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Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Friday for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said a heavy snowfall is expected beginning Friday night and into Saturday afternoon with accumulation of 15-20 cm.

KidSport™ has launched their 10th annual Give the Gift of Sport™ fundraising campaign, calling on Canadians to donate online at

Earlier this week, NDP MP Richard Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) raised how important it is to help communities in the face of the ongoing flooding in B.C.

RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the remains of a man whose body was discovered near Merritt B.C. in late September 2019.

Regional News

The heat is on for climate change in the region.

According to a recent Columbia Basin report, if sizeable global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions do not occur, people in the region can expect up to 42 more days per year with maximum daytime temperatures over 25 degrees Celsius.

In a short statement on the league website, the Kootenay International Hockey League announced that the Beaver Valley Nitehawks have been sanctioned for violations under the league’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

ICBC and police are teaming up for the annual December CounterAttack campaign, urging drivers to be responsible and plan in advance for a safe ride home this holiday season.

The campaign kicks off this weekend and police will be looking for impaired drivers at roadchecks set up across the province throughout December.

More people may choose to attend holiday gatherings this year...

The vast majority of B.C. public servants are fully vaccinated, providing the best defence for themselves and the British Columbians they serve.

More than 98% of people working for the provincial government have met the requirement under the proof of vaccination policy that came into effect on Nov. 22, 2021, and are partially or fully vaccinated.

Data submitted by ministries to...