July 17 at 10:00

Tomorrow July 17 at 10 AM, be there! Duncan Dam office/warehouse Meadow Creek BC.

Stop insane experimental killing of these Blue listed ‘Species of Special Concern’.

Join Friends of the Lardeau River tomorrow at 10 AM to protest Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations plan to cull 200 Bull trout from the Duncan/Lardeau River system. Further insane Bull trout culling is planned by netting select tributaries of Kootenay Lake.

This is covert action by Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations – Province of British Columbia with no public consultation.

The facts are as follows:

—Fisheries Branch intends to cull an unknown-to-us-total of bull trout from the Kootenay Lake system.

—Tomorrow (Tuesday) July 17, the first phase is happening in the tailrace below Duncan Dam, where they aim to catch and cull up to 200. This phase is scheduled to start at 10AM.

—Later this summer, they intend to stretch nets across 3 rivers/creeks flowing into Kootenay Lake and catch/kill outmigrating bull trout.

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Goat news…..

from Friends of the Lardeau River:

Thanks to all who phoned the MOT re concerns of Mountain goats and traffic on Hwy 31 north of Lardeau. The Ministry listened and hired a Mountain goat specialist. This week a group of volunteers placed a variety mineral salts at select locations high above the road.

Apparently the shift to succulent green vegetation each spring alters the goats’ mineral balance causing them to seek minerals, they are most often seen at this location Apr through July.

Of course there is no guarantee the goats won’t be back on the road, please drive carefully.

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No more Greyhound….

Subject: An Important Update from Greyhound

See how the changes may impact you

NEW Greyhound Canada Update

We have made the difficult decision to make substantial changes to our service in Canada effective October 31, 2018.

In Quebec, we are able to continue the routes and services we currently offer today.

We are permanently cancelling all Greyhound Canada services in the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

In British Columbia, we are cancelling all services as well. However, Greyhound US and BoltBus will continue to offer 4 daily trips each between Vancouver, BC and Seattle.

In Ontario, the majority of the routes will continue to operate. Here is a list of cities where Ontario services have been canceled.

We will maintain a full schedule through October with the last trips departing from affected stations on October 31, 2018.

For customers who purchased tickets online or via our call center, we are automatically refunding tickets for canceled trips. Customers who purchased their tickets through other channels may call us at 1-877-463-6446 and our customer care team will process a refund. Additional details are available here.

This has been a difficult decision for us, but we’ve seen ridership drop consistently since 2010 and continuing service on the affected routes has become unsustainable.

We sincerely appreciate your business over the years. It’s been a pleasure serving you.

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News from the LV Historical Society

Thanks to all who entered the 100 questions Centenary quiz:  The winner  is John Jeffreys.

Raffle tickets can be purchased up until the Meadow Creek Fall Faire for several great prizes; and to support the Historical Society!

 The Museum is open weekends and statutory holidays from mid-June to Mid-September.

The 100-Year birthday celebration was an unqualified success. We had planned for approximately 250 people, and that is about how many turned up. A number of adventurous people attired themselves in “period” costume—fun. Face painting, kids’ games, collectors’ displays, and the in-museum treasure hunt all added to the festive spirit.

Thank you to so many people who volunteered their time and/or equipment. And, course, thank you to the following agencies/people who contributed funds to pay for it all: RDCK Area D, Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation, Boards by George, Hamill Creek Timber Homes, Grizzly Bear Ranch, Meadow Creek Store, and Lardeau Valley Service.