A 41-year-old Castlegar resident, Erik Larsen, is back in custody after being released on Sept. 8, 2020, according to Castlegar top cop RCMP Sgt. Monty Taylor..
Parliament begins its fall session this coming week and I have just returned from a week of meetings in Ottawa to discuss how that sitting will look—both in terms of how we will meet and the policies the government may bring forward in the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday.
By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health
The past seven months reflect some of most turbulent times our country has seen, so if you are feeling anxious and confused, I understand.
Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
After having an employee confirmed to have Covid-19, Teck Trail is reassuring their employees and the larger community that they are working very hard to stop the spread of the virus, and are taking many precautions during this pandemic. They issued the following statement on Sept. 18:
More than 200 B.C. firefighters and related personnel are heading to the U.S. to help battle extreme fire activity in Oregon.
The BC government released its much anticipated old growth forests report recently, and cautious optimism best describes the reaction to its recommendations from its independent panel.
On the plus side, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, acknowledges that old growth forest management needs to change.
The BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) and its local member club, the West Arm Outdoors Club, are thrilled about the angling public’s response to their Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP).
RCMP said the search for a missing Lardeau resident last seen prior to venturing out on a canoe excursion on Duncan Lake in the North Kootenay region has been suspended.
RCMP said in a media release Sunday the going search for 58-year-old Thomas Schreiber, continued on Saturday, September 19, both on land and in the water.
As COVID-19 cases continue to spike in the province — Thursday, the province reported a record high 165 new cases — BC Public Health announced a new method of testing now available for children.
During Thursday’s COVID-19 media briefing, Dr. Bonnie Henry said the new test available for children is a saline mouth rinse and gargle sample.