Two local health areas have never had more new weekly COVID-19 cases. 49 last week in Greater Trail was more than a third higher than the previous record, while Grand Forks totalled 39, almost double their previous record and more than two times higher than the previous week.
The Liberal Candidate for South Okanagan-West Kootenay said constituents are telling him health care during the pandemic is thier biggest concern. Ken Robertson is a Neskonlith Indian Band member who feels he can make a difference on Indigenous issues.
Nelson City Police are recommending an arson charge against a 36-year-old man from Saturday's grass fire near the junction of Highway's 3-A and 6. Police said a sharp eyed Nelson resident identified the suspect to police and fire fighters after witnessing the incident.