Interior Health said Tuesday in a media release that there has been an additional 20 cases of COVID-19 linked to the Big White Mountain community cluster.
Interior Health said the total number of cases identified to date is 96.
New cases are related to COVID-19 transmission that occurred within group housing, social events and gatherings.
Rick Taylor has lived on Kootenay Lake for 40 years and has seen some ups and downs in fish numbers and size but commented that the last few years have been catastrophic for the Kokanee numbers.
The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population recover after their collapse in 2013.
As the saws stop spinning for winter break at Nelson’s Silver King Campus, students in the Selkirk College Fine Woodworking Program are heading into the holidays filled with gratitude for the chance to learn in the shop environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on young Canadians who are trying to find work. Employers also face challenges when recruiting and hiring workers while adapting to the realities of the pandemic.
Environment Canada is advising the public to consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve due to a Winter Storm Warning for the Southern Interior of BC.
"A deepening Pacific low will make its way across Washington state during the day then will cross the southeast corner of B.C. tonight," Environment Canada said.
In a media release Friday, Interior Health identified an additional 16 cases of COVID-19 linked to the Big White Mountain community cluster.
The total number of cases identified to date is 76.
Interior Health said the investigation continues to reveal most cases are related to COVID-19 transmission that occurred within group housing, social events and gatherings.
Nelson Fire and Rescue Services said in a media release Wednesday that a Nelson resident was taken to hospital with minor injuries following an explosion Tuesday afternoon at a residential complex near Selkirk College Silver King Campus in Rosemont.
In a media release Wednesday, Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak related to the Teck mining operations near Elkford.
Interior Health said the outbreak has 27 confirmed cases and spans three sites operated by Teck Mining Ltd impacting Interior Health and out-of-province residents.