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By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement:

“Over the last couple of days, our cabinet has met to seek solutions to the challenges people face in British Columbia.

“These include the high cost of living and the stresses on primary care. Working to make life better for people is why we are here and that continues to be my focus.

By Teck Trail Operations on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced a Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) pilot project at its Trail Operations metallurgical complex in southern British Columbia.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 27 2022

Matti Erickson of Nelson shocked the field as the former L.V. Rogers athlete won three medals at the Canadian National Track and Field Championships this past weekend in Langley.

Erickson, who completed his freshman cross country season at the University of Oregon, won both the 800 meter and 1500-meter races in the U20 category.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jun 27 2022

To the Editor:

Kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka) are a member of the salmonidae family.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jun 27 2022

Kimberley RCMP is asking for public assistance in regards to a fatal accident Friday on Highway 95A near Stirton Road, south of Marysville.

RCMP said on Friday, June 24, 2022, at approximately 4:50 p.m., officers responded to a head-on collision involving two vehicles.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jun 27 2022

Capital cost considerations could outstrip the reach of a project to construct a docking facility for a North Shore, largely boat access community, a regional district feasibility study revealed.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jun 26 2022

The upcoming weather forecast is predicting continued unsettled conditions throughout the province while a significant risk builds over the short-term for a potential heavy rain to fall on a melting snow pack.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 25 2022

A recent online educational start-up from Nelson has brought their content into the free realm.

Thanks to an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Ministry of Education, all students in Focused ED in B.C. public schools will be able to access Live It Earth’s bilingual — place-based online education programming.

By BC Hydro on Friday Jun 24 2022

BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will increase noticeably on Saturday, June 25. These changes are in addition to the flow changes that took place on Thursday, June 23 and Friday, June 24.  

•           At 6 a.m., flows will increase from 1,444 m3/s to 1,585 m3/s.

By BC Hydro on Friday Jun 24 2022

BC Hydro data shows a rise in air conditioning (AC) use in B.C. homes has significantly increased summer electricity demand and it is forecasting this upward trend will continue due to climate change.