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Trail and Greater District RCMP continue their criminal investigation into an apparent armed robbery attempt late Wednesday evening. On April 8 at 9:42 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of an attempted armed robbery of a business in the 1100-block of Bay Avenue in Trail. RCMP...
The COVID-19 crisis continues to dominate the news across the country and around the world.  As the news gets grimmer in other regions, there is growing hope from British Columbia analyses that show the daily increases in cases diminishing.  Our efforts at physical distancing are working...

Regional News

As a result of the current impact of COVID-19, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the closure of all its conservation properties and trails to the public until further notice, including the likes of the former Darkwoods property between Nelson and Creston.

Advisories have been placed on the organization’s website and social media channels.

“We urge residents to...

RCMP continue to search for armed suspects, and a stolen SUV following an early morning armed robbery at a Castlegar home.

On April 8,  just before 4 a.m., Castlegar RCMP received a report of a violent break and enter to a residence located in the 2600-block of 5 Avenue. The criminal investigation remains in the early stages, however police have learned that as many as three unknown...

BC Parks is immediately closing all provincial parks in response to the widespread call for increased action to address COVID-19.

The closure responds to both the federal and provincial directives that people should stay close to home to reduce COVID-19 transmission risk. This temporary measure means people should not be going to provincial parks until further notice...

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

"We are announcing 45 new cases, for a total of 1,336 cases in British Columbia.

"Every health region in British Columbia has...

To support British Columbians who need a place to self-isolate and to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Province is partnering with local governments, non-profits and the hotel industry.

So far, more than 900 spaces have been secured at 23 sites including hotels, motels and community centres throughout B.C.

“These new spaces are a critical part of how we can support those who...