British Columbians saved 24 megawatt hours of electricity and reduced the provincial electricity load by 0.3 per cent during Earth Hour last night – the equivalent of turning off about 1.1 million LED lightbulbs. – Featured Photo by TMTV.NET of Nelson BC
VANCOUVER – British Columbia’s education system will receive a $150-million funding boost after the province reached a deal with teachers to restore contract language that called for smaller class sizes.
One home evacuated due to landslide near Ainsworth – Featured Photo of a road near Creston that gave way earlier this week… BC Transportation and Infrastructure
CRANBROOK, B.C. – A British Columbia man is offering a cautionary tale after surviving an avalanche he says tossed him more than a kilometre down a mountain in just 30 seconds.
UPDATED 8:00 AM MARCH 25 – Snowfall warning ENDED for: Highway 3 – Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR THE HIGHWAY… www.drivebc.ca
Cranbrook (Submitted)– British Columbians struggling with precarious employment, rising costs, and record household debt got little in the Federal Liberal budget to make Canada’s economy work for them, while the wealthy and well-connected were rewarded.
A slide immediately south of New Denver has cut off access to five or six homes in the vicinity of 6934 Highway 6.
The City of Nelson, in partnership with DocuPet Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of a new dog licensing program.
Also notable for Okanagan residents are the 58 new campsites planned at Blanket Creek Provincial Park south of Revelstoke on the shore of Arrow Lake and the 20 new sites going in at Halfway Hot Springs in the Nakusp area.