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The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is developing a Community Heritage Register to formally acknowledge places of cultural heritage significance. The public is being asked to complete a survey to better capture the places that matter to the community as a whole.

Phony currency has police warning retailers and the public to be wary of high-denomination bills such as $50 and $100, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Recent thefts and the approaching holiday season have police reminding residents to be diligent in securing deliveries and packages.

Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said deliveries left on front doorsteps may be targeted by opportunistic thieves.

Local author and former Source/Champion columnist (30-Something Scribbles) Christine Esovoloff will be in Castlegar for a book signing this Saturday.

Regional News

Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Shane Simpson and NDP colleague and Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall made a stop at Community Futures in Nelson Thursday to announce new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays.

RCMP said a 33-year-old male is in critical condition following a two-vehicle accident that closed Highway 3A/6 west of Nelson for a considerable amount of time Wednesday evening.

The Province will restrict vapour product access, flavours, nicotine content, packaging and advertising, and intends to increase taxes on vapour products, to protect youth from risks associated with vaping.

“Some vaping manufacturers are using flavours and advertising to entice and normalize vaping for youth – introducing a new generation to very high levels of a very...

More than 50,000 kits containing the life-saving medication naloxone have been used to reverse opioid overdoses in B.C.

In total, 175,022 naloxone kits have been reported distributed to people who use drugs and those who are likely to witness an overdose through the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Take Home Naloxone program.

”Every free naloxone kit distributed in B.C. is...