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By Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

Ed. Note: This information was provided by the Columbia basin Rural Developmnet Institute.

It is time again to exercise your right to vote! The Federal Election is today - Monday, October 21, 2019.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019
We took four Kootenay zone teams to the end of season Kamploops 7s tournament on the Thanksgiving weekend. This is one of the largest junior tournaments in North America with teams from all over BC and Alberta.
By CBT on Monday Oct 21 2019

Many families in the Columbia Basin rely upon child care. To help meet this need for quality spaces, 67 child care providers in 24 communities will be creating up to 198 new spaces and improving 1,256 spaces.

By Trail Champion on Monday Oct 21 2019

The wee hours of Saturday morning saw police dealing with back-to-back public intoxication files, according to a press release issued today.

By Trail Champion on Monday Oct 21 2019

Police are searching for a man in hopes of having a conversation with him and ensuring that he and those around him are safe, but not in connection with any crime, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

The Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrated the Grand Opening of its Solar Farm last Friday, October 18, 2019.  The Tŝilhqot’in Solar Farm is located 80 km west of Williams Lake on what is known as the Riverwest Sawmill.  The 1.25-MW solar farm is the largest of its kind in British Columbia and is one hundred percent developed, built, owned and operated by the Tŝilhqot’in Nation.

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 20 2019

Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas, quiet anchorages and excellent fishing but it is not without its challenges that necessitate self-sufficiency and taking some additional precautions to keep from running into trouble.
 

By Interior Health Authority on Saturday Oct 19 2019

Interior Health (IH) is urging residents using or considering using drugs to reconsider, or take steps to prevent overdose, following several severe illicit drug overdoses in the Castlegar area.

The overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

Anyone using illicit drugs is advised to take steps to reduce the risk:    

By Contributor on Thursday Oct 17 2019

VICTORIA - Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has confirmed the first probable case of a vaping-related illness in B.C.

There are several other investigations underway that may also meet the case definition of probable or confirmed vaping-related illness in the near future.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 17 2019

The judge hearing the case of a man charged in the shooting of an RCMP officer last week near Argenta has decided not to place a publication ban on information surrounding the case.