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By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday May 26 2020

John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia; Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba; and Sandy Silver, Premier of Yukon; have issued the following joint statement regarding a proposed national sick leave program:

By City of Trail on Tuesday May 26 2020

The City of Trail is re-opening some of its facilities and amenities through a phased approach and will therefore resume parking enforcement for downtown meters and monthly pass holders on Monday, June 1, 2020. 

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday May 26 2020

Rosslanders may have noticed a yellow helicopter flying over town in a south-westerly direction on Saturday, May 23, 2020.  It was en route to evacuate an injured mountain biker from the Paterson area – a 34-year-old man who had crashed his bike on a trail known as “Super Mega Death.”

By Bob Hall on Monday May 25 2020

It started with an instructor’s challenge to look at climate change on a personal level and ended with a creative outburst by students that breaks down walls to better understanding the future of the forest industry.

By Contributor on Monday May 25 2020

The tourism industry is a major economic engine and job creator for people in British Columbia.

Despite the deep and sudden impacts of COVID-19 on the sector, B.C.'s tourism leaders were quick to put the greater good of our communities above anything else.

By Letters to the editor on Monday May 25 2020

To The Editor:

The re-opening of the economy after COVID-19 provides opportunities to address the climate crisis.  

With the dramatic “bottoming out” of the fossil fuel industry, due to the world market, it is clear that this unstable industry is a dinosaur. 

By Province of British Columbia on Monday May 25 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 providing case updates for two 24-hour reporting periods: May 23 to May 24, and May 24 to midday today.

By Sara Golling on Monday May 25 2020
By Castlegar Source on Saturday May 23 2020

On May 22, the Castlegar RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) executed a search warrant on a residence situated in the 600-block of 11th Avenue of Castlegar B.C. The search warrant was authorized as part of an active police investigation into suspected drug trafficking in the Castlegar area.

Two men were taken into police custody during the execution of the warrant.

By Boundary Sentinel on Saturday May 23 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) continues to monitor the flood situation in Johnson Flats near Grand Forks, and has made the decision residents can return to their homes.