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by John Horgan on Sunday Aug 11 2019

On my trip to the Okanagan in June, I stopped by Mariposa Farms fruit stand to buy some cherries. The owner, Kulwinder, has been farming in the Similkameen Valley since 1987. Every box of B.C. cherries or bag of locally grown apples she sells helps support her family and the families of her employees.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 09 2019

RCMP in Revelstoke are warning residents to know the law if they intend to grow cannabis after an annual tour led to the execution of a search warrant last month.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 08 2019

The BC Wildfire Service is urging the public to be more careful with fire use to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires, which divert valuable firefighting resources away from naturally occurring wildfires.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 06 2019

RCMP in Manitoba made a signifcant announcement Wednesday regarding the search for wanted fugitives Kam Mcleod and Bryer Schmelgsky:

Over the last two weeks, our officers have worked tirelessly to find the suspects wanted in connection to the homicides in British Columbia.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Aug 06 2019

On Aug. 4 at approximately 9:30 a.m. the Fort St John RCMP were made aware of an attempted abduction of road flagger, according to RCMP Cpl. Chris Manseau.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 01 2019

BC’s Ombudsperson is monitoring the Ministry of Education’s response to the province-wide grade 12 exam tabulation error affecting students and families across the BC.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

During the summer, many Canadians long to experience the great outdoors but research shows fewer of us are doing so these days.  A recent survey commissioned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) found that 87 per cent of respondents felt happier, healthier and more productive when connected to nature.

by Union of BC Indian Chiefs on Monday Jul 29 2019

Dated:  July 29, 2019: 

For over two decades the Tsilhqot’in have battled to keep Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) from destroying Teẑtan Biny and Yanah Biny with TML’s plan to create an open pit mine on a place of profound cultural and spiritual significance. Both TML and TNG have filed injunctions in B.C. Supreme Court and are in court today and tomorrow.

by Contributor on Friday Jul 26 2019

As the search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky continues, RCMP are able to provide the following update.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

The investigation into the Northern BC deaths has continued, as the search for the two suspects continues to expand.

Police can now confirm that the man discovered deceased on July 19, 2019 at a Highway pullout about tw0o kilometres south of the vehicle fire south of Stikine River Bridge on Highway 37 is 64-year-old Leonard Dyck from Vancouver, BC.

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