100% renewable energy coming to Creston

We're coming to Creston on Monday, May 6th at 6pm in the downstairs of Casey's Community House to host an evening workshop on the transition to 100% renewable energy for cleaner energy, stronger jobs, and healthier and safer communities, The Village of New Denver and the City of Rossland have joined the Village of Slocan, the City of Nelson, and the Regional District of Central Kootenay and made…

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Polling released! Kootenay-Columbia is a tight race

Leadnow has released new polling for the new Kootenay-Columbia riding. The polling shows a dead heat between Stetski, NDP and Wilks, Conservative.  See polling for South Okanagan-West Kootenay. Q. If the federal election were held tomorrow, which one of the following parties would you vote for here in the riding of Kootenay-Columbia? Q. Even though you are undecided, is there a party’s…

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CBT Hosts Workshops on Future Environmental Plans

As the Executive Director of West Kootenay EcoSociety, I am participating in the Columbia Basin Trust's Environmental Strategic Plan Advisory Group. The Trust will hold a number of workshops to collect information from basin residents - particularly those concerned with environmental issues - to determine how the Trust can best serve the basin. I strongly urge you to participate in this process.…

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Regional Haz-Mat Round Up

Wondering what to do with that half-used can of round-up or your old burned out cell phone?  No-one wants to send those things to the landfill, but for most of the year it can be hard to know where to dispose of such hazardous household waste safely and responsibly. This month, you'll have the chance to drop off your hazardous waste safely.  On Oct 13 in Nelson and Castlegar and Oct 20…

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