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Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Friday for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said a heavy snowfall is expected beginning Friday night and into Saturday afternoon with accumulation of 15-20 cm.

Snow heavy at times is expected.

In a short statement on the league website, the Kootenay International Hockey League announced that the Beaver Valley Nitehawks have been sanctioned for violations under the league’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

The KIJHL statement said the sanctions stem from the participation of two...

Regional News

The results of an online survey on the Zincton backcountry ski development show overwhelming support for some of the broad themes of the project.

Twenty-three questions were delivered in the online survey that saw a total of 696 people respond, with a yes-or-no format on several of the major ideas contained in the development.

An additional 8,000 households in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) will benefit from green bin collection of food waste materials in 2022 thanks to a CleanBC Organics Infrastructure and Collection Program (OICP) grant of $702,905 from the Province of B.C.

As of Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, 85.5% (4,261,317) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.0% (4,085,935) have received their second dose.

In addition, 91.3% (4,232,872) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 88.1% (4,085,907) received their second dose and 11% (492,236) have...

The vast majority of B.C. public servants are fully vaccinated, providing the best defence for themselves and the British Columbians they serve.

More than 98% of people working for the provincial government have met the requirement under the proof of vaccination policy that came into effect on Nov. 22, 2021, and are partially or fully vaccinated.

Data submitted by ministries to...