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by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 21 2020

"The Castlegar RCMP is pleased to confirm that the 50-year-old female reported missing on June 19, 2020 has been located, and she is safe and sound, " said RCMP Sgt. Monty Taylor.

"Thank you to the media and public for your assistance."

Previous coverage:

An extensive search continues for a local woman who went missing earlier this week, and police are now...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 21 2020

Emergency responders were pressed into action dealing with a drug overdose during the early hours of Sunday Nelson Police said in a media release.

Police received a call at 12:02 a.m. Sunday of male in medical distress in the 400 block of Vernon Street.

Police said when officers arrived, the unresponsive male was located with another male who was performing CPR (cardiopulmonary...

by Dick Cannings MP on Saturday Jun 20 2020

The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police has focussed the world on the blight of racism.  In the days and weeks since that event, millions have marched through the streets and there has been much said and written about racism, whether it be conversations around systemic racism or articles about the use of force by police.

I have...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Jun 19 2020

Premier John Horgan and Minister of Health Adrian Dix are both speaking out today against alleged 'racist games' being played in some B.C. emergency rooms, in which doctors/nurses would try to guess patients' blood alcohol levels, particularly those of Indigenous patients.

In a press conference Friday, Dix declined to identify which hospitals or where these alleged behviours took place...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 18 2020

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) in media release Thursday announced $9.2 million in funding for more than 180 individual wildlife, freshwater fish, and habitat conservation projects across British Columbia this year.

“This is no small feat,” said Dan Buffett, CEO of HCTF.

“It reflects a diversity of funding from our core contributors [hunters,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 18 2020

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall said a step-by-step online guide that helps simplify and streamline the licensing process will benefit small scaled producers in the area, and throughout the province.

A BC Government media release said the Cannabis Production Regulatory Navigator has been created to help prospective cannabis cultivators and processors work their way through the steps...

by City of Castlegar on Wednesday Jun 17 2020

The health and safety of our employees and our community remain our top priority.

Residents can expect City Hall to look a little different to support physical distancing and public safety.

“We are excited to be reopening our doors to the public,” says Chris Barlow, Chief Administrative Officer. “COVID-19 forced us to look at doing business differently and I’m proud we were able...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 17 2020

The West Kootenay Beekeepers have compiled a honeybee "SWARM RESCUE LIST" for our region, and I am the swarm rescue contact person should you come across one this year.

May-July is the time of year when honeybee colonies are most likely to swarm in our region. If you discover a swarm, please contact me and I will get in touch with a local beekeeper closest to the swarm. Based on the...

by CBT on Wednesday Jun 17 2020

Ayla Diebitsch from Rossland, Jay Maloney from Rossland, Nigel Burk from Montrose and Joli Mwinyi from Crawford Bay will each receive a $2,500 Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship to continue their education.

“We were so moved and inspired by all of the applicants who shared their stories with us,” said Cathy Muth, Neil’...

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Jun 16 2020

 

Indigenes and Incomers

What freedom we possess! To live as an individual, with choice to create one’s own singular culture! Where else in the world can people do this? Canada, a land colonized by massive immigration from Europe, is lucky indeed to be one of the few. People like me are unlikely to live anywhere but...

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