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By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 23 2022

Effective at noon on Thursday, June 30, 2022, Category 3 open burning, as defined in the Wildfire Regulation, will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, which includes the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The Province is halting plans announced last month to rebuild the Royal British Columbia Museum.

The museum will remain open to visitors. The Royal BC Museum will now lead a broad public engagement to consider all options for the future of the museum.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

As voters prepare to go to the polls for local elections this fall and candidates across the province announce their intention to seek office, a new survey done by Research Co.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

It’s early into the summer season, and already Mother Nature is turning up the heat.

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for most of BC, including the Boundary/West Kootenay region as the first stretch of hot weather is forecast to being Saturday and into early next week.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The province’s adoption of stricter recycling guidelines for businesses has negatively impacted the rural B.C. areas and one business is finally speaking out.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

The lineage of our human species has survived for several million years thanks to a wondrous, interconnected evolution of factors resulting in air to breathe, water to drink and plants, fungi, animals and minerals for food, shelter, tools and clothing.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

Committee of the Whole talks recreation; Praise for financial statements; Crisis for the Curling Club;  Dumpsters for the arena parking lot, coming soon; our Bylaw Enforcement Officer will be official; various variances . . . and more

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

The Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary has teamed up with the Grand Forks RCMP and Boundary Regional Victim Services Unit to bring the Care Bear Program to Grand Forks.

This program has many names such as the Teddy Bear or Trauma Bear program, and exists throughout North America. In Grand Forks, we now have the Care Bear program.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

There’s a plan afoot about recreation in Rossland – and how it turns out depends on who speaks up, and what you say.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

Premier John Horgan and Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement marking National Indigenous Peoples Day:

“On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples who have lived on this land for untold generations and will do so for generations to come.