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January 2021
By The Conversation on Tuesday Jan 19 2021

By Corey A. Bradshaw, Daniel T. Blumstein, and Paul Ehrlich, for The Conversation

Anyone with even a passing interest in the global environment knows all is not well. But just how bad is the situation? Our new paper shows the outlook for life on Earth is more dire than is generally understood.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Jan 18 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 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

By Trail Champion on Monday Jan 18 2021

Threats of an ant-masker flash mob in Trail appear to have been idle, as evidenced by the lack of activity police encountered.

By Trail Champion on Monday Jan 18 2021

On Jan. 15, at 6:03 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of a stabbing that just occurred near the Cenotaph in downtown Trail, according to Trail RCMP top cop Mike Wicentowich.

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 18 2021

Trail and Greater District RCMP has launched a criminal investigation after a disturbance escalated to an alleged assault, on Jan.14, 2021 at Red Mountain Ski Resort in Rossland, according to RCMP detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jan 18 2021

While Christmas 2020 is now in the review mirror, a Castlegar couple, with ties to both Nelson and Rossland, are looking for an extra something in their stockings — thoughts of bringing newborn baby Zoey home.

Brett and Kendra (Wayling) Uniat were blessed with the birth of the amazing daughter Zoey on Thanksgiving Day, October 12, 2020.

By Bob Hall on Monday Jan 18 2021

Helping reduce the crushing mental and physical toll the COVID-19 pandemic is having on seniors in the Castlegar area, a pair of Selkirk College Nursing Program students are shining a light on what is required moving forward for older adults in British Columbia.

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Jan 17 2021

I often hear comments that a friend or family member should not be driving. This person is usually either an older driver or a person suffering from health issues known to the person making the comment. These people also express the wish that someone would do something about it.

By Contributor on Sunday Jan 17 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily halted human activities around the world, the positive effects on the environment were visibly apparent. Now, nearly a year later, a waste crisis involving disposable items such as plastic bags, take-out containers, and personal protective equipment like masks and gloves has surfaced.

By Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Jan 17 2021

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.