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By Interior Health Authority on Sunday Dec 16 2018

Interior Health is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and providing a wide range of quality health-care services to more than 740,000 people living across B.C.’s vast interior, has a few tips when it comes for the public to spark up the oven to cook the Christmas turkey.

So, kick back and have a read of five food safety tips for the holidays — the most wonderful time of the year...

By Contributor on Thursday Dec 13 2018

By Mike Farnworth, 

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General

Cannabis is now legal - but if you choose to use, don't drive.

You've probably heard this message in a new ad from government and ICBC. As public safety minister, I want you to understand why it's vital to take it seriously.

I also...

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 11 2018

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is helping Christmas come a little early this year for 19 different Kootenay-area non-profit organizations and service clubs.

“Twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, our Community Foundation reviews and evaluates many inspiring grant applications for projects, programs and initiatives that will benefit current and future...

By Contributor on Sunday Dec 09 2018

Princeton RCMP are warning local merchants about a younger couple and older couple who have been purchasing or attempting to purchase items from at least 9 stores in Princeton with counterfeit American $20 and $50 bills.

In a recent media release, RCMP said the group tore through town on Wednesday (December 5,v 2018) and maybe headed west towards the Lower Mainland.

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By Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Dec 06 2018

Grand Forks to receive funds for a new pumper truck, the Interior Lumber Manufacturers Association giving information about a lack of land base for timber harvesting and continuation of the Wood Stove Exchange Program were just some of the items on the agenda during the recent board meeting of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) held in November.

New pumper for...

By Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Dec 04 2018

The floods happened last spring, but business owners in the Boundary City is finally getting a much-needed boost to restoring their respective businesses following an announcement Monday by the Provincial Government.

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General said in a media release businesses in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) affected by flooding...

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

Kalesnikoff Lumber is once again notifying residents between Castlegar and Nelson that they will be conducting blasting this week, according to a press release issued Monday.

The release reads as follows:

"We will be working with a professional blasting crew in the Rover Creek area between Nelson and Castlegar this week, so we wanted to let the...

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

A new splash of colour and creativity at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus is places focus on what it means to have a healthy campus experience.

Over the summer, School of Health & Human Services instructor Matty Hillman pulled together five students for a mural and research project that explored both individual health and campus health. The final result is a new installation in...

By Trail Champion on Tuesday Nov 27 2018
The Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment is asking the public to be on the lookout for Ishmani Baker, date of birth  March 21, 1997, of Fort St. John, B.C.  Baker is described as 5'7", 181 lbs, with blond hair and blue eyes.  
Baker has numerous outstanding unendorsed warrants for his arrest out of Fort St. John, BC, and is believed to be in the Trail area.  The warrants...
By Contributor on Monday Nov 26 2018

Austin Engineering Ltd. and its team of like-minded partners are constantly analyzing dams, including how they react during earthquakes.

The innovative thinkers are pleased to announce that their research, recently presented at the Canadian Dam Association, has received another accolade: the Clean Energy BC ‘Operational Excellence’ award, which will be presented at the...

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