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by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 07 2022
If you have one day a year to spare, you can play an important role in a multi-year international study of B.C.’s mule deer. 

Since 2019, dozens of volunteers have been tending wildlife cameras across 30,000 square kilometres of the southern Interior to better understand changes in the mule deer population, their health, their movements and their predators. 

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jun 07 2022

A police check of a vessel with no power or wind near the Canada/U.S. marine border lead to the arrest of a man on outstanding warrants and the seizure of the boat and other stolen property.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 07 2022

British Columbians can expect cooler and wetter conditions in June, which means the fire hazard is anticipated to remain low through the early summer, as shown in the BC Wildfire Service’s latest seasonal outlook.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 31 2022

Three Vancouver Island men have been charged for running a cryptocurrency-funded dark web drug trafficking ring.

In early 2019, BC RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) - Cybercrime Operations Group initiated an online undercover investigation into an international dark web organized crime group with the vendor name AlwaysOverweight.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 25 2022
FireSmart BC and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness BC, are calling on residents of British Columbia to start preparing for wildfire using simple, proven steps to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on their property and communities. 

Simple landscaping tasks and chores like watering and mowing the lawn, cleaning the gutters, and s

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 25 2022

On the afternoon of May 24, 2022 Sidney / North Saanich RCMP were contacted by employees at the Victoria International Airport after a checked bag with suspicious looking items was located at the departures check in.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 25 2022

People throughout the Interior will benefit from upgrades to not-for-profit services and programs with additional funding from B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program.

Thirteen new capital project grants were awarded throughout the Interior region for a total of $1 million.

by Contributor on Thursday May 19 2022

As drivers hit the road this Victoria Day long weekend, ICBC (Insurance Cooporation of BC) and police are asking drivers to watch their speed.

ICBC said on average, 480 people are injured and three people are killed in 1,800 crashes — including 63 people injured in 270 crashes throughout the Southern Interior — in the province over Victoria Day long weekend.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 17 2022

In response to an ever-increasing number of seniors being targeted by frauds and scams, the BC RCMP Federal Policing Prevention and Engagement (FPPE) team launched a proactive community outreach campaign to prevent seniors from falling victim to the vast array of sophisticated and constantly evolving scams.

by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Sunday May 15 2022

As the mercury slowly rises, many Canadians are making springtime plans for their lawns, backyards, flower beds and gardens.

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