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by Sara Golling on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 12:47pm

Friday, January 23, 2015:

91-year-old Bill Vickers performed an amazing ceremonial "first throw" that drew a burst of spontaneous applause from those gathered around.  Senior Legionnaires paraded down the rink with flags.  Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore welcomed the...

by Sara Golling on Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:43pm

Rossland City Council:  Committee of the Whole meeting, January 21, 2015, 4:00 PM

Committee-of-the-Whole meetings, or COWs as they are called by council members who refer casually to "having a COW", are relatively informal meetings of Council designed...

by Andre Carrel on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:28pm

Omnibus Bills

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by Dr. Brenda Gill on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 3:44pm

It’s been great to get some e-mail suggestions for articles, so, I picked one that should help at this time of year -“It’s not severe, but there’s definitely a change in my mood on winter days, especially since I...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 8:31am

The BC Human Rights Tribunal has decided it will hear a complaint against Castlegar’s Zellstoff Celgar which alleges discrimination against women in non-union, supervisory positions.

Former Celgar human resources manager...

by Contributor on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:50pm

The Week in REC!

Public Skating for the week of January 19-25, 2015

All the Public Skating information, including admission prices, skate rentals and more can be viewed on the front page...

by Contributor on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:32pm

Science Matters
Vol. 17, No. 3
20 Jan 2015

Oil prices drop as global warming rises

By David Suzuki

With oil prices plunging from more than $100 a barrel last...

Regional News

by Castlegar Source on Friday, January 23, 2015 - 6:37pm

A death at the Whistler hotel has an specialized RCMP team investigating, according to Cpl. Stephanie Ashton,after RCMP were called to the hotel at roughly 3 a.m. on Jan. 20.

"The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:36pm

This coming weekend is a huge one for the Castlegar and District Public Library, with oodles of not-to-miss programming for the entire family.

Librarian Arlee Venier says the library is kicking off Family Literacy Week in style,...

by Contributor on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:22pm

Since 2010, Water Smart communities in the Columbia Basin have steadily reduced local water consumption—and academics, experts and utility professionals from across Canada are taking note.

Water Smart is a Columbia Basin...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:20pm

A city council standing committee is looking to change its name and increase its mandate to ensure Castlegar keeps pace with rapidly evolving opportunities, according to city councillor Kevin Chernoff.

Chernoff, reporting at...

Provincial & National

Coquitlam RCMP invite the public to sign a condolence book for Const. David Wynn

Coquitlam RCMP invite the public to sign a condolence book for Const. David Wynn

It is with great sadness that the RCMP learned of the passing of Const. David Wynn, who was shot in the line of duty January 17, 2015.

"As a way to express our support to Const. Wynn’s family and friends, and to our RCMP family in St. Albert, the Coquitlam RCMP has set up condolence books at our Main Detachment and Community Police Stations in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam," said a press release issued Thursday.

Businesses benefit from net zero requirements extension

Businesses benefit from net zero requirements extension

British Columbia is continuing to make it easier for small businesses to do business by extending its commitment to a net zero increase of regulatory requirements to 2019.

A net zero increase means eliminating one existing requirement when a new requirement is needed up to 2019.

The commitment was announced during the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s (CFIB) annual Red Tape Awareness Week.