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BC Parks is immediately closing all provincial parks in response to the widespread call for increased action to address COVID-19.

The closure responds to both the federal and provincial directives that people should stay close to home to reduce COVID-19 transmission...

There were no injuries reported after a Nelson couple returned home to find their Uphill residence filled with smoke a Nelson Fire Rescue media release Tuesday said.

Nelson Fire answered a call at 3:07 p.m. after a Nelson couple returned home from an appointment in Trail to a house full...

The Cranbrook Bucks, the latest addition to the BC Junior Hockey League family, recently announced the addition of a Nelson Minor Hockey Association graduate to the roster.

The Bucks announced that Nelson native Noah Quinn has committed to the team for the 2020-2021 season.

“Noah...

The Selkirk College Saints have started to build for the 2020-2021 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season with the addition of a proven competitor between the pipes and a power forward who can put the puck in the net.

Goaltender Jake Anthony and forward Carson...

The talk that wasn't given has been revived - thanks to technology.

Renowned author Tom Rand was to give public talks March 28 in Kaslo and Nelson to support his new book The Case for Climate Capitalism: Economic Solutions for a Planet in Crisis.

Then Covid-19 intervened and the presentations had to be cancelled.

Now thanks to the internet, anyone can hear and see his...

As cases of COVID-19 in BC continue to increase, the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has recommended  the implementation of measures to decrease excess air pollution in populated airsheds across the province. There is strong evidence that exposure to air pollution increases susceptibility to respiratory viral infections (like COVID-19) by decreasing immune function. This evidence...

Letter from Dr. Henry explains why specific communities with COVID-19 positive patients won't be named

Open letter to the people of B.C.:

When an outbreak hits a community, one of the most urgent things people want is information. This is human nature, as information allows us to protect ourselves, our families and our loved ones.

Information is at the heart of public health: knowing what our risks are, where they are coming from and who is affected. One of the...

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 45 new cases, for a total of 1,336 cases in British Columbia.

"Every health region in British Columbia has patients with COVID-19: 615 are in the...