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August 2019
By Contributor on Friday Aug 23 2019

Kootenay youth headed into the backcountry of Height of the Rockies Provincial Park this summer for a six-day wilderness adventure on Wildsight’s Go Wild! trip.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 23 2019

The investigation into the Sea to Sky Gondola is active and ongoing.

The investigation to date has confirmed the preliminary assessment. Police have confirmed that the main cable was cut and that there are no other natural or mechanical reasons for the cable to have failed.

By BC Hydro on Friday Aug 23 2019

BC Hydro has submitted a request for a rate reduction of around one per cent starting April 2020 in an update to its Fiscal 2020 to Fiscal 2021 Revenue Requirements Application with the BC Utilities Commission.

By Contributor on Friday Aug 23 2019

The BC SPCA is reaching out to the public to cover emergency veterinary costs for a little dog staff have named Falcor, who is the subject of a cruelty investigation.

By Contributor on Friday Aug 23 2019

The Kootenay Gallery of Art is pleased to present two new art exhibitions that will make a huge impression. Both of these exhibitions explore scale and both have the act of drawing as the base of the work, with quite different results.

By Contributor on Friday Aug 23 2019

It may be the dogs days of summer, but it’s cats and kittens who are urgently needing homes, according to the BC SPCA.

By Bob Hall on Friday Aug 23 2019

Writing a book can be a lonely endeavour. That’s why this fall, a Selkirk College second-year creative writing course will focus on manuscript development.

Open to both full-time and community learners, writers will have the opportunity to share their books-in-progress with peers and receive professional feedback from course instructor, writer and editor Leesa Dean.

By Dermod Travis on Thursday Aug 22 2019

“It's your fault.” “No it's not, it's yours.” “Stop bickering, why don't we all just agree to blame it on the Speaker?” “We can't do that.” “Why not? It makes perfect sense and it gets us all off the hook at the same time.”

By BC Hydro on Thursday Aug 22 2019

BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will decrease noticeably on Saturday, August 24th:

·         At 7 a.m., the discharge rate will decrease from approximately 1,682 cubic metres per second (59,000 cubic feet per second) to about 1,557 cubic metres per second (55,000 cubic feet per second).

By Contributor on Thursday Aug 22 2019

Hundreds of Canadian scientists sent a letter this morning (August 22, 2019) to Stéphane Perrault, the Chief Electoral Officer, urging Elections Canada to clarify how the science on climate change can be communicated during the election period.