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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Apr 13 2021

On the same day the province reported more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases in three days, BC announced a new vaccine registration schedule that will provide certainty for more than 1.3 million British Columbians aged 40 and older, as B.C.'s Get Vaccinated program moves forward.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Apr 10 2021

Nearly one million British Columbians have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

The Province’s Get Vaccinated program is ramping up and is calling on everyone aged 60 and older to register.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Apr 09 2021

100 Mile House RCMP is seeking assistance in a child exploitation investigation involving a teacher at a local high-school.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Apr 09 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, announced Thursday that WorkSafeBC inspectors have been given new duties in fighting the spread of COVID-19 transmissions in the workplace environment.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Apr 07 2021

RCMP said in a media release Wednesday, recent traffic stops in the Lumby area in the North Okanagan were indeed made by an officer, and not a a suspected police impersonator.

by Dan Kraus on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

During this pandemic, many Canadians have reported seeing and hearing more wildlife in their neighbourhoods.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) says coyotes in residential areas have received heightened awareness in recent weeks.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Mar 31 2021

RCMP in the north Okanagan are looking to re-unite a coin collector with his or her collection, after seizing nearly two dozen suspected stolen vintage coins from an offender stopped in Tappen, 10 kilometers north of Salmon Arm, earlier this year.

by Contributor on Saturday Mar 27 2021

Teck Coal Limited was ordered to pay a total of $60 million in fines and monetary court orders Friday March 26, 2021, after a guilty plea was entered on two counts of unlawfully depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, contrary to s. 36(3) of the Fisheries Act. In addition to the penalty, the company must also comply with a Fisheries Act Direction.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Mar 26 2021

The Prince George RCMP is pleased to confirm that the 12-year-old male youth reported missing has been located, and he is safe and sound. Thank you to the media and public for your assistance.

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The Prince George RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Prince George youth.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 24 2021

Figures released by the British Columbia Coroners Service identify 155 suspected illicit drug toxicity deaths in February, the 11th consecutive month in which the province has recorded more than 100 lives lost.

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