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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday May 02 2023

The province’s choice to continue to log old growth forest in B.C. is not only endangering mountain caribou but also the environment and its people, says a local conservation group.

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday May 02 2023

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre is asking Boundary residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding.

The RDKB said with increasing temperatures and the possibility of heavy precipitation in the forecast later this week, waters are expected to rise.

by Contributor on Tuesday May 02 2023

By Samantha Holomay

"We are having people coming in, given Narcan, and they are not responding to it," said a Registered Nurse.

A withdrawal and detox management nurse says she has far more patients detoxing in her care after the provincial government decriminalized certain substances.  

by Contributor on Monday May 01 2023

In a media release on its website Monday, the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) has announced a new path, continuing its mission to build a world class college-track junior league for players seeking NCAA and U Sports Scholarships and to establish a tier of hockey that to date has not been seen in Canada.

by CBT on Sunday Apr 30 2023

From buying portable water tanks and equipment trailers, to providing specialized training and gear to their wildfire-fighting crews, 12 small communities and First Nations are taking action to reduce the threat of wildfires. These projects are being done with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Apr 28 2023

Public engagement on regional district climate actions will continue after nearly 100 people showed up at the April 20 regional district board meeting to raise concerns over a lack of engagement.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 27 2023

By Jesse Zeman, BCWF Executive Director 

Beaver dams are a marvel of nature, creating natural wetlands that are home to myriad species in addition to the furry families that build them. Dams create riparian zones, saturate soils, and store water for slow release, helping to regulate flow and temperature in fish-bearing streams. 

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Apr 27 2023

In a media release Thursday, Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, Kananaskis Country, and the province of British Columbia, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning (SPAW) for recreational backcountry users across the mountainous regions of western Canada.