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Regional News

Three for three: referendums in three electoral areas pass on major borrowing

Three referendums for major purchases for three rural electoral areas managed to receive voter assent, despite a low voter turnout. Less than four per cent of the total voters turned out in Regional District of Central Kootenay’s North Shore, Slocan Valley and Tarrys and Pass Creek on Dec. 2 referendums for fire protection service loan […]

Home run: City approves policy amendment for youth baseball usage of Lions Park

The City is stepping up to the plate to help knock home several long-standing issues for youth baseball and adult slo-pitch. An amendment proposed for the Sports Field User Policy — that identifies guidelines for the allocation and management of City sports fields — could see “fairer access” to the City’s sport fields, Lakeside and […]

Provincial & National

An ode to a Canadian hero: 99 years old and still flying high

Ed. note: I tried to rewrite this to make it more ‘newsy’. Oh, the hubris. I should know better than to second-guess my Dad and his wife (and co-author of this article, Elaine). At any rate, it’s a super-neat story I hope you enjoy. My late wife, Betty, and I retired to a coastal village […]

Fatal snowmobile incident near Revelstoke

On Dec. 2, at 5:40 p.m., the Revelstoke RCMP were notified of a missing snowmobiler on Boulder Mountain, near Revelstoke, according to an RCMP press release issued Dec. 4 The release said the 27-year-old man from Quebec was snowmobiling with a group when he became separated. He had tried to radio to his group his […]

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