The NDP rose to power in 2017 vowing to take action on climate change, old-growth logging, the Trans Mountain pipeline, endangered species and more. Three years in, The Narwhal examines how the government has fared on the environment
By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal
They know the feeling of being a long way from home, that’s why a group of South Korean moms who attend Selkirk College are reaching out with kindness to the latest cohort of international students arriving to the West Kootenay.
By Kathryn Harrison and Anna Kanduth, for The Conversation
The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to the end of August 2020, with 147 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in the month.
The global pandemic has created a unique and challenging back-to-school season. Many parents, guardians and teachers are struggling to balance children’s safety with education, all while keeping their households running smoothly.
Trail local and mother of three young boys, Melissa Gresley-Jones has turned the challenges of the COVID lockdown into a positive outcome for vulnerable youth in the West Kootenay Take a Hike program.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
“Today, we are announcing 96 new cases, including seven epi-linked cases, for a total of 8,304 cases in British Columbia. (Three new cases in IHA).
The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit has assumed conduct of an investigation after first responders spotted what are believed to be human remains inside a vehicle fire now considered suspicious in nature.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), based on the recommendation from BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) has removed the Evacuation Alert for the remaining 46 properties affected by the Talbott Creek Wildfire.
The BCWS has advised that although crews continue to action the fire, the danger to people and structures has diminished.
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