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By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 31 2020

As the COVID-19 numbers in BC continue to rise, Interior Health has seen only marginal increases and recently declared the Kelowna cluster over after cases per week remained low for four weeks.

By The Narwhal on Monday Aug 31 2020

By Matt Simmons, for The Narwhal

Analysis shows temporarily stopping fishing would lead to gains of up to 10 times above the status quo after 30 years

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 31 2020

For the second time in just over a year Trustee Allan Gribbin is facing “censure” by the Kootenay Lake School Board.

The Board of School District No. 8, Kootenay Lake, announced the decision to censure Trustee Gribbin Monday in a media release following a closed meeting Tuesday, August 25th.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Aug 31 2020

Despite strong fiscal results in the first three quarters of 2019-20, unforeseen changes in the fourth quarter due to COVID-19, including declines in tax revenues, ICBC losses and early measures to tackle the pandemic, affected the Province’s 2019-20 financial results.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 28 2020

The COVID-19 information most of the public in West Kootenay/Boundary wanted to hear was released Thursday by the BC Public Health Office on the BC Centre of Disease Control website.

During Thursday’s COVID-19 briefing, Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC’s provincial health officer, released the latest information for communities across the province.

By Contributor on Thursday Aug 27 2020

This week, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is holding a virtual event encouraging people to observe nature and learn more about habitats and species in their backyards and neighbourhoods.

NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz is part of the non-profit organization’s mandate to connect Canadians with nature.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 27 2020

 The Talbot Creek Wildfire, which has grown to an estimated size of 323 hectares, experienced minimal growth overnight Wednesday the BC Wildfire Service website said.

“The minimal growth occurred within control lines,” BC Wildfire Service said.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Aug 27 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are announcing 68 new cases, including four epi-linked case since we reported on Wednesday, for a total of 5,372 cases in British Columbia.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Aug 27 2020

The Ministry of Education outlined its back to school plans for K-12 families are now posted for all 60 school districts, allowing parents and families can prepare to support their children for a safe return to the classroom.

By Contributor on Wednesday Aug 26 2020

Athletes throughout British Columbia will be able to engage in more organized sport activities and some competitive play as the Province moves to Phase 3 of the Return to Sport Guidelines.

“I know athletes and their families have been missing the joy of competition these past few months,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture.