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By Contributor on Friday Feb 16 2018

A series of winter storms since the start of the year have created a complex snowpack in many of British Columbia’s backcountry recreation areas.

There is considerable risk of natural and human-caused avalanches, and search-and-rescue teams have responded to more than 160 incidents since Jan. 1, 2018.

By The Fraser Institute on Thursday Feb 15 2018

British Columbia currently enjoys one of the strongest fiscal positions in Canada because of modest spending growth over the last decade or so—compared to greater spending increases pursued in other provinces, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

By Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Feb 15 2018

The City of Grand Forks is planning power outages beginning Sunday.

The planned outages are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 18th and from 8:30 a.m.to approximately 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21st.

City staff said outages are for upgrading sections of the power line.

"Please see the map for the approximate areas," the City website said.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Business continues to be on the rise for Kaslo Sourdough after local bakery recently joined 10 other organizations receiving funding to support innovative products in British Columbia’s agriculture and processed food and beverage sectors.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Even with the recent taste of spring-like weather it's obvious Old Man Winter just doesn't want to leave quite yet as Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement for the southern interior of BC.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 14 2018

Grand Forks RCMP are recommending numerous charges after a male took police on a chase that ended in Midway late Tuesday night.

In a media release Wednesday, police said the eight-hour chase started at approximately 3 p.m. in Grand Forks near the Interfor mill.

Police said the complainant was able to provide a description of a suspect and vehicle the suspect was operating.

By DeSmog Canada on Wednesday Feb 14 2018

By Sarah Cox, of DeSmog Canada

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday Feb 14 2018

Next Tuesday, the BC government presents its first full budget and it’s an opportunity to tackle significant crises of affordability, inequality, poverty and environmental degradation.

To do so in a meaningful way, the government must think big and be bold.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

Historic investments in housing and child care are at the heart of the speech from the throne, which focused on making life more affordable, creating more opportunity for people and a brighter future for British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

Basketball officials throughout the province are at is again, joining forces to raise money and awareness to its Pink Whistle Campaign.

The annual campaign, which runs during the month of February strives to raise funds for all cancers.