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November 2019
By Contributor on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

Half of the Canadian municipal governments that have committed to transitioning onto renewable energy are in the West Kootenays.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

A Castlegar resident is back in custody after allegedly breaching conditions he was to abide by while awaiting trial. 

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

Recent police reports demonstrate that alcohol and driving don’t  mix; that “4-season” tires don’t really include the winter season in the mountains; and that soft shoulders are a hazard, especially on the old Cascade Highway. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 18 2019

A weekend blitz by local police resulted in seven drivers being removed from the road due to alcohol impairment said RCMP in a media release Monday.

The blitz involved officers from Nelson Police Department, Nelson RCMP and the West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit work together targeting impaired drivers in the Nelson area. Officers checked between 200 to 300 drivers.

By RCAC on Monday Nov 18 2019

Come see Dave Restivo, Mike Rud, and Rob Fahie at the Rossland Miners’ Hall for an evening of jazz.

All accomplished musicians in their own right, this group of friends are bringing their unique sound to Rossland as a part of the RCAC’s 2019/20 Performance Series.

By Dan Kraus on Sunday Nov 17 2019

Parks and protected areas have been established across Canada to conserve many things we value.  Banff National Park was originally established in 1885 to protect hot springs and breathtaking scenery for tourists.

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Nov 17 2019

A commuter asked "I would really like to see the article written about what to do when we see a commercial transport vehicle that is driving in an unsafe manner. You gave us a phone number to call that specifically relates to tractor trailers, and who to call when we witness a driving infraction. I see it on a regular basis and most of the times the trucks are unmarked."

By Contributor on Sunday Nov 17 2019

Want to learn more about how to apply for arts and culture grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Attend a free workshop with Krista Patterson, who will share how to apply and what to expect from the application process.

By Contributor on Sunday Nov 17 2019

How often do you get to go to a market and all the vendors are kids? You will get the chance in just a few days! West Kootenay home learners from Trail, Castlegar, Nelson, and the Slocan Valley are meeting centrally at the Crescent Valley Hall to run their own business for a day.

By Contributor on Friday Nov 15 2019

Getting offline and spending more time outside in nature is something we can all get on board with, right?