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February 2021
By Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Feb 23 2021

Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich issued a press release Tuesday morning regarding an MVI in Fruitvale Monday, which reads as follows:

On Feb. 22, at approximately 11:04 a.m., Trail RCMP and Emergency Services attended a pedestrian-involved collision on Highway 3B in Fruitvale.

By Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Feb 23 2021

Food and beverage producers will soon have more opportunities to grow their businesses while increasing food security in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary with the development of a new food hub with locations in Rock Creek and Greenwood.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Feb 22 2021

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 COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

By Interior Health Authority on Monday Feb 22 2021

Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak on unit 4B at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH).

As of Monday morning, four patients and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. Investigation is ongoing and patients with COVID-19 from 4B are being relocated to the COVID unit.

There is no evidence of COVID-19 transmission to other areas of the hospital at this time.

By Dan Wall on Monday Feb 22 2021

We all want to live in safe, healthy, and strong communities. Making sure we have clean air to breathe, clean water to drink and healthy local food to eat are the biggest steps we can take to keep our communities thriving. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 22 2021

Approximately 40-50 people stood outside the office of Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson Monday morning carrying signs to protest the provincial health restrictions instituted by the BC Government to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Feb 22 2021
The third intake of the Province’s Work Experience Opportunities Grant has opened to help more British Columbians move toward economic recovery, thanks to broader eligibility requirements.

“Based on feedback we received during the first two intakes, we’re broadening the grant’s eligibility criteria,” said Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Pover

By Bob Hall on Monday Feb 22 2021

Veteran journalist and acclaimed Ojibwe author Tanya Talaga will discuss the current state of Indigenous resurgence in Canada on March 4 as part of Selkirk College’s Truth & Justice Speaker Series.

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Feb 22 2021

Community buildings in the Columbia Basin will see upgrades this year as part of the Trust’s Energy Sustainability Grants program the Columbia Basin Trust said in a media release.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Feb 22 2021

After a two year-long fundraising effort by the Kootenay Emergency Response Physician Association (KERPA), the hard work has resulted in purchasing a critical piece of equipment.

The new portable, compact, lightweight Cardiac Monitor can do so much to assist Emergency Physician, Dr. Nic Sparrow, at the scene of emergencies.