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By Michael Jessen on Sunday Jul 12 2020

“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” – Aldous Huxley 

We humans too easily turn wants into needs and now we are struggling collectively with the problem of excessive wants.

By Province of British Columbia on Sunday Jul 12 2020

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:

"Today, we are announcing 25 new cases, for a total of 3,053 cases in British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 10 2020

Interior Health in a media release Sunday said further testing of individuals who gathered at various Kelowna locations between June 25 and July 6 has identified additional locations in Kelowna where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.

By Rossland Telegraph on Friday Jul 10 2020

Editor's Note:  Rossland has a rich history of community involvement.

By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Jul 10 2020

An Alberta police officer wowed a local couple with her caring, kindness and assistance last week while coping with the aftermath of a nighttime robbery.

Castlegar's Daniel Gagnier is accustomed to service – not only are both of his parents well-known volunteers in the community, he has also served the past year and a half as a Private in the Canadian Armed Forces in Petawawa, Ont.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jul 09 2020

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:

“Today, we are announcing 20 new cases, for a total of 3,028 cases in British Columbia.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jul 09 2020

In a bizarre twist to a police investigation into a downtown break-and-enter, police apprehended a Trail man who allegedly left a note - including his name -  admitting to having committed the crime.

According to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich, a 33-year-old Trail man has been arrested and faces potential criminal charges in connection with this and other break-ins downtown.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Jul 09 2020

A dramatic and potentially very dangerous series of events Friday ended peacefully, with one man taken to hospital for treatment of a mental health crisis, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Jul 09 2020

Police and the BC Coroner's Service are investigating the sudden death of a Maple Ridge man after a fishing accident near Trail, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Jul 09 2020

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced yesterday that charges have been approved against Trail RCMP Const. Steven Allan Murchie of breach of trust in connection with the duties of his office, criminal harassment, and forcible entry.