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by Trail Champion on Monday Jan 20 2020
Police are warning residents to be wary of wildlife after a house cat mixed it up with a bobcat in Trail, according to top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
 
"On Jan. 15, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a complaint about a wild bobcat that had an altercation with a house cat in the area of Gryo Park, in Trail. The...
by Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 20 2020

The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the sudden death of a skier, discovered in medical distress late Friday afternoon outside of Fernie B.C.

On January 17, 2020 just after 4:30 p.m., Elk Valley RCMP received a report of a skier discovered unresponsive in the snow amongst trees located on the Fernie Ski Hill. Initial reports indicate that the victim had been skiing...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 20 2020

Whitewater Ski Resort is reporting a snowboarder died following an accident outside the ski area boundary Friday.

The RCMP and BC Coroners Service have taken over the investigation.

In a media release Monday, Whitewater Ski Resort said dispatch received a report from the public at 12:11 p.m. Friday, January 17, that that there was an unresponsive adult male in a tree well outside...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jan 18 2020

The Jumbo Glacier area nestled in the Purcell Mountains, which has been a source of civil unrest, protests, blockades and court battles that reached the Supreme Court  of Canada during the past three decades, will now be protected, forever.

A media release said thanks to a collaboration between Ktunaxa Nation Council, the Government of Canada, Province of British Columbia and the Nature...

by The Conversation on Wednesday Jan 15 2020

By Morten Fibieger Byskov, for The  Conversation

What can be done to limit global warming to 1.5°C? A quick internet search offers a deluge of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 15 2020

Enviromment Canada has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Boundary/West Kootenay.

Environment Canada said a Pacific storm is forecast to bring heavy snow to this part of the Southern Interior beginning Wednesday evening with snow continuing through Thursday before tapering off Thursday evening.

"Rapid accumulating snow could make travel difficult in some locations," Environment...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

The BC SPCA is urging British Columbians to support the inclusion of animals in the province’s Emergency Management Legislation.  The B.C. government is seeking input on modernizing the legislation until Jan. 31, 2020.

“The devastating reports from Australia, where more than a billion animals are estimated to have died as a result of bushfires, are a somber reminder that both humans and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Dear Premier Horgan,

On November 23/24, 2019, BC teachers and the NDP held meetings at the same venue in Victoria, BC.

Over 200 teachers met on one side of a “steel-gate” and you, and 800 of your colleagues, met on the other side.

Some of us assisted several of your most elderly...

by BC Hydro on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

The navigational lock at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam is currently closed for repairs to the floating guidewall which was damaged by the recent extreme weather. The floating guidewall is critical to ensure safe access into the lock from Arrow Lakes Reservoir. The navigational lock will remain closed until further notice.

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