Protect Jumbo Mountain

Sinixt Statement on Jumbo

The Sinixt Nation is opposed to the proposed Master Development Plan for Jumbo Glacier Resort and all and any future developments on our sacred mountain. We wish to express our sincere support to groups and individuals who are actively working to protect the area known as Jumbo Mountain against all developments in this sensitive part of our territory. To Sinixt people, Jumbo Mountain and all…

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Candlelight Rally for Jumbo Wild

Jumbo Rally Pictures & Recap

West Kootenay Coalition for Jumbo Wild held an impromptu candlelight rally on Mar 25 at Nelson City Hall. K.Linda Kivi was the master of ceremonies, and Marilyn James kicked off the evening with an invocation on behalf of the Sinixt Nation. The evening also featured the Raging Grannies, Kim Kratky of the Kootenay Mountaineering Club, banjoist Earl Hamilton, EcoSociety Director David Reid, and a…

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LIght The Way For Jumbo Valley

Light the way for Jumbo Wild

The West Kootenay Coalition for Jumbo Wild is inviting concerned residents to Light the Way for Jumbo Wild with a peaceful gathering on Sunday March 25, 2012 starting at 7:30. Speakers, music, and information about the issue will be on hand. Dress for the weather and bring a candle!

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grizzly bears in jumbo valley

Press Release on Jumbo Approval

For immediate release Mar 20, 2012 Local Groups Blast Jumbo Decision Responding to the province’s approval of the Master Development Plan for Jumbo Glacier Resort, local groups criticized the decision, saying that it is clearly a significant backwards step at this time when environmental concerns should be at the forefront. “In polls, petitions, and letters, thousands of Kootenay residents have…

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