The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.
It's Bear Smart to keep doors locked -- all the time! No Canada Day public celebration this year; May was a very thirsty month; have your say about the OCP review! Questions about the City's Annual Report?
A massive fire in Waneta Industrial park yesterday completely levelled a recycling facility and kept 39 firefighters busy throughout the night.
With temperatures across our region soaring this week — Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures in the high 30s into the weekend — Interior Health reminds everyone that too much heat can be harmful to your health.
"Excessive heat exposure can lead to weakness, disorientation and exhaustion," the Interior Health media release said.
Using the simple power of pedal, Selkirk College President Angus Graeme is connecting communities across the region and around the world.
Deep in the heart of BC’s Inland Temperate Rainforest (ITR), chainsaws are cutting irreplaceable and globally unique stands of ancient cedar-hemlock forests. The trees, which are hundreds and hundreds of years old and many one to two metres in diameter, are being auctioned off and logged by BC’s own provincial timber agency, BC Timber Sales (BCTS).
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A Catholic Church on the Penticton Indian Band and a Catholic Church on the Osoyoos Indian Band have been destroyed in overnight fires.
On June 21, 2021 at 1:22 a.m., a Penticton RCMP officer was on patrol when he observed fire coming from the Sacred Heart Church on Green Mountain Road. By the time the officer arrived on scene the church was fully engulfed.
Traction on Demand in Nelson is partnering with Kootenay Mountain Biking and Cycling BC iRide to offer a summer camp like no other — Bikes’n Bytes.
The camp, which runs from August 16-20, 2021, is the best of both worlds for youth between the age of 9-12 in Nelson and area.
Students and staff at British Columbia’s post-secondary institutions now have access to more resources to help them prevent and respond to sexualized violence and misconduct on campuses.
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