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by Contributor on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 – 7:39pm

By David Suzuki

If nothing else, the G7 countries’ recent agreement to end fossil fuel use for energy by 2100 signals a shift in the way we talk and think about global warming. Previous agreements were about reducing carbon emissions from burning coal, oil and gas. This takes matters a step further by envisioning a fossil fuel–free future.

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 – 2:04pm

 The  storyline is new to the Gold Fever Follies, but familiar to us all —  a love forbidden because of  prejudice and animosity between two factions — in this case, two communities:  Rossland and  Trail.    Audience members will recognize many allusions to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, as well as some direct quotes, such as ” No, sir, I do not bite my thumb at you, sir, but I bite my thumb, sir.”

by Andrew Zwicker on Friday, June 26, 2015 – 6:44am

About the podcast: The You Can Do That Here! podcast is produced by Andrew Zwicker of AZcreative for the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology.

Recent Headlines

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 – 9:22pm

As editor of this publication, I received a submission about “physical literacy” — apparently this is the new buzzword for being active and physically capable and confident.  I read it.  Confession: I found it depressing.

by Contributor on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 – 3:02pm

 In the shadow of the towering Valhalla Mountains in the Slocan Valley, post-secondary students and educators are meticulously documenting the human history of our region that stretches back more than 3,000 years.

by Contributor on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 – 2:34pm

The Black Jack Ski Team has a new website!

Encompassing the entire Skier Development Program, our new website shares information about our Jackrabbit, Track Attack, Junior Racers and Senior Race Team programs, and serves as a hub for following Team Black Jack’s year round adventures.

Regional and Provincial

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 30 2015

Southeast Fire Centre is advising that effective at noon Pacific Time on Friday, July 3, 2015, campfires will be prohibited throughout the region to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.

The campfire prohibition will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.

The campfire ban is in addition to Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions that are already in effect.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 30 2015

Residents woke up to downed trees, branches and debris filling the streets following a severe thunderstorm that ripped through the West Kootenay/Boundary/Arrow and Slocan Lakes region Monday evening.

“Mother Nature did a little pruning,” said one early morning walker on the waterfront pathway Tuesday morning.

Environment Canada called for the thunderstorm alert saying the storm could produce strong winds, dime-sized hail or heavy rains.

Two out of three ain’t bad.

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