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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Nanaimo RCMP is asking the public's assistance in locating 13-year-old Ayla Natalie Johnson, who was reported missing to the Nanaimo RCMP on Wednesday, June 24.

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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.

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At their regular town council meeting today, the Creston Town Council adopted the Splash Park Re-Opening Policy.

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On June 19, Teresa Priebe, 50, was reported missing to Castlegar RCMP. Family last saw her June 17 near Upper Gibson Road, Pass Creek north of Castlegar, BC.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Recycle BC program is coming soon to the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) and now is the time for residents to prepare for the changes.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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"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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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