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.
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:
Threats of an ant-masker flash mob in Trail appear to have been idle, as evidenced by the lack of activity police encountered.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
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