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Salmon expert chides DFO for potentially reckless fisheries management

By James Peters
September 23, 2018 - 2:23pm

SCOTCH CREEK, B.C. — A B.C. salmon expert is sounding the alarm about what may be lower-than-expected numbers for the world famous Adams River salmon return this year.

A dominant year for spawning salmon in the Fraser River system arrives every four years, and 2018 is a dominant year.

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Training underway for employees of first BC cannabis store in Kamloops

By Jill Sperling
September 18, 2018 - 4:41pm Updated: September 19, 2018 - 5:04am

KAMLOOPS — Come October 17 recreational marijuana will be legal, but there will only be one B.C. cannabis store in operation, and it will be in Kamloops. 

The B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch put out a call for employees in July. 

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Protest held as Taseko continues drilling near proposed Prosperity site

By James Peters / Global BC
September 10, 2018 - 3:42pm Updated: September 13, 2018 - 9:57am

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A protest was held in the Chilcotin this weekend over further exploration and drilling by Taseko Mines in an area about 125 kilometres west of Williams Lake.

A court ruling allows the company to drill for minerals at more than 100 sites and set up a base camp.