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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 30 2020

As people celebrate Halloween, Interior Health is urging the public to be cautious as BC moves through the second wave of COVID-19.

Interior Health said the rise in cases is reflected across B.C. and it is important everyone does their part to reduce the risk of further exposures in our communities.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 29 2020

Regrettably, Interior Health reported its third COVID-19 relate death in the region, President and CEO Susan Brown said in a media release Wednesday.

Brown said the person was a man in his 70s.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Bonners Ferry Station seized five duffel bags of narcotics valued at approximately $2.16 million just south of the United States/Canada border on Friday a news release on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website said.

by Contributor on Monday Oct 26 2020

 Five British Columbians and an Alberta man are facing numerous charges in relation to the illicit production of synthetic drugs.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 26 2020

Elections BC announced Monday that it estimates at least 52.4% of registered voters voted in the 2020 Provincial General Election.

In a media release, Elections BC said 670,324 voters voted in their electoral district during the advance voting period, and 546,877 voters voted on Election Day at their assigned voting place.

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 25 2020

The NDP is projected to form a majority government following Saturday's provincial election, with Katrine Conroy being re-elected in Kootenay West by a landslide, and Brittny Anderson, NDP has been declared the provisional winner in Nelson-Creston. The West Kootenay EcoSociety congratulates our local elected MLAs and wants to work together on the following priorities.

by Timothy Schafer on Saturday Oct 24 2020

This story has been updated with most recent vote count from Elections BC on October 25, 2020, 1:58 a.m.

The BC Election race turned into a sprint as an NDP majority government was declared elected barely 90 minutes after the polling stations closed across the province Saturday night.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Oct 24 2020

More than 700 elementary, middle and high schools participating in the Student Vote program for the 2020 British Columbia election mirrored the electorate in the province to predict the final outcome of the provincial count.

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