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Bat Week? It’s for the bats!

As Halloween approaches, bat enthusiasts around B.C. are celebrating and supporting bats by participating in International Bat Week (October 24-31). Bat Week is all about…

Jumbo council in holding pattern

By Anne Jardine The streets were deserted and the council chamber was quiet as Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality (JGMRM) presented its Annual Report and…

James White Wells for freshet relief

The City of Fernie experiences water quality issues each year – typically during spring freshet between April and June, which potentially results in the need…

Help bats for Halloween

As Halloween approaches, images of scary, blood-sucking bats become commonplace. Since the goal of the Kootenay Community Bat Project is to promote bat conservation, this…

Why every vote counts

Letter to the Editor If you care about Canada, and you don’t like what Stephen Harper is doing to our country, you need to know…