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By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 26 2021

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

"Today, we are reporting 407 new cases, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 65,234 cases in British Columbia.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 26 2021

British Columbians are a step closer to receiving their COVID-19 immunizations, with additional details and timelines released for the largest and most complex immunization plan to ever roll out in B.C.

By Trail Champion on Tuesday Jan 26 2021

RCMP arrested an armed man who allegedly pushed his way past staff inside the Rossland City Hall earlier this morning, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich..

"On Jan. 26, just moments before 7 a.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP responded to an unfolding incident where an individual armed with a bow and arrow had entered inside the Rossland City Hall.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jan 25 2021

Interior Health announced in Monday’s media release that three more people have died during the weekend due to COVID-19 for a total of 62 deaths in the region.

The announcement comes as BC recorded 26 new COVID-19 related deaths for a total of 1,154 in the province.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 25 2021

To The Editor:

The War Amps Key Tag Service is celebrating a milestone this year – its 75th anniversary.

By Contributor on Monday Jan 25 2021

By Emanuel Sequera, KIJHL Director of Communications

Becoming the coach-GM of the Grand Forks Border Bruins was the challenge Emery Olauson needed.

“I needed to know that I love this and that I want to do this,” says Olauson, who held the position for three years (2015-18) and was named Coach of the Year in 2016.

By Contributor on Monday Jan 25 2021

In a year unlike any other, Small Business BC is celebrating the perseverance of small businesses by asking the public to nominate their favorite entrepreneurs for a Small Business BC Award.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 25 2021

To The Editor:

Congratulations to Brittny Anderson on taking her hard-won seat in the Legislature. In your campaign, Brittny you expressed deep concern about BC’s environmental crises. Now in Victoria you will come up against challenges working with your party on these issues.

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jan 25 2021

Newly sworn in MLA for Boundary-Similkameen said in a media release that more training opportunities for health care assistants at Selkirk College will strengthen the level of care for people in long-term care and assisted living residences.

By Contributor on Saturday Jan 23 2021

Researchers say "proforestation" policies are the fastest and most effective way to draw excess CO2 out of the atmosphere.

By Kate S. Petersen for Environmental Health News