Local News

Elections Canada: Cranbrook, rural voters backed Rob Morrison

Kootenay-Columbia polling numbers break down who voted for whom

MLA anticipates further job loss in resource sector, following Teck announcement

MLA Tom Shypitka says this, “is devastating news for my communities.”

Open house on Kicking Horse Canyon project

Ministry of Transportation meeting Tuesday, Oct 29th

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Rob Morrison ready to get to work

Kootenay Columbia’s new MP reflects on the campaign, and looks ahead

UPDATED: Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear B.C.’s appeal in Kootenay aboriginal rights case

Decision could reverse the Sinixt people’s status as extinct in Canada

Informed voters cast their ballots

Laird students learn about federal election process by participating in mock vote

Kootenay logging companies diversifying products amid challenging time in forest industry

Galloway Lumber focused on specialty wood products, steel components, cross-laminated timber

Spur Valley taps into water conservation

25 per cent decrease in residential water usage reported by RDEK

  • Oct 24, 2019

RCMP Report

Callouts for Columbia Valley RCMP, October 14-20th

  • Oct 23, 2019

BC Liberal leader guest speaker at CVCC lunch

Andrew Wilkinson talks interprovincial healthcare, forestry, and more at Chamber gathering

Teck announces roll out of electric buses for Elk Valley operations

Hon. Michelle Mungall says it’s great to see Teck taking action on climate change

Dragonfly Discovery Centre to move into Strand’s space in Invermere

Columbia Basin Trust helps create 198 new spaces, improve 1,256 existing spaces

  • Oct 22, 2019

Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar

Interior Health says the overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

Green and NDP candidates talk strategic voting at Nelson public meeting

Wayne Stetski and Abra Brynne traded ideas but made no concessions for this election

Delays at railroad crossing in Kootenay town cause for concern

About 1870 Fernie residents are temporarily isolated when the train passes through town

Kootenay-Columbia candidates attend Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum

About 120 people attended the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum on Oct. 16 at the Prince Charles Theatre.

Two years later, City of Fernie remembers

Oct. 17, 2019 marks two years since the tragic ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena