Island Scallops on Vancouver Island has relied on stable ocean conditions since 1989. But CEO Rob Saunders says those started changing a little over a decade ago. Measurements showed dropping pH levels, indicating increased acidity. “We started to notice our larvae weren't swimming very well; they weren't feeding. They were dying at a tremendous rate,” he says.
An Interior Health medical health officer encourages all illicit drug users to have their drugs tested after two people died following drug overdoses Sunday in Nelson.
Interior Health said in an emailed statement Monday, the authority does not have sufficient information to tell the public what specific drug circulating in the Nelson area may be contaminated.
“History’s so strong...” Red Hot Chili Peppers
“The human race just kept rollin’ on...” Neil Young
“You can’t outrun the history train.” Paul Simon
“History doesn’t repeat itself. People do.” Voltaire
“You and your history, won’t rule me.” The Who
When I was posted in the Okanagan in the 1990s I was answering phones in the detachment dispatch office. A caller from Summerland asked what would happen if he decided to take his protest sign down to the highway and conduct his own personal blockade.
The American Hockey League announced in a media release Monday that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020.
In a media release Monday, Nelson Police Department report two individuals died after officers attended calls of street drug overdoses Sunday.
Police said on February 16, 2020 officers responded to three separate calls for medical assistance at three separate locations for reports of street drug overdose.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers has a strong showing at the Desert Classic High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament Saturday in Osoyoos.
The Bombers lost 76-48 to fourth-ranked Single-A Barriere Cougars in the tournament final.
LVR pushed the Single-A power until the second half, trailing by three at intermission, before the Cougars size and strength overpowered the Bombers.
Team West Kootenay, skipped by Bill vanYzerloo of Castlegar, edged Ken McHargue of Elkford 8-7 to capture the Qualifier 1 spot at the Masters Men Kootenay Curling Championships held last month in Invermere.
The vanYzerloo rink scored a single in the eight end to secure the victory.
British Columbia’s provincial budget is balanced on a tightrope with no safety harness.
We will soon learn on budget day if Finance Minister Carole James is able to keep it from tumbling into a tub of red ink.
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