A range of two dozen Mexico-based company 4E Global hand sanitizers, many carrying the Blumen label and known to have been sold in Bonners Ferry, have been recalled and a warning issued to avoid their use.
In the face of a novel coronavirus and COVID-19, people seem awful quick to pooh-pooh the power of the virus, and the misperceptions have deep historical roots here in the Americas.
The British Columbia provincial state of emergency has been extended by Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth until the end of the day Tuesday, July 21, to support continued coordination of the COVID-19 pandemic response.
Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
The California-based marketer of a supplement called Thrive, which consists mainly of Vitamin C and herbal extracts, is barred from continuing to make baseless claims that it can treat, prevent, or reduce the risk of COVID-19, under an administrative settlement with the Federal Trade Commiss…
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the way of life for Canadian families, parents and children. Because of physical distancing and employment impacts, parents have altered their usual routines and supports, and many children and families have been isolated in their homes for months.
The United States continues to lead the world in COVID-19 cases, closing in on three million cases and with five percent of the world's population, accounting for a quarter of the global novel coronavirus infections.
July 2020 offers you all five bright planets. Venus is that very bright object lighting the east before sunrise. After mid-July, find Mercury below Venus. Mars is looking very red now, steadily brightening, out between midnight and dawn.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) will officially reopen its regional office in Creston Monday, July 6, and its Nakusp office on Wednesday, July 8.
Share your love for local businesses and products and enter to win one of three amazing local gift baskets valued at $200. To enter, share a selfie with your recent local purchase on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #mmmkootenaylocal.
Global statistics starkly show that the United States, compared to other affluent nations, is performing poorly in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in more cases and more deaths in relation to population than any other nation in the world.
In 2018, the number of human trafficking cases reported to police in Canada declined for the first time since 2010, from 348 incidents in 2017 to 315 in 2018.
The British Columbian provincial state of emergency has been extended by Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth until the end of the day on Tuesday, July 7, to support the continued coordination of the COVID-19 pandemic response.
An increase of COVID 19 cases in the Idaho Panhandle has led to area senior citizens being strongly encouraged to social distancing, wearing a face mask, sanitizing all areas touched and practicing vigorous personal hygiene/hand washing.
Wherever you are in the world, you can celebrate the 2020 June solstice by watching the sun rise at Stonehenge. Every year, thousands of visitors gather at the neolithic Stonehenge monument in Wiltshire, England.
Effective at noon Pacific Time Thursday, June 18, the following amendments have been made to both Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions within the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) recreation services will be offering outdoor programs during the summer season. Castlegar, Creston, Nelson and Salmo are gearing up for a fun filled summer outside.
The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another 30 days to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported today.
While the numbers are low compared to most other states, Montana is seeing a spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19, and a second death in Big Horn County brings the number of fatalities to 19.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic restrictions placed on large gatherings, the Town of Creston is cancelling this year’s Canada Day celebrations and fireworks, typically held July 1.
Freshet season is still in full swing and the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) encourages all residents to be proactive in their preparation for any potential flooding.
The British Columbia provincial state of emergency has been extended by Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth until the end of the day Tuesday, June 23, to support continued coordination of the COVID-19 pandemic response.
After a spate of confirmed COVID-19 cases saw the number in Montana jump from 478 cases May 20 to 541 as of 10 a.m. today, the death toll in the state today increased by one to 18.
British Columbia Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry today presented updated modeling on the epidemiology of COVID-19, outlining how the virus has affected people in BC, following her last modelling presentation on May 4.
See all five bright planets in June 2020. Spot Mercury as dusk gives way to darkness in early June. Venus emerges from the dawn glare before mid-month. Jupiter and Saturn – now nearly at their best – rise mid-to-late evening and shine until dawn. Mars lights up the predawn sky.
Due to COVID–19, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has determined that in order to meet its 2020 financial plan and to deliver the safest most cost effective programming, which will result in a balanced budget, all indoor recreation facilities, including pools and skating rink…
Creston Town Hall is once again open to the public as of today. Town Council adopted the Town Hall Re-Opening policy on May 26 in accordance with the Provincial Medical Health Officer’s COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan Order and WorkSafe BC requirements.
Town of Creston Stage 1 water conservation measures are in effect June 1. Stage 1 water conservation measures go into effect every year, regardless of seasonal weather patterns.
It begins in early April, generally speaking, and continues even unto early August. Mid to late June is usually the peak, depending on who you talk to and what elevation and habitat you are exploring.
On June 1, British Columbia kindergarten to grade five students may return to school two days a week, with online learning continuing on Fridays.
Nelson, BC: The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has declared a State of Local Emergency for all 11 electoral areas (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K) within the RDCK.
"The best thing we can do amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, is to stay kind and connect with our family, friends and loved ones," Creston Mayor Ron Toyota conveyed in today's Creston news briefing.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, invited world leaders and international organizations to convene today in a joint initiative to sharpen and accelerate global response to the significant econ…
The Provincial state of emergency has been extended by Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth until the end of the day on June 9, to support continued coordination of the COVID-19 pandemic response.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay is pleased to announce that the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex and the Creston and District Recreation Complex will be opening its skate parks on Wednesday, May 27.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will continue to operate six ports of entry in Montana and one in Idaho at reduced hours due an agreement signed by Canada and the United States to extend the “essential only” travel restrictions through at least June 22, or until the Administration l…
In the worst one day rise since April 18 , seven Ravali County, Montana, men were confirmed to have COVID-19 in the 24-hours prior to 10 a.m. today.
If you've got a set of Harbor Freight jack stands somewhere in your garage, stop using them immediately because many of them have just been recalled.
Various news outlets are reporting that the travel restrictions between the United States and Canada, set to expire May 21, will be extended, possibly through June.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds plane crashed today during an airshow in Kamloops, killing one and seriously injuring another of the flight crew.
North Idaho's number of confirmed count of COVID-19 cases has climbed by two over the week, bringing the total to 68. Both new cases were in Kootenai County, which has seen 64 cases, the other four Panhandle cases are four in Bonner County.