Category Archives: Transportation

Kootenay Lake’s homemade submarine

By Keili Bartlett,  Kootenay Co-op Radio – 93.5fm Nelson BC, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

NELSON, BC – Whether you’ve just spent a summer by Kootenay Lake, or if you have a keen eye on the Nelson Buy and Sell pages on Facebook, you may have seen a one-of-a-kind vessel pop-up – a homemade submarine.

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Upgrading Hoskyn Channel Dock: A photo essay

Originally published in Surge Currents, August 2020

By Ginny Vassal, Read Island

The occasional grounding of the Hoskyn Channel dock became much more pronounced in September 2018. The stream at the base of the ribbons re-routed itself towards the dock following heavy rains; the up-stream clear-cutting most likely caused the concentrated run-off that moved large rocks and cut a deep channel with stream sediment running directly towards the dock.

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Campbell Riverites Must Wear masks on buses

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

BC Transit is making sure that Campbell Riverites have no excuse to not have masks on buses. On Thursday, Aug. 20, masks will be handed out to passengers in the Campbell River Transit system at two locations – the Community Centre and the Highway 19A/Erickson Exchange – between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

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Should BC Ferries Board Local Residents First?

Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

BC islanders are feeling trapped and calling for action on a Covid-19 measure that allows residents to board ferries first as the summer tourist season heats up.

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