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November 2020
By Bob Hall on Friday Nov 27 2020

The journey through pandemic-riddled times requires strength of will, commitment to diligence and creative problem-solving at a level few have experienced.

At Selkirk College, the frontline workers in the Facilities Department have led the charge with tireless work that ensures an adapted and safe campus environment.

By Contributor on Thursday Nov 26 2020

In a media release Thursday, FortisBC said the company has received interim approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) for its interim 2021 electricity rates.

The interim approval will result in a 4.36 per cent general rate increase for its customers, effective January 1, 2021.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 26 2020

In a media release Thursday, Interior Health (IH) is reporting an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Revelstoke and the surrounding area.

Interior Health said their investigation reveals that in the past 14 days, there have been 22 COVID-19 cases identified, with 12 cases reported on Tuesday.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Nov 26 2020

Anyone who knows me well will tell you that the quarantine isn’t such of a much for me – I am, at heart, an introvert who rarely leaves her house, and now, instead of my friends being annoyed with me for it, they’re applauding me for it. It’s finally okay for me to prefer reading to people-ing.

I’ve been training for this my whole life. LOL.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are reporting 738 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, for a total of 29,086 cases in British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

It’s been said that even bad press is better than no press at all.

However, Nelson would like to be known as the picturesque city nestled in the Selkirk Mountains on the edge of beautiful Kootenay Lake tourists love to visit instead of a place where patrons spit at staff at hotel coffee shops for not wanting to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

The hand-over between generations: a lack of empathy?

"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years." ---  Mark Twain

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to Oct. 31, 2020, with 162 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in October.

The latest data equate to five people per day losing their lives to illicit drug overdoses.

By City of Trail on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

Let’s fill the map with your outdoor holiday light displays! Send in your photo, address, and a short description of your light display to communications@trail.ca.

By BC Hydro on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

A new BC Hydro report finds British Columbians are keeping the holiday spirit alive at home amidst COVID-19 by adding brighter, more elaborate lighting displays and decorations this year.