Aaron Orlando

Despite mixed B.C. position, stakeholders continue Canadian Columbia River salmon reintroduction push

The B.C. government Columbia RIver Treaty position on salmon reintroduction isn't good news, but it leaves gates open, salmon advocates say

‘U.S. Entity’ sets position in Columbia River Treaty review

The organization representing regional interests in the U.S. Columbia Basin have their ‘regional recommendations.’

Avalanche hazard closes Trans-Canada west of Revelstoke

High avalanche hazard closed highway between Revelstoke and Craigellachie until 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, estimated.

Positions emerge ahead of 2014 Columbia River Treaty deadline

U.S. stakeholders seek to elevate ecosystem function to new pillar of treaty.

Salmon reintroduction emerges as CRT negotiation issue

If all goes according to Bill Green’s plan, the first reintroduced Columbia River salmon will cross the U.S.-Canada border in 2016.

Nakusp chamber supports business vote proposal

The provincial chamber argues that without a business vote, local governments are tempted to heap an unfair tax burden on businesses.

Upper Arrow Lake ferry construction ahead of schedule

Construction on the new Upper Arrow Lake ferry to ply the route between Shelter Bay and Galena Bay is ahead of schedule.

Should forest service road directional signage improve?

West Arrow Park resident David Coleman thinks the Ministry of Forests should improve the signage on the west side of the Arrow Lakes.

Search commences after missing mushroom picker mystery

Nakusp RCMP are looking for public assistance finding 71-year-old Kyung Chun, who went missing near Fosthall

Body of missing White Rock man David Klammer found by Arrow Lake

Body recovered south of Shelter Bay, about 40 kilometres downstream from the riverside recreation area where his car was found in November

Employment Insurance reforms target the ski bum lifestyle

Conservatives say EI reforms target abusers, but opponents say it'll hurt seasonal industries, workers and rural communities like Revelstoke

Regional resource think-tank to open shop in Revelstoke

New regional organization Columbia Mountains Resource Policy Council aims to open research institute and think-tank here in Revelstoke

Update: Kiwi charged with murdering wife near Revelstoke arrested for plotting to kill five

Peter Beckett faces trial for 2010 drowning of his wife Laura Letts-Beckett at Shelter Bay. New charges include counsel to commit 5 murders

TransAlta drops Incomappleux IPP project

TransAlta is dropping plans for an IPP project in the Incomappleux Valley following opposition from regional stakeholders, feasibility study

New operator for Arrow Lakes ferries

The contractor that operates the Galena Bay, Arrow Park and Fauquier ferries is changing from Western Pacific Marine Ltd.

Revelstoke ATV Club plans motorized trail to Arrowhead

ATV Club wants to build a 3–kilometre trail to Arrowhead from nearby logging road, allowing road access to the abandoned historic site

Arrow Lakes Reservoir expected to rise until Sunday; debris choked

Arrow Lakes Reservoir levels to rise as Hydro limits spill at Keenleyside. Levels to reach about 45cm over full pool by Sunday.

VIDEO UPDATE: Two mudslides close Trans-Canada west of Revelstoke; Mara Lake area severe flooding

The Trans-Canada is closed between Revelstoke and Malakwa. Now Highway 23 South has been closed south of Revelstoke

BC Ambulance Service ‘Autolaunch’ service comes to Nakusp

The BC Ambulance Service on June 8 started their new ‘Autolaunch’ service.

Summer is (still) festival time in this part of the world

It seems many Nakuspians will have to travel a little further out of town for their summer 2012 music festival experience.