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By Charles Jeanes on Saturday Oct 30 2021

The Original cold war: radical democracy vs.reactionary monarchy in Europe

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Oct 29 2021

Environment Canada has issued a Special weather statement Friday for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said heavy rain is expected, with snow accumulations near the summit for Highway 3 Friday morning.

“A weather system continues to give heavy rain over Kootenay regions — snow level is currently near 1700 meters,” Environment Canada said.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Oct 29 2021

The noose has been tightened yet again as the province has increased restrictions on what unvaccinated families are able to do in order to boost the rates across the province and the Interior Health region.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 28 2021

Premier John Horgan has released the following statement regarding the state of his health:

“After noticing a lump in my neck, I went to the doctor to get a number of tests over the past few weeks. Those tests have revealed a growth in my throat that requires surgery tomorrow. Any further treatment will be determined after the surgery.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Oct 28 2021

The excessive speed of vehicles along part of Highway 6 has some residents turning to the province for help.

A petition to lower the speed limit through the community of Passmore in the Slocan Valley has been delivered to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

More people in B.C. will start to receive invitations for a COVID-19 booster shot as the Province continues its COVID-19 immunization plan, prioritizing B.C.'s elderly and most at-risk through to the December holiday.

The plan expands to include all British Columbians 12+ beginning in January 2022.

By BC Hydro on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

New research from BC Hydro finds festive lights and blow up decorations are no longer limited to just the holiday season as more British Columbians are putting up Halloween ‘mega displays.’

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

On Oct. 24, 2021, Trail and Greater District RCMP arrested the alleged suspect in this assault who will face a future court date in regards to this incident. Trail RCMP will be requesting Crown Counsel review a detailed report about the incident and pursue charges.

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By David Suzuki on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

If world representatives at the UN climate conference in Glasgow put talk into action, we could forestall the worst impacts of the rapidly accelerating climate crisis.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

While the rest of the province might be enjoying full capacity in its restaurants, theatres and sporting events, the Kootenay along with the rest of Interior Health region are still restricted, the chamber executive director says.