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Illegal protests, the silver lining

Letter to the Editor It is impossible to watch the news of the pipeline protests without forming a strong opinion. Many of us are asking;…

Goodbye Jumbo; hello Qat’muk

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Op-Ed Commentary I watched a moving and historical ceremony yesterday in the Ktunaxa Nation gymnasium. It was the culmination of…

Audits aimed to reduce human-wildlife conflicts

To reduce human-wildlife conflicts, the B.C. Conservation Officer Service (COS) recently conducted province-wide bear attractant audits that resulted in 732 enforcement actions, including 108 in…

Vote for the two honest guys we already have

Letter to the Editor We live in different federal ridings. Corky lives in South Okanagan-West Kootenay while Russell lives in Kootenay-Columbia. Despite the seemingly arbitrary…

Need-to-know for local deer hunters

The B.C. government has implemented a mandatory sampling program requiring hunters to submit heads from deer harvested in specific wildlife management units in the East…