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To The Editor: I’m sure that the residents who live on Washington St. are litterly shaking their head over this article. Speeding on Washington Street is just as bad as it ever has been. The narrower roadway has made no difference. As Washington Street is a busy street, I can assure you...
For the last eight months, St Andrew’s United Church in Rossland has been undergoing major development works as part of a $344,000 renovation project funded by a Built Heritage Columbia Basin Trust grant.  Having been unsuccessful in its latest grant bid to finish off the works, it is...

Regional News

 

The Kootenay/Boundary region has seen another spike in new COVID-19 cases in the province the BC Centre of Disease Control data shows.

The BCCDC Geographic Distribution map show more than 100 new cases in the Boundary, and East and West Kootenay regions, with Windermere in the East Kootenay showing the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 34.

Cranbrook and Kimberley...

To ensure learners receive the financial support required to continue studies through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Provincial Government is providing increased emergency assistance to Selkirk College.

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Training announced additional emergency funding for all 25 public post-secondary institutions in British...

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 873 new cases, for a total of 113,702 cases in British Columbia. Due to a delay in the Public Health Reporting Data Warehouse (PHRDW) lab system, these numbers are...

The Province is providing an additional $2 billion in development financing through B.C.’s HousingHub to finance the construction of thousands of new homes for middle-income families.

“For too long, hard-working middle-income families have been priced out of the housing market, and the pandemic pushed prices even higher,” said Premier John Horgan. “Today, our government is levelling up...

It has been five years since the Provincial Health Officer declared a public health emergency in response to the significant rise in opioid-related overdose deaths reported in B.C.

Since then, more than 7,000 family members, friends, coworkers, teammates, neighbours and friends have been lost to overdose. Thousands more have been impacted and experienced all too painfully the...