Local News

Creating a clean-energy Kootenays

Kootenay Employment Services partners with Community Energy Association to launch Kootenay Clean Energy Transition Pilot Project.

‘Fearsome-looking animal’ fossil discovered in Kootenay National Park

Researchers expect the animal was living at the bottom of the sea

Kootenay Anglican bishop voices favour for same-gender marriages

Kootenay Diocese among 19 out of 30 around country to voice approval for same-gender marriage

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Scheer reacts after Trudeau apologizes for 'brownface' photo
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh reacts to 2001 photo of Trudeau in 'brownface'
Trudeau apology: brownface unacceptable and racist
DFO releases drone footage of work at Big Bar landslide site

Study to look at East-West Kootenay train

Castlegar Economic Development looking for consultants.

First Nations, governments agree to bring salmon back to Upper Columbia River

The three-year commitment is being described as ‘historic’

Dance the night away at annual Hospice barn dance

Tickets on sale now for popular event, happening August 24th

Victim Services sees simultaneous spike in clients and a reduction in funding

RCMP Sgt. pleads with Councils to help with funding for support role

423 acre Edgewater property enters Nature Trust of BC ownership

Prime bear and badger habitat in area, Nature Trust reports

  • Jul 23, 2019

RCMP Report

Some of the more interesting callouts for Columbia Valley RCMP July 15-21st

  • Jul 23, 2019

Six inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame

The 26th ceremony in Penticton welcomed powerful figures both from on and off the ice

RCMP investigate two shootings in the Lower Mainland

Incidents happened in Surrey, with a victim being treated at Langley Memorial Hospital

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Motor vehicle incident in Sparwood results in death of dump truck driver

Authorities did not specify what caused the vehicle to go off the road.

Balancing aesthetics and affordability in Canal Flats

Canal Flats Council briefs of July 8th

  • Jul 18, 2019

Rezoning opens way for Crossroads development

Change opens up commercial and residential possibilities for developer

Functioning and malfunctioning junctions in Invermere

Two new roundabouts possibly coming to Invermere interesections

Abra Brynne wins Kootenay-Columbia Green Party nomination

Brynne is one of three candidates who will challenge MP Wayne Stetski

Stetski talks up NDP election platform

NDP candidate for Kootenay-Columbia riding outlines election ‘commitments’ to Canadian voters