Something to Celebrate! Kaslo adopts Renewable Energy Plan

Let’s take this moment to celebrate: Kaslo village council just voted to pass your 100% Renewable Energy Plan! Kaslo is the first community in the West Kootenays to officially adopt the plan. Following up on the Village of Kaslo’s 2019 commitment to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 and to collaborate with other local governments, community stakeholders, and experts in the region to…

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Kaslo joins 100% renewable energy transition while world leaders meet in Madrid

Kaslo, BC--While the federal government talks about climate change in the throne speech and world leaders meet in Madrid for the United Nations climate change convention, communities in the West Kootenays are taking action in their backyards. Last night, the Village of Kaslo became the third West Kootenay local government in the past month to make the commitment to 100% renewable energy, the…

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West Kootenays showed up strong for bold climate action

by Montana Burgess Last night, I had the great privilege of co-facilitating Nelson’s Climate Action Town Hall, hosted by Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament, Wayne Stetski. Almost 250 Nelson and area residents packed into the Prestige Lakeside Resort’s meeting room. It's not too late to add your voice. >Click here to send your message to Canada's Environment and Climate…

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Celebrate the Wild Purcells

The wild Purcell Mountains have long been filled with adventurers, photographers and rabble rousers. Wildsight, with West Kootenay EcoSociety and Yellowstone to Yukon Initiative, are proud to present Our Wild Purcells, a multimedia event celebrating the grassroots efforts that created the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy 40 years ago and inspiring action to protect these rugged mountains into the…

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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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Kaslo Rally for Jumbo Wild!

May 26, 3:30pm Kaslo Memorial Park Meet at 2:30 at Chahko Mika Mall in Nelson to caravan The Minister of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations is invited and expected at the BC Community Forestry Association meeting in Kaslo on May 26th. Come to Kaslo to greet Minister Thomson with a peaceful demonstration of our commitment to keep Jumbo Wild! Joe Foy of the Wilderness Committee will…

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