By Kelly Wilson, Interior HealthQuality Consultant, Falls and Injury Prevention
Falls happen every day, across all age groups. For children and youth, it might be a fall off playground equipment or a bicycle. For adults, it might be a fall off a ladder or slipping on the floor at work. For older adults, most falls occur in the home.
Federal and provincial environment ministers and local First Nations chiefs announced last week that they will re-open talks to create a national park in the south Okanagan.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers started slow but finished with a bang as the club captured the gold medal at a High School Girl’s Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Salmon Arm.
The Bombers overcame a sluggish start in the final to edge Merritt 16-25, 25-9, 15-9.
BC residents who are taking a bit longer to clean up their yard this fall now have more reason to wait until spring.
Maybe this BC government decision will get the attention of drivers still balking the urge to put down the cell phone when driving.
Monday, the Government of B.C. took a major step by designating distracted driving as a high-risk driving behaviour under the ICBC Driver Risk Premium program.
City council has decided to clear the air.
On Monday night during its regular council meeting the city decided to offer up the woodstove exchange program for another year, helping to reduce the amount of particulate from wood smoke in the West Kootenay air.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers travel to Surrey this week to participate at the BC High School AA Girl's Field Hockey Championships beginning Wednesday against Windsor of North Vancouver.
The Bombers have been training in the LVR Hangar to prepare for the speed of the water turf fields — the gym floor best simulates the speed of the ball on water turf.
CASTLEGAR – Celgar’s effort to make challenging rural roadways more safe for pedestrians and drivers has received an enthusiastic response from the Castlegar community.
It's been months since the Regional District of Central Kootenay Directors were informed about recreation boating concerns on Kootenay River near Taghum.
However, the RDCK directors appear ready to take the next step in the process by hosting a Public Open House for the Taghum/Blewett Boat Launch Study Wednesday, November 8 at the Blewett Elementary School between 5-8 p.m.
Mitchell Popadynetz of Nelson had an assist to spark Thompson Rivers University WolfPack to the 2017 Canada West mens soccer bronze medal Saturday in Vancouver.
It sets the stage for the WolfPack hosting the 2017 USPORTS men’s soccer nationals next week at Hillside Stadium.
The bronze medal is the third Canada West bronze to be won by Thompson Rivers in any sport.