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By Nature Conservancy of Canada on Tuesday Jul 26 2022

Over the upcoming long weekend, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is encouraging everyone to get outside to enjoy and document the nature around them, in the name of science. 

NCC’s third-annual Big Backyard BioBlitz will run from July 28 to August 1, across the country.

By Trail Champion on Tuesday Jul 26 2022

On Thursday, July 21, at 3 p.m., frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers were conducting a foot patrol when they located a 34-year-old Trail man with an outstanding Warrant of Arrest near the Victoria Street Bridge in Trail, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jul 25 2022

Charges of first degree murder have been laid in the Whistler double-homicide.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jul 25 2022

Interior Health said in a media release Monday advising Slocan Valley residents of a temporary change to the emergency department hours at Slocan Community Health Centre in New Denver beginning today, Monday, July 25, 2022.

Interior Health said that until further notice, emergency department hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jul 25 2022

The BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need is back with a huge summer 50/50. For animals who are hurting, caring ticket purchasers are their hope of rescue and a happy future.

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jul 25 2022

A Nelson man is in stable condition after an alleged stabbing incident at Shambhala, according to Salmo RCMP NCO i/c Cpl.Darryl Orr.

"On Friday, July 22, shortly before 11 pm, Salmo RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at the Shambhala Music Festival," he said.

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jul 25 2022
Environment Canada has issued the following warning for the area:

A heat wave will impact British Columbia this week.

Threat: Daytime high temperatures 35 to 40 degrees Celsius. Early morning low temperatures 18 to 20 degrees Celsius.

When: Tuesday to Saturday.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jul 25 2022

Community Services continues to perform at below normal service levels across the regional district, according to an RDCK report.

The Quarterly Report for the second quarter confirmed that, despite all Public Health Officer restrictions coming off April 8, attendance and revenue at recreation facilities across the Regional District of Central Kootenay are under performing.

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Jul 24 2022

Traveling on a budget was likely behind a request for information that I received about camping beside the highway. The correspondent was curious to know if there are any rules in BC that would stop someone from camping on the side of the highway overnight.

By Southeast Fire Centre on Sunday Jul 24 2022

Between July 21 and July 24, the Southeast Fire Centre responded to 23 lightning-caused wildfires that were a result of small storm systems passing through the region with limited rain, following a warming and drying trend.