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Kootenay Boundary region issues evacuation alert due to possible weekend floods

GRAND FORKS, B.C. — An evacuation alert has been issued for 2,300 people due to possible flooding in British Columbia's southern interior along the Kettle River watershed.

Watchdog asks Crown to consider charges against five officers in death of B.C. man

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog is asking Crown counsel to consider use of force and obstruction charges against five police officers after the death of a Prince George man while in custody.

B.C. applauds federal government stand on delaying cruise ships until October

VICTORIA — British Columbia announced four new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths on Friday. A joint statement from Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.
Dad of fugitive teen killer from Port Alberni put on peace bond

Dad of fugitive teen killer from Port Alberni put on peace bond

He pleaded guilty to sending harassing and threatening emails to a deputy minister in the provincial government
UBC researchers developing biodegradable N95 masks from local wood fibres

UBC researchers developing biodegradable N95 masks from local wood fibres

The answer may be in the trees
B.C. Beer Awards cancels 2020 event

B.C. Beer Awards cancels 2020 event

The event is normally held the third weekend in October.

Safety board wants more oversight, training in wake of 2019 tug sinking in B.C.

VANCOUVER — The Transportation Safety Board says the sinking of a tug and its barge on B.C.
Is Vancouver city manager’s desire to hire social media guru an overblown controversy?

Is Vancouver city manager’s desire to hire social media guru an overblown controversy?

Coun. Sarah Kirby-Yung challenges Sadhu Johnston over proposal to hire new staff worth $329,000
New site is one-stop shop for B.C. workers, farmers, during pandemic

New site is one-stop shop for B.C. workers, farmers, during pandemic

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has created a new online resource to help the province's agricultural sector find workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement from the Ministry of Agriculture says the B.C.
Family of young B.C. woman missing for nine years plead for the public's help

Family of young B.C. woman missing for nine years plead for the public's help

Maddy Scott was 20 years old and had been camping with friends when she disappeared in May 2011