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January 2021
By Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Jan 12 2021

In late November, the federal government introduced a new climate action accountability act, then followed that on the last day of the fall session with a climate action plan. 

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

RCMP continue to seek the public’s assistance in the disappearance of 40-year-old Robert Allen Wetsch.  Robert was last seen in Hinton on May 19, 2019. Updated information in December 2019 indicated he may potentially be in British Columbia.

By Interior Health Authority on Monday Jan 11 2021

 Interior Health has identified increased COVID-19 activity throughout the 100 Mile House region and has declared a COVID-19 outbreak due to rapid spread in the community of Canim Lake.

Located approximately 40 km from100 Mile House, Interior Health has identified 32 cases of COVID-19 who reside in the region and are linked to Canim Lake.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

Sicamous RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the unexpected death of a woman early on New Year’s Day.

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 11 2021

An incident in Rossland Christmas Eve has RCMP explaining why a Kelowna man was not ticketed for failure to comply with Covid-19 mask requirements.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jan 11 2021

Interior Health said communities in the Kootenay/Boundary regions were part of the initial roll-out of the Moderna vaccine in Interior Health last week.

Interior Health said those communities include Nelson, Kaslo and New Denver in the West Kootenay, Grand Forks in the Boundary region and Creston, Fernie and Invermere in theEast Kootenay.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

RCMP in Merritt BC is now investigating after a man allegedly discharged a firearm during an apparent neighbour dispute Saturday evening in Kane Valley south of the Nicola Valley city.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 11 2021

Dear Editor.

We fought global wars, and millions of people died to defend and protect our human rights, including our right to have democratic governments.

Last week’s invasion of the Capital Hill in DC was nothing but a stunning attack on democracy, perpetrated by none other than the President of the United States.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 11 2021

To The Editor:

Not quite a New Year’s resolution, but being old has allowed me to reflect on how unchanging technology used to be until it changed.  Now those changes are happening so frequently that we can be caught thinking we are up to date. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 11 2021

Environment Canada said a vigorous Pacific frontal system will bring significant amount of snow to Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass Tuesday through Wednesday with total snow accumulations of 50 to 60 cm forecasted by Wednesday morning.

“Warm air moving into the region may lead to snow becoming mixed with rain tonight,” Environment Canada said.