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March 2019
By aeon on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

By Anna Grear, for Aeon

How can the law account for the value of complex, nonhuman entities such as rivers, lakes, forests and ecosystems? At a time of runaway climate change, when the Earth’s biosphere is on the brink of collapse and species extinctions are accelerating, this has become a vital question.

By Contributor on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

The Ambulance Paramedics and Emergency Dispatchers of BC (APBC) are raising concerns over staffing shortages affecting service levels across the Province.

By Contributor on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

Preparations are in full force for the May opening of Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2019, and it’s going to be another great year in The Sculpture Capital of Canada! Join our team and support this much-loved community event through our popular sculpture sponsorship program, supported by over thirty local businesses, organization and individuals.

By Contributor on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

Supporters of Red Mountain Racers are swapping their skis and goggles for heels and martinis - shaken not stirred - and are asking the community to join them for a 007-themed evening of mingling, dancing, and a silent auction. The Red Mountain Racers Winter Gala is set for March 30th from 7:00 p.m. until midnight., featuring a canapé dinner at The Josie Hotel at Red Mountain Resort.

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

High school students from around the region starting their post-secondary journey close to home have the opportunity to benefit financially with a Selkirk College Entrance Scholarship.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 18 2019

The West Kootenay Conservation Office reports a cougar was euthanized recently on the Great Northern Rail Trail in the area of Mountain Station after the animal became dangerous to the public.

Sergeant Ben Beetlestone of the West Kootenay Conservation Office said based on the behaviour displayed by the cougar the animal was euthanized by an officer on March 11th.

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Mar 18 2019

I am absolutely livid over commentary I’ve seen on social media condemning a local police officer who was in a car crash while trying to save other people’s lives. (Click here for the full story)

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Mar 18 2019

Tonight (Monday) will see city council once again wrangling with the 2019 Castlegar budget as staff return to them with information describing the impact of an aggressive infrastructure plan spread out over either five years or seven.

This, after public meetings last Monday and Thursday discussing the operational and capital budgets, respectively.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Mar 18 2019

A handful of Kootenay communities will participate in BC’s brand new Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot.

By Contributor on Monday Mar 18 2019

The B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition (BCPRC) congratulates the provincial government for launching the first ever poverty reduction plan for B.C.: TogetherBC. After a decade of advocacy, B.C. is no longer the only province without a poverty reduction strategy.