Tag Archives: Columbia River

Source to mouth at the same time

Columbia Basin Transboundary Youth Network rolls out simultaneous events at headwaters and mouth of the Columbia River on May 15 The Columbia Basin Transboundary Youth Network (CBTYN), led by Tribal and non-Tribal young professionals, invites the public to join in … > Read More

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Kootenay Trout Hatchery celebrates 50 years

The Kootenay Trout Hatchery went into production in 1966 and is responsible for stocking 150 lakes in the east and west Kootenay regions. In addition, the hatchery provides fish to the Clearwater and Summerland Trout Hatcheries for stocking interior and … > Read More

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Wildsight celebrates 20hp regulation

Letter to the Editor RE: Boating Regulation on the upper Columbia River After many years of public consultation, and through the support of a wide range of local stakeholder groups throughout the Columbia Valley, Transport Canada has published pending federal … > Read More

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MP keeping election promise on Columbia

Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski is delivering on a commitment that he made to the upper Columbia River during the 2015 election. Stetski pledged that if elected he would support and advocate for regulations to keep high-powered motorized boats … > Read More

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Another important layer of protection

The BC Ministry of the Environment and Wildsight have jointly asked the federal government for a 20 horsepower limit for boats on the main channel of the upper Columbia River and its tributaries, from Fairmont Hot Springs to Donald (excluding Lake … > Read More

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Board reaffirms support for 20-hp maximum

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW The board of directors of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) April 8 agreed to reaffirm the regional government’s position of support for a 20-horsepower maximum (motor restriction) on the Columbia River. Electoral Area G … > Read More

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March in the East Kootenay

March has become one of my favourite months because winter begins to pee off as daylight lingers longer each day. When I lived in Winnipeg as a younger person, March was the month I hated most, apart from November, which … > Read More

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Things can’t go on like this much longer

Perceptions by Gerry Warner I see the stock markets recovered Friday and I guess that’s a good thing because they’ve lost billions since the beginning of the year and stocks have been going up and down like a crazy yo-yo, … > Read More

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2015 in the East Kootenay Part Two

The following are some of our favourite shots from 2015, taken during our travels through the East Kootenay. Images are from community events and news incidents we covered and of life as it happened in our beautiful southeastern corner of … > Read More

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Bill Green honoured for fisheries work

Kootenay-Columbia Green Party candidate Bill Green was in Portland, Oregon last week receiving a prestigious conservation award from the American Fisheries Society. Green accepted the William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award on behalf of the Ktunaxa and Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nations, … > Read More

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