The BC Ministry of Health released the updated COVID-19 numbers following the BC Day Longweekend.
As of Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, 81.4% (3,773,442) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 67.3% (3,121,311) received their second dose.
On the recommendation of the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS), the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is downgrading the Evacuation Order to an Evacuation Alert for the area from south of Popou Rd north to Ringrose Creek.
The RDCK said this reduction to an Alert means residents can return to their properties, but must be prepared to leave on short notice should conditions change.
City of Nelson Bylaw Officer Fred Thomson has seen a lot during the 31 years of walking the streets of the Heritage City.
A city employee since 1987, Thomson, who retired recently from the Bylaw Enforcement Department, is a familiar and friendly face on the streets of Nelson.
There will be a different feel on the streets of Nelson after City Bylaw Officer Fred Thomson recently retired after 31 years walking the beat in the Heritage City.
Raised in Langley on a farm, Thomson moved to Nakusp during high school.
Kaslo Search and Rescue officials figured the quiet spell couldn’t last – and it didn’t.
“We had a nice break there with only one call in May and didn’t have a single call-out in June,” says KSAR team administrator Alana Jenkins. “But now we’ve had 12 calls in the last 15 days.
“It’s been quite a stretch!”
Police will be consulting with Provincial Crown after officers were called to a residence in Grand Forks to deal with a man barricaded inside a residence following an attack on paramedics.
RCMP said on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 1 p.m. officers were called to a residence on the 100 block of 81st Ave in Grand Forks.
Anyone wanting to hike in the popular Glacier Creek area north of Lardeau should take note of the recent Area Restriction Order issued Monday by the BC Wildfire Service in the B-Flat Peak area.
SMRT1 Technologies, a Nelson-based supplier of smart vending solutions, has signed a five-year contract to provide smart vending solutions to Vancouver-based company, UpMeals.
Kelowna RCMP released a photo and video of the suspect allegedly fleeing the scene after the shooting of two men Saturday at 7p.m., around Pandosy Street and KLO Road in Kelowna.
Police said the initial investigation has resulted in the identification of video of a suspect allegedly fleeing the scene after the shooting occurred.
Get a fresh perspective on the local arts scene with the 13th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour is a fun weekend that combines a road trip with a customized cultural experience like no other. Visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites at your own pace.
With venues, exhibitions, artwork and performances, there is always something new to experience each year.
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