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September 2020
By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Sep 24 2020

Halloween is a favourite holiday for many locals (myself included), but Covid-19 has brought a chillingly real kind of fear to the festivities.

Does this mean we have to cancel Halloween altogether? Will this year be only a ghost of Halloweens past?

By The Narwhal on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

The NDP rose to power in 2017 vowing to take action on climate change, old-growth logging, the Trans Mountain pipeline, endangered species and more. Three years in, The Narwhal examines how the government has fared on the environment

By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

They know the feeling of being a long way from home, that’s why a group of South Korean moms who attend Selkirk College are reaching out with kindness to the latest cohort of international students arriving to the West Kootenay.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

By Kathryn Harrison and Anna Kanduth, for The Conversation

By Contributor on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to the end of August 2020, with 147 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in the month.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

The global pandemic has created a unique and challenging back-to-school season. Many parents, guardians and teachers are struggling to balance children’s safety with education, all while keeping their households running smoothly.  

By Contributor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Trail local and mother of three young boys, Melissa Gresley-Jones has turned the challenges of the COVID lockdown into a positive outcome for vulnerable youth in the West Kootenay Take a Hike program. 

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are announcing 96 new cases, including seven epi-linked cases, for a total of 8,304 cases in British Columbia. (Three new cases in IHA).

By Contributor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit has assumed conduct of an investigation after first responders spotted what are believed to be human remains inside a vehicle fire now considered suspicious in nature.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Editor, the Rossland Telegraph: