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BC ELECTION

Kootenay East voters out in droves already

A third of Kootenay East voters have either already voted or requested mail-in ballots

BC ELECTION
Spardell Mobile Home owner fined, given extension as 5-year water pipe debacle continues

Spardell Mobile Home owner fined, given extension as 5-year water pipe debacle continues

Interior Health has given Rick Pater an extra month to fix the pipes at Spardell Mobile Home park

Spardell Mobile Home owner fined, given extension as 5-year water pipe debacle continues
Sparwood dodges request for support for free contraception

Sparwood dodges request for support for free contraception

Councillors didn’t take any action on a request from another municipality to join a campaign for no-cost prescription contraception

Sparwood dodges request for support for free contraception
Kerri Wall is the BC Greens candidate for Kootenay East in the 2020 BC provincial election. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Fernie’s Kerri Wall contests Kootenay East for BC Greens

Wall took a big-picture approach to many of the challenges facing the Elk Valley

Kerri Wall is the BC Greens candidate for Kootenay East in the 2020 BC provincial election. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Images from the B.C. Conservation Officer Service used to charge a Fernie man with Wildlife Act violations. (BC Conservation Officer Service handout)

Kootenay man fined $7,000 for BC Wildlife Act violations

The man plead guilty to charges at Terrace Provincial Court

Images from the B.C. Conservation Officer Service used to charge a Fernie man with Wildlife Act violations. (BC Conservation Officer Service handout)
Shypitka: Speculation about a fall election ‘troubling’ given ongoing pandemic

Shypitka: Speculation about a fall election ‘troubling’ given ongoing pandemic

The Kootenay East MLA was re-appointed opposition critic for energy, mines and petroleum resources

Shypitka: Speculation about a fall election ‘troubling’ given ongoing pandemic
COVID-19 cases reported at Teck site in Elk Valley

COVID-19 cases reported at Teck site in Elk Valley

Seven new COVID-19 cases have been reported

COVID-19 cases reported at Teck site in Elk Valley
Many restaurants have closed in response to COVID-19. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

Young Canadians, hospitality workers bear the brunt of mental strain in 2020: report

A study by Morneau Shepell points to economic uncertainty in the pandemic as the cause for angst

Many restaurants have closed in response to COVID-19. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)