The City of Greenwood, Canada’s smallest city, can now boast they have the world’s best tap water according to an international competition, reports the CBC.
The province’s teachers overwhelmingly approved a three-day strike that starts on Monday, reports the CBC.
This morning the B.C. Teachers’ Federation announced the results of a union vote that saw teachers vote 87 per cent in favour of the job action.
Conditions in the backcountry are dangerous, says the Canadian Avalanche Centre after issuing a special warning about conditions in the province’s snowpack.
The final report on Cranbrook’s deer cull revealed contractors captured and killed 11 whitetail deer despite the fact mule deer where the intended targets of the city’s attempt to reduce the deer population, reports Sally Macdonald for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Two backcountry skiers from Nelson were found safe and sound, reports the RCMP.
In a press release sent out to media, Staff Sgt. Dan Seibel reports the two skiers, a man and a woman from Nelson, were found safe – if cold and wet – on Tuesday morning.
Trail’s city council wants to stop targeting pitbull terriers in their animal control bylaw, but describing a vicious dog as one that’s killed a person has raised concerns from at least one councillor, reports Val Rossi for the Trial Daily Times.
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital is using a boost in funding from the province to increase pay for doctors taking the unpopular night shift, reports Val Rossi for the Trail Daily Times.
Invermere was set to start their deer cull in the next few days but a court injunction has stopped all work, reports Steve Jessel for the Invermere Valley Echo.
Bill Bennett, MLA for Kootenay East, is in France, talking with a ski resort company about projects in B.C., including the controversial Jumbo Glacier Resort, reports the CBC.
As the government works to revive a caribou population in the East Kootenay, the question of whether to cull wolves to protect that herd is a hot topic, reports Carolyn Grant for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Bill Bennett, MLA for Kootenay East, has said a wolf cull would be necessary but the Ktunaxa Nation and Wildsight are reluctant to endorse such a measure.