Patients who took sleep tests in Kelowna between 2007 and 2011 may need to be re-tested or re-diagnosed, says Interior Health Authority (IHA) review released this week.
Seventeen black bears terrorizing campsites and RV parks at Christina Lake over the last couple of months have been killed.
“We ended up in a situation quite a few times where we had bears frequenting high concentrations of people – not being scared off, not respecting humans, getting into garbage,” said Insp. Aaron Canuel of the Ministry of Environment. “The public safety concern was so severe that we had no choice at that point in time but to humanely destroy them.”
Castlegar has it’s own bonafide hero, this according to Canada’s Governor General, the Right Honourable David Johnston.
On behalf of Johnston, Mayor Lawrence Chernoff presented Castlegar’s Ron Anderson (of Yule Anderson Chartered Accountants), with a Certificate of Commendation award at Sept. 19’s regular council meeting.
The award stemmed from an event that occurred May 23, 2007, in which Anderson was instrumental in saving a stranger’s life.
Healthy aging is important for everyone, says the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C.
“And it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well,” says Linda Hoskin, the Society’s regional support and education coordinator.
To help area residents, the Society will run an informational workshop, Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health, on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Grand Forks campus of Selkirk College.
So, I’m here today to nosh on a heaping helping of good, old-fashioned crow, as I totally reverse a passionate position I took in a similar column several years back. As long as said crow is locally-grown, I think I can choke it down.
A group of Grand Forks and Christina Lake business owners spent a couple of hours giving the Province of B.C. advice on Tuesday morning.
Four preventable incidents this month requiring massive drains on local RCMP and Search and Rescue (S&R) resources have police asking the public to apply common sense when heading into local backcountry.