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by Andrew Zwicker on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:29pm

About the podcast: The You Can Do That Here! podcast is produced by Andrew Zwicker of AZcreative for the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology. The podcast is a weekly series of 30 minute conversations with...

by Contributor on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 9:03am

By David Suzuki

We’re surrounded by life, but Earth’s most plentiful living things are invisible to the naked eye. Microbes are not only around us, they live on and in us. Although some cause maladies ranging from food poisoning to smallpox, there are many we couldn’t...

by Charles Jeanes on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 5:31am

“Who killed the world?”  -- graphitto in the film, “Mad Max IV”

By Charles Jeanes

End Times and Revealed Truths

Recent News

by Deanne Steven on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 8:21am

Tourism Rossland in association with PACE Sports Fitness and RED Mountain Resort is excited to announce limited spaces are now available for locals to enter the Broken Goat Trail Running Race at RED Mountain Resort July 17 & 18,...

by Contributor on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:15am

Article by Elizabeth May:

How we can make up for nine years of lost time?

Having worked on the climate issue from 1986, back when it was a future threat, to present times, where it is the stuff of daily headlines...

by Rossland Recreation on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 5:50am

Summer Recreation Brochure is out! 

The Summer Brochure is available online at  www.rossland.ca,  Recreation Program Guide, and in hardcopy at...

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...

Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday, May 29, 2015 - 1:48pm

Police are concerned with the increase in speed and alcohol-related incidents on the highways in the region said Sgt. John Ferguson, NCO of the West Kootenay Traffic Services in a prepared statement Friday.

"The West...

by Bruce Fuhr on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:08pm

High expectations quickly turned to harsh reality for BC Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko and Kootenay/Columbia rep David Wilks following a meeting Wednesday with Air Canada officials.

The two Kootenay MPs met with Air Canada...

by Contributor on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 11:25am

On Tuesday, May 26 the Sentinal Unit Crew from the Southeast Fire Centre discovered this baby owl on the...

by Bob Hall on Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 8:33am

High school students from across the West Kootenay-Boundary received a taste for post-secondary life last week at the annual Experience Selkirk Day.

More than 400 students descended on Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus,...

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.