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March 2020
By Interior Health Authority on Monday Mar 30 2020

 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Interior Health is temporarily suspending pay parking for the public, staff and physicians at its sites where pay parking exists, effective April 1 until further notice.

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Mar 30 2020

RCMP said Monday the Southeast District Emergency Response Team was deployed to Grand Forks Saturday evening to assist with the apprehension of an emotionally distraught woman.

RCMP said Saturday, March 28, 2020 at approximately 7:45 p.m. Grand Forks RCMP received a request to respond to a residence in the 2100-block of 68th Avenue to check on the well-being of a local resident.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Mar 30 2020

I began composing this edition of The Arc on February 29, but I didn’t get very far in my writing before unimaginable events in Canada overtook my topic.  This is how I began:


Can Being an Elder have meaning in our accelerated era?

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Mar 30 2020

Information from a study of COVID-19 patients with mild cases, treated at the PLA General Hospital in Beijing, indicates that people should stay in isolation for a further two weeks after their last symptoms have disappeared.

By Contributor on Sunday Mar 29 2020

As the challenges caused by the COVID-19 outbreak continue to shift, the B.C. government and Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer (PHO), are taking unprecedented measures to slow the transmission of COVID-19, including in the retail food and grocery store sector.

By Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Mar 29 2020

In a media release Friday, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary said the new Saddle Lake Dam Spillway in Area D / Rural Grand Forks is ready for the 2020 freshet.

By Contributor on Saturday Mar 28 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:

“We are announcing 92 new cases of COVID-19 for a total of 884 cases in British Columbia.

By Contributor on Saturday Mar 28 2020

The BC CDC says there are now 884 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in BC as of March 28, 2020.

By Letters to the editor on Saturday Mar 28 2020


Two points about the  response of some people to the Covid 19 pandemic:

In the US, one decides one's response on the basis of party-political identification. I say this on the basis of polling by Pew Research.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Mar 28 2020

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning Saturday for higher elevation highways in the Boundary/West Kootenay regions.

Environment Canada said an unseasonably cool spring storm will bring a long period of snowfall over the highway passes this weekend with 20 to 30 cm of snow expected for Rogers Pass and Kootenay Pass.