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October 2017
By Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

The Selkirk College Saints first western swing of the season provided four valuable points as the team returned to the West Kootenay with a pair of wins over British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) rivals.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

Over the next six weeks, British Columbians have the opportunity to share their perspective on the path to raising B.C.’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

The Province is taking action to protect big game wildlife in portions of the Kootenay Region that were severely affected by wildfires this past summer.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

In the wake of the recent ammonia leak deaths of three workers in Fernie on October 17, Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski made a statement in the House of Commons Monday calling for changes to how public rinks do business across Canada.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

Nelson Police are warning the public and the business community to be aware of several recent high value frauds after a a male suspect made several purchases with stolen pre-paid credit cards at several locations last week.

Nelson Police said in a media release estimates exceed $10,000 in total value.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Kinder Morgan, is the largest energy infrastructure company in North America specializing in owning and controlling oil and gas pipelines and terminals, received some serious pushback Saturday as protest Saturday blocked the proposed start of the tanker route for the Kinder Morgan pipeline.

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Writers will be happy to know of the announcement of the opening of the Kootenay Literary Competition 2018.

Submissions will be accepted beginning October 7, 2017 with a final deadline of December 31, 2017.

This year's theme is "Origins".

Writers from throughout the Kootenays are welcome to submit in any of the following categories:

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Individuals with narcolepsy are invited to participate in an ongoing medication research study.

Okanagan Clinical Trials, a medical research company located in Kelowna, is currently conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of an investigational medication in treating excessive daytime sleepiness in type 1 and 2 narcolepsy.  

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 29 2017

The Province has commemorated the 75th anniversary of the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War by unveiling commemorative signage at the site of a former internment camp east of Hope.

By Wayne Holmes on Sunday Oct 29 2017
Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since he got his first telescope and began reading about the objects in the sky at a young age.