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February 2023
By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Feb 07 2023

The West Kootenay/Boundary Zone 6 BC Senior Games executive continues to rustle the bushes for volunteers to step up to guarantee the participation of zone athletes during future games.

The current West Kootenay/Boundary Zone 6 executive is encouraging volunteers to attend its annual general meeting, February 18 at 10 a.m. in the Kootenay Room of the Castlegar Community Complex.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Feb 07 2023

Environment Canada issued an alert Tuesday for Highway 3, Kootenay Pass to Paulson Summit.

Environment Canada said hazardous winter conditions are expected beginning today and into Tuesday evening with total snowfall accumulations of 25 cm.

“A frontal system moving across the BC Interior will give heavy snow to southern highway passes,” Environment Canada said.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Feb 06 2023

The nation’s Species at Risk Act is no law at all, says a local environmental group.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Feb 06 2023

 Lieutenant governor Janet Austin has delivered a forward-looking speech from the throne, laying out actions the provincial government will take to tackle today's biggest challenges and build a stronger, more secure future for everyone who calls B.C. home.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Feb 06 2023

To the Editor:

In recent editions of the Nelson Star, the following articles: “A Reflection of Service” by Pat Dooley, “Appreciation To Friends and Family of Buck Crawford” written by his adult children, and “Adult Lunch Bucket’s Donation to KidSport Nelson in honour of Keith McFadyen” caused me to pause and reflect.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Feb 06 2023

The regional transit service has been suffering and the community is stepping up with solutions, noted a member of the West Kootenay Transit committee.

By Nature Conservancy of Canada on Thursday Feb 02 2023

During the recent UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, over 190 nations adopted a Global Biodiversity Framework.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Grand Forks RCMP said Friday night, February 3, 2023 at just past 9 p.m. Ryan Harp was apprehended by police.

By Contributor on Wednesday Feb 01 2023
The West Kootenay chapter of Bags of Love was started in June 2012.
By Letters to the editor on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Dear Editor,

With Alzheimer’s Awareness month coming to a close, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. wants to say a big thank you to the people of the West Kootenay for joining forces with us to raise awareness and flipping the script on stigma associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.