino to be located at the old forestry building on Sagamore Avenue.
 
Norton asked council to give approval at the meeting so they could move forward with a...
by Contributor on Monday Mar 21 2011

 They came, they saw, they ingested excess amounts of caffeine and ultimately (despite a few baggy red eyes) they conquered. While others may have been enjoying the new snow in the mountains, hanging out with family or simply relaxing over the weekend, three local web-development teams spent all night Friday and most of Saturday, designing, coding and building new websites for deserving non-...

by Laila Yuile on Saturday Feb 26 2011

  From the Fraser Surrey Docks press release:

Fraser Surrey Docks was a fitting background for the official launch of the South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR)project on Monday, January 12th 2009, which was attended by Prime Minister...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

There are more changes coming in the newspaper industry.

Eight months after selling off the Nelson Daily News and Prince Rupert Daily News to Victoria based Black Press, which immediately closed its door, parent company Glacier Media Group had decided to cease operations of both the press and mailroom at the Kamloops Daily News within the next 60 days...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

Open Gold Corp. is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling on its Eholt Property located in the Boundary District near the communities of Grand Forks and Greenwood in Southern British Columbia.

Full Force Diamond Drilling Ltd out of Peachland ,B.C. has been contracted to conduct a minimum of 1,500 meters of drilling on the 3 main mineralized areas, the Dead Honda. Seattle and...

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