Tag Archives: Columbia River

Wildsight presents Watermark and Ktunaxa water perspectives

Celebrate Earth Week with Wildsight at an evening featuring Edward Burtynsky’s film Watermark and a Ktunaxa speaker on water. Following the success of Manufactured Landscapes, Edward Burtynsky is back with this beautiful new project, a three-year exploration of our relationship … > Read More

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International conference will explore Columbia River’s future

The future of the Columbia River is the focus of an international conference that will take place in Spokane on October 21 to 23, hosted by Columbia Basin Trust and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Registration opens today, April … > Read More

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Restoration of ancient salmon runs not on Victoria’s radar

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Does the British Columbia government not care about the massive salmon runs that used to return annually to the province in the millions with the iconic species swimming more than a thousand miles up the mighty … > Read More

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Ktunaxa and B.C. agree to seek renewal of Columbia River Treaty

Negotiators for the Ktunaxa Nation and the Province of British Columbia have reached agreement on a set of principles, the implementation of which is intended to guide the renewal of the Columbia River Treaty. These principles are outlined in a … > Read More

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Dam tour kicks off fish passage restoration talks

Tribal and First Nation representatives from the United States and Canada will kick-off a regional conversation about restoring fish passage to historical locations throughout the Columbia River Basin with a tour of Grand Coulee Dam today, Monday, March 17. All … > Read More

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B.C. announces Columbia River Treaty decision

Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review, today announced the province’s decision to continue the Columbia River Treaty and seek improvements within its existing framework. “We believe continuing the Columbia River Treaty while exploring how … > Read More

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Never underestimate value of participation in democracy

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald, Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA The people of this area have benefitted greatly from the formation in 1995 of the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT). The purpose of the Trust is to support the social, environmental and economic … > Read More

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2013 – the year in pictures

2013 PART ONE Once we begin digging back into the past year’s image files, it never ceases to boggle the mind how many we publish each year; thousands of ‘em. As per newspapering tradition, an annual retrospective is a must. … > Read More

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2013 in the East Kootenay

When it comes time to sort through the previous year’s work to compile ‘year in review’ specials, it always amazes me how much natural beauty we have to sift through. The purpose behind doing the monthly photography features is to … > Read More

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Local governments submit recommendations on treaty

Local governments have submitted their recommendations regarding the future of the Columbia River Treaty (Treaty) to the provincial and federal governments. Ensuring a voice for Columbia Basin residents in future Treaty discussions, reducing impacts from Treaty-related dams, enhancing ecosystem function, … > Read More

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