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Lillian Williamson’s decision to stop for gas in Golden, B.C., en route to visit her new great-grandson in Kelowna, is filling her with excitement after she matched all four numbers playing the Extra on Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 draw, for a $500,000 golden win. “I feel numb,”...
Island Scallops on Vancouver Island has relied on stable ocean conditions since 1989. But CEO Rob Saunders says those started changing a little over a decade ago. Measurements showed dropping pH levels, indicating increased acidity. “We started to notice our larvae weren't swimming very...

Regional News

BC Hydro would like to notify the public about changes to the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir that will take place on Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22:

·         At 7 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, the discharge rate will increase from approximately 807 cubic metres per second (28,500 cubic feet per second) to about 850 cubic metres per second (30,000 cubic...

The body of a Slocan man has been found nearly a month after him being reported missing, according to RCMP Cpl. Jamie Moffat.

"On Feb.19,  at approximately 2:30 p.m., RCMP responded to the area of the bridge near Main Street, in the Village of Slocan, after being informed by a pedestrian of the discovery of a deceased individual down an embankment, near the river bank," Moffat said....

An Interior Health medical health officer encourages all illicit drug users to have their drugs tested after two people died following drug overdoses Sunday in Nelson.

Interior Health said in an emailed statement Monday, the authority does not have sufficient information to tell the public what specific drug circulating in the Nelson area may be contaminated.

“We have seen...

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) in British Columbia:

“Today, we are announcing a new case of COVID-19 in British Columbia. A woman in her 30s is presumed positive based on local testing, and samples have been sent to the National...

The chosen names will be given to 13 German Shepherd puppies born at the Police Dog Service Training Centre in Innisfail, Alberta.

The 13 children whose names are selected will each receive a laminated 8×10-inch photo of the pup they named, a plush dog named Justice and an RCMP water bottle.

Contest rules are simple

  • Names must begin with the letter "N...