Premier John Horgan released the following statement about a rally by hate groups taking place on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Vancouver:
"Hate has no place in our province. We reject all forms of racism, discrimination, intolerance and bigotry.
A motorcyclist is lucky to be alive today after hitting a moose on Hwy 3 just east of Castlegar, according to Ootischenia Deputy Fire chief Len Coates.
Coates said the call came in at 12:29 p.m., and crews arrived on scene to find BCAS and RCMP already at work.
You’re invited to Toadfest on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017between 4 and 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 30, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp.
This free, fun, family event, coordinated by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP), primarily raises awareness about the Western Toad, including its life cycle, habitat, and the challenges it faces.
Saturday and Sunday, cyclists from the Kootenays and all over British Columbia will come together for MS Bike to demonstrate their power in helping to change the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS).
IH CEO Chris Mazurkewich would like to say a few words about the amazing job of fire crews during this season on record with more than 8,450 hectares burned.
This summer, Interior Health is on the frontlines of an emergency that continues to prove how far people will go to help one another in times of crisis.
The new Glade ferry has hit some stormy waters even before it’s put together.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay’s board of directors says it will allow the new ferry to be assembled in a park in the tiny Kootenay River community — after certain conditions are met.
But meeting those conditions may mean months of delay in the ferry’s final construction.
An offer is on the table to sell one of the region's largest private companies and employers later in the fall as Pacific Insight's board of directors and officers have agreed to sell to a multi-national corporation.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre said in a media release that BC Wildfire Service reports that the McCormick Creek wildfire has grown to 410 hectares in size and is at a 50 percent containment level.
"Currently, there is a crew of 54 firefighters, four helicopters and 13 pieces of heavy equipment on site," the release said.
Jeevan Sihota of Victoria and Claire Lovan of Surrey lead the BC Juvenile Boy’s and Girl’s Golf Championships, respectively, following two rounds of play at Granite Pointe at Nelson.
Sihota maintained his dominance over the field following Thursday’s second round, firing a two-under-par 70 to lead the Boy’s Championship by seven shots over Matt Hopley of Kelowna.
Transient campers, impaired drivers as well as an increase in people consuming alcohol and drugs in the downtown core kept police busy during the past week said a Nelson Police Department media release Thursday.
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