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February 2021
By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Feb 28 2021

"Don't pedestrians have to use the sidewalks?" asks a reader. The concern expressed here is that when a safe place is provided for pedestrians away from traffic flow, some people choose not to use it. The reader observes that these people make life difficult for drivers by adding one more hazard on the roadway.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 28 2021

The Regional District of Central Kootenay, in partnership with Whitewater Ski Resort, is receiving a funding grant under the B.C. Government’s Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP) destination development stream worth $1 Million.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Sunday Feb 28 2021

The 150th anniversary of British Columbia joining Canada arrives at a time when people and institutions are being asked to reckon with the foundational impacts of racism in our society. Challenging Racist British Columbia: 150 Years and Counting, is a new publication examining the long history of racist policies that have impacted Indigenous, Black and racialized communities in the p

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Feb 26 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 COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

By Castlegar Source on Friday Feb 26 2021

A local woman made her first court appearance Feb. 23, after the alleged home invasion/dual stabbing of two teens in a Castlegar home Sunday.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Feb 26 2021

An individual believed to be responsible for carrying out an armed robbery Thursday evening, in downtown Castlegar, remains in custody as police continue to investigate, according to Castlegar detachment commanding officer Sgt. Monty Taylor.

By City of Castlegar on Friday Feb 26 2021

Construction on the Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Project - Phase 2 gets underway Monday, March 1.

The project starts with work between 18th and 21st Streets. In the first week of construction, crews will be marking out existing infrastructure, clearing brush and trees, and removing asphalt. Throughout March residents can expect to see:

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Feb 25 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 COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 395 new cases, including 12 epi-linked cases, for a total of 78,673 cases in British Columbia.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Feb 25 2021

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Thursday for  Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass — with total snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 cm expected.

“A frontal system will move across the B.C. interior today,” Environment Canada website said Thursday. “Snow heavy at times will persist through this evening.”

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Feb 24 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 COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 456 new cases, including two epi-linked cases, for a total of 78,278 cases in British Columbia.