(Golden, BC) – A recent provincial government document that recommends expanding aerial gunning of wolves, along with increased hunting of mountain lions and deer has been met with outrage by environmental and animal welfare groups. PHOTO: Peter A Dettling
Continue reading NGO’S OUTRAGED AS BC GOVERNMENT ADMITS CULLING OF WOLVES IS INHUMANE, YET CONSIDERS CULL EXPANSION
Photo –- Mindy Atti, Team Captain and EKC Branch Manager, with the ‘Coldest Night of the Year’ walk information.
Continue reading Sign Up Day Friday January 27 for the Coldest Night of the Year Walk
RESILIENCY OF THE WEST KOOTENAY ARTS COMMUNITY IS FOCUS OF A PRESENTATION BY OXYGEN ART CENTRE’S FOUNDERS JAN. 21
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The Parks Canada Agency Act calls on the Minister to seek input on the matters for which Parks Canada is responsible, and historically, these Minister Round Tables have been closed off to the opinions of the general public. Until now.
Continue reading HAVE YOUR SAY: THE FUTURE OF OUR NATIONAL PARKS – Deadline approaching
Art Twomey died in a helicopter crash in his beloved Purcell Mountains twenty years ago this January.
Continue reading REMEMBERING ART TWOMEY: A WILDERNESS PIONEER
In 2016, 423 people received a life-saving transplant in British Columbia, the most transplants performed in a year in this province.
Continue reading Organ donation and transplants continue to rise in 2016 in British Columbia
One of Selkirk College’s top Hairstylist Program graduates has cut, coloured and up-done herself to a successful career in a downtown Vancouver salon. Full of enthusiasm and ambition, she’s just 20 years old.
Continue reading Selkirk College Grad Carves out a Successful Career
On January 18, 2017 the Salmo RCMP received a call from a Nelson resident advising her boyfriend had activated an emergency distress signal on his SPOT GPS.
Continue reading Three men rescued after getting lost in West Kootenay mountains
TRAIL, BC CANADA – The Trail Regional Airport (YZZ) accommodated 20,540 passengers in 2016, an increase of 752 (4%) passengers from 2015.
Continue reading TRAIL REGIONAL AIRPORT PASSENGER VOLUME SHOWS SOLID GROWTH IN 2016
HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER MEANS: Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended. Natural avalanches likely; human-triggered avalanches very likely. Large avalanches in many areas; or very large avalanches in specific areas. MORE FROM AVALANCHE.CA
Continue reading HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER IN ALPINE AREAS – KOOTENAY BOUNDARY, NORTH & SOUTH COLUMBIA