Tom Hayden lived his whole life in the U.S. but his legacy reverberates through B.C.’s Interior
Continue reading The American activist who shaped the modern Kootenays
Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for children of all ages. To ensure it’s also a safe experience, parents and caregivers are encouraged to follow these important safety tips.
Continue reading Staying Safe on Halloween – Important safety tips
On November 1st, leading lake experts from across North America including academics, citizen monitoring groups and members from all levels of government will converge in Banff, Alberta for the 36th annual North American Lake Management Society Symposium, hosted by Living Lakes Canada and the Alberta Lake Management Society.
Continue reading Water leaders gather for first national dialogue on community-based water monitoring
Highway 1 Both directions – The TCH is reduced to Single Lane Alternating Traffic 16 km west of Field due to rockslide. ROAD WILL BE CLOSED 10:30AM TO 12 Noon MDT SAT OCT 29 FOR ROCK BLASTING. Periodic closures of 1 hour will occur between 3PM and 7PM MDT in order to begin paving of the single travel lane. Local gravel detour with reduced speed limit to 30 km/hr in place. Expect delays. Alternate route via Hwy 95 and Hwy 93S.. Updated on Sat Oct 29 at 8:36 am PDT. UPDATES FROM DRIVEBC
Continue reading UPDATED: Highway 1 16 km west of Field BC – Single lane, long delays, heavy traffic
Free, public Wi-Fi will soon be installed at select rest areas throughout the province, thanks to a partnership between the Province, TELUS and ICBC, announced Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone.
Continue reading Wi-Fi coming to rest areas throughout the province, one includes Galena Bay in the West Kootenays
Branches in Trail, Castlegar, Fruitvale, Salmo, South Slocan, Kaslo and Kimberley will be closed Friday
Continue reading KOOTENAY SAVINGS TO LOCK‐OUT UNIONIZED EMPLOYEES
A section of the Trans-Canada Highway could be closed in both directions for up to three days after a rock slide west of Field, B.C., late Monday that injured two contractors.
Continue reading Workers injured, excavator crushed after rockslide on Trans-Canada west of Field, B.C.
Trail BC ‐ Kootenay Savings and the USW Locals 9705 and 1‐405 have been in negotiations for close to a year, have met many times to negotiate a renewed collective agreement, and have engaged the assistance of a mediator.
Continue reading Steelworkers Reject Kootenay Savings’ Final Offer
On Monday Oct 24 at 5:20 PM Kaslo RCMP responded to a disturbance between two men on C Avenue in Kaslo BC
Continue reading Kaslo BC man taken into custody after stabbing