Local News

Happy hearts with Heart of Rockies transition

After 36 years, a new race director will be at the helm this year

Regional District Monitoring Flood Conditions as Melt Continues

High Streamflow Advisory Flood Watch for Kootenays

  • May 17th, 2018

CastleRock focused on fire safety with FireSmart designation

Public event Saturday, May 19th focused on fire safety

From India to Invermere

Students arrive for hospitality program

Invermere residents want smoke ban

DOI survey respondents overwhelmingly in favour of ban on local trails

Rain, storms to hit Kootenays, Boundary amid flood crisis

Environment Canada is calling for 20 to 40 mm of rain by Friday

After the floods, comes the cleanup in Grand Forks
Canadian Armed Forces fight natural disasters
After the floods, assessing what's still left
Grand Forks prepares for peak flooding

Rock talk with Kootenay geologist

Event on Wednesday, May 16th at 7 p.m. at the Wilmer Community Hall

Kootenay National Park upgrades announced

More than $25 million announced for work in KNP this year

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018

Controlled fire burns near Radium

Fire burned carefully north of the Redstreak Campground on Friday, April 27th

Swimming up a creek

Lake Windermere District Rod and Gun club requests culvert work

Welcome to the Wings Over the Rockies Festival and to the Columbia Valley

22nd annual event takes flight this week

  • May 8th, 2018

Correcting the Okanagan Correctional

B.C. Corrections, an academic and a union boss on moving forward from Incorrectional

Tapping out: B.C. Morse Telegraph Club says goodbye to an era

Club signals its end as elderly telegraphers consign it to history

RCMP officer accused in Castlegar shooting death elects jury trial

Case of RCMP Constable Jason Tait has first hearing in 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey.

RCMP Report

Some of the more interesting callouts by Columbia Valley RCMP this week

  • Apr 26th, 2018

Red Cross volunteer 30+ years service recognized

Audrey Thornton given Citation by Canadian Red Cross for her many years of dedication

Kicking Horse Coffee named Canada’s best place to work

Kicking Horse Coffee is being recognized as the Best Workplace™ in Canada

  • Apr 26th, 2018

Mother trees at Wings over the Rockies

Annual festival runs May 7-th-13th

  • Apr 26th, 2018

Environmental fund celebrates a decade of successes

Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund to continue on indefinitely