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SD 51 closes playground, court access amid COVID-19 concerns

The Provincial Health Officer has said that playgrounds are not safe spaces during pandemic

Boundary doctor warns against inter-regional travel

Self-isolation means going straight home (not to the store first) and staying there for 14 days

How the Boundary is bringing food to those who need it

The local food bank is expecting a new wave of clients in the coming weeks

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Selkirk College curtails operations with move to alternative delivery

Staff, students given to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, to clear their desks and offices

  • Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19: Visitation limits in place at all Interior Health sites

Essential visits only restriction now in place to keep patients, healthcare workers safe

COVID-19 comes to Castlegar

Local doctors urging public to stay home as local cases surface

Interior Health cancels day programs, prioritizes admissions to protect seniors receiving care

Respite care, day programs cancelled as health authority ready themselves for COVID-19

BC Transit implements rear door loading, no fares

BC Transit introduces these changes as a social distancing measure

Selkirk College student housing to remain open, with precautions

College won’t evict students in midst of COVID-19 pandemic, says prez

Grand Forks, Greenwood council meetings cancelled for March 23

Offices in Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway and the RDKB are restricting public access

First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Invermere

Invermere’s first case of COVID-19 is affiliated with the Rockies hockey team

Save-On-Foods temporarily bans reusable shopping bags, suspends bottle returns due to COVID-19

It has also limited its operating hours and implemented special shopping hour for seniors

Nelson dentist petitions province to order shut-down of all dental offices

David Alfaro says current COVID-19 recommendation doesn’t go far enough

Castlegar couple stranded in Ecuador

Closed borders and travel limitations keep Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling in Ecuador.

Boundary students showcase science skills

The SD 51 science fair saw motors spin, planes fly and baking soda volcanoes erupt

Surgical masks pile up on Hong Kong beaches after COVID-19 outbreak

B.C. resident working with ocean conservation team to track trash on Soko Islands

Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing confirms guest tested positive for COVID-19

Guest also stayed in Revelstoke Mountain Resort hotel, skied resort and visited restaurants