Local News

Unsanitary change room conditions exposed at Radium’s hot springs pools

Health inspector felt nothing of concern posed a “serious physical or health risk”

Good wood; Radium lumbers to top prize

Wood WORKS! BC gives honour to Radium at UBCM

Jumbo’s legal boondoggle continues

Province appealing the BC Supreme Court decision

Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

A warning from Interior Health about the unknown health risks of vaping is getting a partial rebuke

Ministry of Agriculture commits $300,000 to help B.C. farmers obtain land

B.C. Land Matching Program supports access to affordable farmland for young farmers

More burning prohibitions rescinded in southeast B.C.

Category 2 and 3 fires will be permitted in Southeast Fire Centre as of 1p.m. on Wednesday.

Ottawa instructs NEB to redo Trans Mountain pipeline review
Agassiz dairy farm fire
Scheer pushes Trudeau to re-start Energy East pipeline talks
Messages of hope, encouragement line bars of B.C. bridge

Keeping bears wild

Tips from WildSafe BC community coordinators

  • Sep 17th, 2018

Some dance to remember

Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley

Poacher fined in court for illegal hunt

Albertan caught shooting pregnant cow elk on First Nations land

Pride Festival comes to the Valley

Event at Lakeshore Saturday, September 22nd, followed by drag queens at Horsethief in evening

  • Sep 14th, 2018

B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

Cops For Kids’ southeast B.C. tour rolls on

Annual RCMP fundraiser will see 34 cyclists ride 1,000 kilometres raising funds

B.C.’s Kootenays ask province to ban feeding troublesome turkeys

Dozens of foul fowls are roaming the streets of edgewater

Cross River alert rescinded

Alert removed for Cross River properties, including Nipika Mountain Resort Tuesday, September 11th

E-cigarette health hazards remain unknown

Interior Health says vaping not safe alternative to cigarettes

A life saved and remade

In light of World Suicide Prevention day, a local look at the sobering statistics

New B.C. party looks to represent rural voters in next election

Houston councillor Jonathan Van Barneveld says party will be a ‘relentless voice’ for rural towns

Campfire ban remains for most of Southeast Fire District

BC Wildfire Service lifts campfire ban in some regions after rain and cooler temperatures

Turning 100: pioneer children of the Valley

Birthday party for Ray Crook and Joy Bond