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by Castlegar Source on Thursday Nov 25 2021

November 25, 2021 at 12:16 pm the Vanderhoof RCMP responded to reports of an active shooter with a long gun targeting the RCMP Detachment in the 100 Block of Columbia Street and then continuing to drive around the area. The public was asked to stay inside or to shelter in place.

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 24 2021

Emergency can strike at any time.

Having a plan in place can be a difference-maker in ensuring you and your family are able to get out safely.

Are you prepared?

The week of November 24 – 30 is National Home Fire Safety Week and the Canada Safety Council is reminding all Canadians to have a fire escape plan in case of emergency.

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Nov 21 2021

The search at the Duffy Lake area slide continued Friday and sadly the bodies of three men have now been recovered.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Nov 19 2021

Communities across British Columbia have already been profoundly affected by the sudden floods that continue to pose extraordinary challenges for the safety and recovery of people across the province.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Nov 17 2021

The B.C. government is declaring a provincial state of emergency to mitigate impacts on transportation networks and movement of essential goods and supplies, and to support the provincewide response and recovery from the widespread damage caused by severe flooding and landslides in British Columbia.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Nov 16 2021

The body of one woman has been recovered from the mudslide which occurred across Hwy 99 near Lillooet on Monday morning and search efforts are continuing today.

Late yesterday, Pemberton and Lillooet Search and Rescue personnel, who were transported to the area via helicopter, located and extricated the body of a woman from the Lower Mainland.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 15 2021

New legislation will help maintain access to critical services that British Columbians rely on and protect those who provide those services, as the Province moves to prevent disruptive behaviour from affecting schools and health-care facilities.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Nov 09 2021

Reporting released by the BC Coroners Service shows that 333 lives were lost to suspected illicit drug toxicity in August and September 2021, raising the total number of British Columbians lost this year to 1,534.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Nov 08 2021

The RCMP is investigating a string of armed robberies that happened in the last month between Osoyoos to Lake Country.

by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Thursday Nov 04 2021

Halloween is officially in the rear view mirror although you may still have candy still around the house.

But what about the Jack or Jill o-Lanterns you selected from all the other pumpkins at the local store or field?

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is urging people NOT to discard pumpkins into forests or natural areas.