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October 2021
By BC Hydro on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

New research from BC Hydro finds festive lights and blow up decorations are no longer limited to just the holiday season as more British Columbians are putting up Halloween ‘mega displays.’

By Teck Trail Operations on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

On Nov. 3, Teck Trail Operations, the Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue and the Regional District Kootenay Boundary Emergency Program will be staging an emergency response exercise.

By Katrine Conroy on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

 Katrine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West, says the New Democrat government’s grants for local not-for-profit organizations will support arts and culture and sports organizations, enriching the lives of community members.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

People in British Columbia continue to take action to remove problem plastics from communities and the natural environment.

New legislation will mean the Province can move more quickly to remove plastic debris through phased-in provincewide product bans.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

On Oct. 24, 2021, Trail and Greater District RCMP arrested the alleged suspect in this assault who will face a future court date in regards to this incident. Trail RCMP will be requesting Crown Counsel review a detailed report about the incident and pursue charges.

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By Trail Champion on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

A Trail man got a visit from police last weekend after a resident saw a frightening sight, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

Police are warning the public that mixing drugs with alcohol could have serious side effects, and to be cautious after a Rossand youth fell ill according to RCMP Sgt Mike Wicentowich.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

If world representatives at the UN climate conference in Glasgow put talk into action, we could forestall the worst impacts of the rapidly accelerating climate crisis.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

More than 110 arts and culture projects — including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour — have received a total of $750,000 in funding support for the 2021-22 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

While the rest of the province might be enjoying full capacity in its restaurants, theatres and sporting events, the Kootenay along with the rest of Interior Health region are still restricted, the chamber executive director says.