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by Sara Golling on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:23pm

Monday night's Council meeting opened with the Council chamber packed and overflowing with hopeful Rosslanders keen to support their favorite idea to improve Rossland, and Mayor Kathy Moore welcomed everyone.

by Sara Golling on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:03pm

Our old Delegation Bylaw # 2473 from 2009, which is current but not in use, was drafted by then-CAO Victor Kumar and it boldly gave to the Chief Administrative Officer or  deputy  "all of the powers, duties and functions of Council under s.

by Contributor on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:09am

Could you paddle Canada’s longest waterway ? 

In the summer of 2014, twelve adventurers drove north from the Okanagan and the Hinton, Alberta area to meet in Canada's Arctic. From there, in two "Voyageur" canoes,   they began...

Recent News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 7:31pm

Humans are making it a very difficult start to the 2015 wildfire season says the Southeast Fire Centre in a media release.

"Since April 1, 2015, the Wildfire Management Branch has responded to 39 wildfires in the Southeast...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday, May 25, 2015 - 1:55pm

All six Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue crews were called out to battle a blaze in the Big Sheep Valley Saturday, according to fire chief Terry Martin.

“We got the call at 6:03 p.m. on Saturday, that there was a...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 2:21pm

Selkirk College Transitional Training students from across the region put together an inspirational three-day conference earlier this month that showcased the talents of differently-abled adults.

Called Branching Out, the...

by Contributor on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 12:53pm

 Places from Vancouver’s Chinatown to historic Barkerville, and from Rossland's Chinese Gardens  in the interior to Cumberland’s Coal Creek Historic Park are represented in the...

Regional News

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by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:42am

Grand Forks city councillors voted in Monday night's council meeting to file a declaration fo disqualification for Coun. Julia Butler. 

They sent out the following press release this morning:...

by Suzy Hamilton on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 7:12pm

There is another delay in a Slocan valley woman’s prosecution of the province of BC and the Executive Flight Centre over the jet fuel spill into Lemon Creek nearly two years ago.

Provincial Court Judge Richard Hewson set...

by Contributor on Monday, May 25, 2015 - 3:42pm

On the weekend of May 23/24, the cadets of the three West Kootenay Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadrons flew in the Air Cadet Gliders at the Trail Regional Airport. The Cadets were from 531 Squadron in Trail, 561 Squadron in Nelson and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 11:32am

As of Sunday evening, Environment Canada as removed the weather alert for the Arrow Lakes/Slocan Lake region of the West Kootenay, including the Boundary region.

The alert has been reduced to a risk of thundershowers for the...

Provincial & National

Government commits half a million to raise stroke awareness

Health Minister Terry Lake gets tested following a press conference Tuesday.

Stroke awareness in British Columbia will be getting a boost with $500,000 in government funding to the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s FAST Signs of Stroke campaign, Health Minister Terry Lake announced Tuesday.

“Stroke can happen at any age, and when it does, seconds count. Knowing the signs of stroke is integral to getting yourself or a loved one life-saving treatment as soon as possible,” said Lake.

Municipal amalgamation in Ontario fails to achieve cost savings in cities both big and small

Municipal amalgamation in Ontario fails to achieve cost savings in cities both big and small

Ontario’s push for municipal amalgamation in the 1990s has failed to deliver cost-savings and efficiencies promised for both large and small cities, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.