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by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jul 14 2020

The Province and the Ktunaxa Nation Council have been working together to conserve wild huckleberry and important grizzly bear habitat.

As a result, the Province is restricting commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting to protect grizzly bear habitat in the Kootenay Boundary region.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 13 2020

The BC Hockey Hall of Fame is asking the public to rummage through garages, basements and attics to help showcase the province's rich and diverse hockey history.

Due to COVID-19, the Hall was forced to cancel the annual summer induction event.

However, the downtime has given Hall staff the opportunity to shift their focus toward creating a new exhibit.

by RDKB on Monday Jul 13 2020

The Province of BC has opened its Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) program to individuals and local governments in Regional District Kootenay Boundary Electoral Areas C/Christina Lake, D/Rural Grand Forks and E/West Boundary who have incurred uninsurable losses from landslides and overland flooding due to the 2020 freshet.

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jul 13 2020

Christina Lake became a little safer after the recent launch Friday of the Fire Rescue fire engine on pontoons.

Christina Lake Fire Rescue's fireboat is a community effort between Christina Lake Firefighter Society, Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area C/Christina Lake Director Grace McGregor, Chief Joe Geary and his fire rescue crew.

by Contributor on Monday Jul 13 2020

By Nicole Trigg, for Kootenay Conservation

Wetlands are continuing to disappear at an alarming rate, and Eva Cameron is determined to turn back the tide on this trend, at least in the Lower Columbia region, one wetland at a time.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jul 13 2020

The Heritage City is one of five communities in the BC interior to benefit from a long-term care bed announcement Monday by the Provincial Government.

by Michael Jessen on Sunday Jul 12 2020

“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” – Aldous Huxley 

We humans too easily turn wants into needs and now we are struggling collectively with the problem of excessive wants.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 10 2020

Interior Health in a media release Sunday said further testing of individuals who gathered at various Kelowna locations between June 25 and July 6 has identified additional locations in Kelowna where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.

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