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Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society helps transfer tired cub to rehabilitation center

DEN DIGGER: A Westview resident noticed a small bear cub digging a hole under a porch. They called the BC RAPP line (1.877.952.7277), and the call went to local conservation officer Andrew Anaka. This little one, who was preparing for winter, was also beginning to fall asleep, even while digging. He was quickly picked up by Andrew and placed in ...

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Celebrate the New Year with the Holiday Concert by Rob Mathes

Thousands of people have already watched the Rob Mathes Holiday Concert, available for just two weeks this year on YouTube. If you haven’t watched it yet, there are still a few days left to see the concert online before it is gone forever on January 5th. “Last year, in the midst of the pandemic, myself and a few of my ...

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Indonesian Navy ship tows boat with Rohingya refugees to port

LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia – An Indonesian Navy ship was towing a boat carrying 120 Rohingya Muslims to the port on Thursday after drifting for days off the country’s northernmost province of Aceh, a navy official said. The refugee’s wooden boat reportedly leaked and had a damaged engine. Efforts to rescue its passengers, who are largely women and children, began after the ...

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Chandigarh University comes to the aid of Indian farmers; develops an AI-based mobile application to detect crop diseases – ThePrint

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec. 28 (ANI / PRNewswire): Among the many problems facing Indian farmers, the disease problem in crops has caused major losses to the farming community. According to one estimate, Indian farmers suffer an annual loss of Rs. 90,000 crore due to pests and diseases, which destroy the growing crops in the field. Chandigarh University has come forward ...

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Don, Rescue make the week before Christmas lively for COSAR – Keremeos Review

It was Christmas Eve and search and rescue activities in the central Okanagan were hectic. Just before 11 p.m. on Friday, December 24, Christmas Eve, COSAR was called to assist the Kelowna RCMP in locating an elderly woman with a mental health issue in the North Glenmore area. “The female had left her resident and was scantily clad for the ...

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Kelowna sledgers donate $ 15,000 to rescue group after being rescued near Revelstoke | iINFOnews

Revelstoke Search and Rescue found Andrew MacLeod and TJ Dumonceaux in 2018 and now they are giving back to rescue organizations. Image Credit: SUBMIT / COSAR December 24, 2021 – 9:20 a.m. Three years ago, snowmobilers Andrew MacLeod and TJ Dumonceaux were rescued by a search and rescue group. Today, December 24, they paid it off by donating $ 15,000 ...

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Dozens of refugees died after a ship sank in Greek waters | Refugees

Greek authorities have said dozens of refugees are believed to have died after a boat carrying up to 50 people, according to a witness, sank off the island of Folegandros in the second major loss of life in the Mediterranean in A few days. Nearly 24 hours after the rescue operation began on Tuesday evening, coastguard officials said it was ...

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China imposes sanctions on US officials against Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) – China on Tuesday announced sanctions against four members of the US Government’s Commission on International Religious Freedom in retaliation for sanctions imposed on Chinese officials over complaints of abuse in the northwestern Xinjiang region . The tit-for-tat sanctions are adding to the growing tension in Xinjiang. Washington has banned imports from the region that could be done ...

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9 people in Arizona accused of defrauding pandemic relief program

December 19, 2021Update: December 19, 2021 11:33 a.m. PHOENIX (AP) – Nine people in Arizona have been charged with allegations that they fraudulently obtained more than $ 23 million in government aid in the event of a pandemic. Federal prosecutors allege that Jason Coleman, 40, and Kimberly Coleman, 38, of Mesa, conspired to prepare and submit about two dozen fraudulent ...

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Local Utah News Headlines – Friday Night, December 17, 2021

Friday evening, December 17, 2021 State Utah’s unemployment rate far lower than the nation’s Unemployment in Utah remains at record rates. According to the Utah Department of Workforce Services, the unemployment rate in November was 2.1%, half the national rate. About 34,500 Utahns are unemployed. Labor shortages have been a problem nationwide. But Utah’s chief economist said that while the ...

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