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Addressing frontline health care needs and providing opportunities for learners to enter a rewarding career will coalesce at Selkirk College’s Trail Campus when the new Practical Nursing Diploma Program welcomes its first cohort in January 2023.

It took until 2022, but water finally made it onto the official agenda of a UN Climate Change Conference. 

This fall has been one of the worst human and bear conflict seasons on record, according to a Nelson non-profit group dedicated to reducing the encounters.

For the second time in less than a week, Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said higher elevations can expect total snowfall accumulations of 15 cm beginning Friday morning and through to the evening.

Regional News

There will be a rock under the Christmas tree for Nelson Hydro rural customers in the New Year as the city-owned utility has provincial approval to move forward with an almost 10 per cent rate increase Jan. 1.

Whether residents need shelter from intense heat, or emergency personnel need to communicate during disasters, communities must prepare to cope with extreme events like wildfires and floods. Ten projects are helping to ensure that locations within the Columbia Basin are well equipped to do so, with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Public-health officials are encouraging families and caregivers to get their kids vaccinated against influenza in advance of the holidays.

There are several respiratory viruses causing illness in B.C. Some children have had more severe illness in the past few weeks, particularly from influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Many children have not been exposed to influenza...

The Insurance Corporation of BC said in a media release that the recent snowfall on B.C.'s South Coast has led to a sudden increase in reported claims.

ICBC said on Tuesday, November 29, claims increased by 94% (3,567) compared to Tuesday of the week prior (1,837).

With the possibility of more snow in the coming days and weeks ahead, ICBC is asking drivers to slow down and...