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The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Friday, July 30, 2021. For real-time updates on evacuation alerts and orders, visit: https://twitter.com/EmergencyInfoBC For the latest wildfire information, visit: www....
A Salmo man is dead after his tractor-trailerrolled down a steep embankment, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. "On July 29, at 6:16 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Hwy 3B in Trail," Wicentowich said. "A tractor-...

Regional News

As of Thursday, July 29, 2021, 81.0% (3,753,057) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 64.1% (2,971,793) have received their second dose.

In addition, 81.9% (3,543,503) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 66.8% (2,890,948) have received their second dose.

B.C. is reporting 204 new cases of...

Matti Erickson is off to Nairobi, Kenya.

The Kootenay Chaos Track star was selected by Athletics Canada Monday to represent the country at the World U20 track Championships next month in Nairobi, Kenya.

The two-time BC High School Cross Country medalist and Track and Field star served up a personal best time to capture the 800 meters race at BC Provincial Track and Field...

The surge in new COVID-19 cases in the Okanagan has prompted new restrictions as Interior Health (IH) looks to get a handle on the recent outbreak in the Central Okanagan.

Interior Health said in a media release Wednesday that significant increases in COVID-19 transmission has forced the announcement of measures to contain the outbreak.

The Central Okanagan, according to the...

Extraordinarily high demand for emergency services has led to longer wait times on police non-emergency lines answered by E-Comm, as call takers prioritize a record-breaking number of 9-1-1 calls from people in life or death situations.

A number of major incidents across the province, from gang-related shootings and the ongoing...

Municipalities throughout the province can now move more quickly to prevent plastics from polluting their communities.

Under new rules, local governments can institute bans on plastic bags and certain single-use plastics without provincial approval.

“Communities across B.C. have made it clear they want to be environmental leaders by taking steps to ban single-use plastics,” said...