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April 2020
By Letters to the editor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Dear Editor,

My name is Amy and I am a recent Selkirk College graduate.

When I say recent, I mean recent. I graduated February 28, 2020 and, within days of said graduation, COVID-19 started its climb to the pandemic that it is currently.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Cases:

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“We are announcing 55 new cases, for a total of 1,121 cases in British Columbia.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Thursday Apr 02 2020

British Columbia Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) has issued a memorandum that will change, effective immediately, how first responders—including those with the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Fire Services—are dispatched to emergency medical calls.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Nelson Police said several individuals were arrested during a blitz in the Railtown District Thursday.

In a media release, police said the arrests came after the department received several complaints in regards increased criminal activity in the Railtown area of Nelson.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Apr 02 2020
Police are looking for public tips regarding a suspected arson fire last Saturday.
"On March 28, at 1:38 a.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received a report of a suspicious fire that occurred in the 1600 block of McQuarrie Street, in East Trail," said Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
By Bob Hall on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Selkirk College Saints have started to build for the 2020-2021 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season with the addition of a proven competitor between the pipes and a power forward who can put the puck in the net.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) today announced that it is extending the closure of recreation facilities and services until the provincial government advises that they can open again. RDCK recreation facilities were closed on Monday, March 16.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

In support of the BC education sector’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of in-school classes, the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA) is now offering BC teachers free access to the online resource and collaboration platform BetterEducate.

 

By Benjamin Phillips on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to welcome forward David Sacco, a University of New Hampshire commit, to the Smoke Eaters organization for the upcoming season.