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January 2021
By Contributor on Thursday Jan 21 2021

To kick off the new year, the Canada Safety Council would like to remind you that winter driving requires extra caution.

“Winter driving can be challenging at any time but more so when snow and slush interfere with solid contact with the road and the clear visibility we enjoy in the non-winter season,” said Gareth Jones, President and CEO of the Canada Safety Council.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 20 2021

A former senior hockey player and long-time advocate for kid sports began conducting his own one-person protest outside the Civic Centre Arena after the Regional District of Central Kootenay announced it was closing the ice facility at the end of January.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jan 20 2021

The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.

By The Conversation on Tuesday Jan 19 2021

By Corey A. Bradshaw, Daniel T. Blumstein, and Paul Ehrlich, for The Conversation

Anyone with even a passing interest in the global environment knows all is not well. But just how bad is the situation? Our new paper shows the outlook for life on Earth is more dire than is generally understood.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Jan 18 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jan 18 2021

With the resignation of Castlegar Mayor Bruno Tassone, the city is undertaking the challenging task of a by-election during a pandemic.

Luckily, according to city communications manager Bree Seabrook, there have been enough elections since the appearance of Covid-19 to provide staff with direction on how to approach the issue in a safe and direct manner.

By Trail Champion on Monday Jan 18 2021

Threats of an ant-masker flash mob in Trail appear to have been idle, as evidenced by the lack of activity police encountered.

By Trail Champion on Monday Jan 18 2021

On Jan. 15, at 6:03 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of a stabbing that just occurred near the Cenotaph in downtown Trail, according to Trail RCMP top cop Mike Wicentowich.

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 18 2021

Trail and Greater District RCMP has launched a criminal investigation after a disturbance escalated to an alleged assault, on Jan.14, 2021 at Red Mountain Ski Resort in Rossland, according to RCMP detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Contributor on Monday Jan 18 2021

The Air Cadets received a big helping hand to its continuing efforts to raise money to fix the Cadet Hall roof today as the Castlegar Rotary Club presented them with a check for $1,000.