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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

Interior Health said Tuesday that there has been increased COVID-19 activity in the Revelstoke region as well as identifying an additional 25 cases of COVID-19 linked to the Big White Mountain community cluster.

In Revelstoke, Interior Health is reminding all residents to maintain their efforts to prevent community transmission.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

While Jeremy Irons has loved his career in public service, the Kimberley resident is ready to ride off into the retirement sunset after winning the $1 million Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize for the draw on December 26, 2020.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

In a prepared statement Tuesday, the BC Hockey has announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup and 2021 Coy Cup.

by Contributor on Monday Jan 04 2021

Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) announced effective Monday, grant applications for the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program (CIP/AAP) will be accepted.

The programs support local projects that provide additional value to Basin communities and that benefit the broad community and public good.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 04 2021

Interior Health said in a media release Sunday that an outbreak has been declared at Creekside Landing in Vernon, with two residents and two staff testing positive for COVID-19.

Interior Health said all individuals in close contact with the individuals are in self-isolation and monitoring for symptoms.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 01 2021

Environment Canada has issued a Winter Storm alert New Year’s Day for Highway 3, including the Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said drivers can expect to see hazardous winter conditions over the next couple of days as a series of disturbances will move across the BC Interior bringing significant snowfall to many mountain passes.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Dec 31 2020

The race for the top baby name in British Columbia in 2020 has come to a close, and Olivia once again has taken the lead for the most popular name for babies born this year.

Olivia is followed by Liam, Oliver, Noah, Lucas, Emma, Theodore, Benjamin, Ethan and Charlotte, according to the Vital Statistics Agency’s preliminary figures from Jan. 1 to Dec. 17, 2020.

by The Narwhal on Wednesday Dec 30 2020

A surprising thing happened at The Narwhal during the very-bad-not-at-all-good year of 2020: we wrote more good news and solutions-focused stories than ever before

By Carol Linnet, for The Narwhal

You don’t need me to tell you what the seven years of 2020 have been like. 

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