Kelsey Verboom

Dual fires burn in backcountry

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffHot weather and high winds this week fanned the…

Future of backcountry coalition uncertain

By Kelsey Verboom,Pioneer StaffA local group formed from of all kinds of…

Small places produce big-time athletes

Like some of the Olympics more scandalized athletes, I have a serious…

50-hectare fire burns in Kootenay National Park

By Kelsey Verboom,Pioneer StaffPlumes of smoke poured from Octopus Mountain in Kootenay…

Kelowna shooter suspect previously charged in Radium

Three people were arrested following a high-speed chase in Kelowna on July…

Timmmmber!

By Kelsey VerboomThis week, the government of British Columbia is forking over…

National baseball tournament to honour Randy Martin

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffTwo valley baseball teams will take to the field…

When is enough?

By Kelsey Verboom, Pioneer StaffI dont often borrow from the writing of…

Mud doesnt dampen spirit

By Kelsey VerboomThe recent mudslide at Fairmont Hot Springs is a disaster…

More backcountry roads to stay open

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffThe provincial government has announced it will keep more…

High floodwaters destroy bridges in park

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffRapidly rising waters in Kootenay National Park this month…

Ranchers cut off by floodwaters

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffUnrelenting rainstorms have caused the Columbia River and the…

Labour market rallies, but unemployment rates remains high

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffThe latest regional employment statistics suggest the economy in…

Into the great unknown

By Kelsey VerboomDuring the next few weeks, David Thompson Secondary School graduates…

RCMP reopen cold case more than 50 years old

By Kelsey Verboom, Pioneer StaffWith files from Stephanie StevensOne member of the…

Employment centre saved, new facility opens

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffThe once-precarious fate of the Columbia Valleys employment centre…

RDEK directors leave Jumbo decisions to province

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffThe Regional District of East Kootenay has decided to…

New parkland slated for downtown Canal Flats

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffResidents of Canal Flats can look forward to wandering…

School program applauded for bringing generations together

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffStudents, staff, and seniors of a unique school program…

Drivers endangering bears lives

By Kelsey VerboomPioneer StaffVisitors and residents alike revel in the chance to…