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By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 30 2020

In a media release Thursday, Interior Health is reporting that there are four (4) additional COVID-19 cases since last report Wednesday, now for a 360 total in region since the start of the pandemic.

Interior Health said previously, the Kelowna cluster investigation counts were based on cases linked to businesses or gatherings in Kelowna, primarily downtown.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 30 2020

The Heat Warning forecasted by Environment Canada for much of BC was expected to cool by Friday.

However, it appears most of the province, including the Boundary, West Kootenay, Slocan/Arrow Lakes and Kootenay Lake will see hot conditions through most of the  BC Holiday weekend.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 30 2020

No more going-through-the-Canada/U.S.-border-and-zigzagging-through-the-Great-White-North for Americans after Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is announced Thursday that as of July 31, 2020, at 12:01 am PDT stricter rules and additional entry conditions will be imposed on travellers transiting through Canada to Alaska for a non-discretionary purpose.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

By Holly Clermont, from The Conversation

When my kids were little, we would play a game during the TV commercials.

What was the main message, I would ask. To whom was it targeted? Did you find it convincing? Why or why not?

By The Narwhal on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

By Ben Parfitt, in The Narwhal

Provincial investigators found companies weren’t fully compliant with regulations 70 per cent of the time in the five years since a digital database of shipments was replaced with paper files shoved in cardboard boxes.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

Enhanced safety measures and additional resources will enable most students in grades K-12 to return to school on Sept. 8, 2020, with full-time in-class learning as the province moves to Stage 2 of B.C.’s Education Restart Plan.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

What started as a routine outing for a Windermere woman turned frightening, when she witnessed her dog being dragged behind her freshly stolen vehicle as it fled the downtown area late Monday afternoon.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

Front line RCMP officers seized large quantities of suspected illicit drugs during the recovery of a motor vehicle taken without the owner’s consent Tuesday morning in Trail, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

Some people have land that can grow crops, but they don’t want to farm; others want to farm and can’t find land. The solution – a program that matches people who want to farm with those who have land available to lease, and want it to stay in production or start producing crops.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jul 28 2020

With more COVID-19 restrictions lifted and Canadians embarking on summer vacations, wildlife sightings — and collisions with vehicles — are more likely to involve turtles.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is asking motorists to give turtles a brake. The conservation organization is shining a light on declining turtle populations in Canada due to collisions with vehicles.