Similar to the rest of the province, cases of COVID-19 continue to decline in the Kootenay Boundary following the release Wednesday on the B.C. Centre of Disease Control website of the Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map.
Golden is now has the most reported COVID-19 cases for the region with 16 cases.
The Trail and Greater District RCMP is warning the public about a new sextortion tactic being used to target youth.
As we mark the 70th annual Mental Health Awareness Week I’d like to take this opportunity to recognize the toll that the ongoing pandemic is having on people’s feelings of stress, loneliness, and anxiety.
Front line RCMP officers were dispatched on May 4, not on a combat mission, but to a sighting of what turned out to be an auto theft suspect allegedly abandoning a stolen dump truck alongside Highway 97C between Ashcroft and Logan Lake BC.
To the Citizens of Rossland From Rossland City Council:
Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore is currently in the USA. While not breaking any laws, she travelled contrary to current Federal and Provincial Public Health recommendations against non-essential travel which has raised significant concerns in our community.
A suspected police impersonator is facing potential charges after an off-duty RCMP officer spotted him allegedly conducting what investigators believed to be a traffic stop according to Southeast District, according Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy
To The Editor:
It is with great sadness that we must announce the Cancellation of Rossland Golden City Days and the Rossland Fall Fair.
The Golden City Days Committee and the Rossland Fall Fair committee have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's event due to COVID-19.
To get British Columbians active in preventing and stopping the spread of harmful invasive species, the BC government has officially declared the entire month of May as Invasive Species Action Month.
You may have seen the headlines. A recent Canadian Supreme Court ruling affirmed the Aboriginal Rights of “extinct” Sinixt living in Washington state.
There is a considerable amount of confusion around Sinixt “extinction.” While the landmark ruling in the Desautel case is certainly a cause for celebration, Sinixt are still extinct in the same way they were before this case.
Another West Kootenay Mayor is coming under fire for travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore recently travelled south of the 49th parallel get vaccinated, while at the same time spending time with family.
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