Local News

Health care crisis in the Valley

Patients and doctor speak to some of the struggles accessing health care outside the Columbia Valley

Kootenay man dies in crash near Sparwood

Accident occurred last night east of Sparwood, RCMP appealing for witnesses

Invermere’s borderless doctor returns from Iraq

Dr. Stefanie Falz spent three months on a mission with Doctors Without Borders

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Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris
Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people
Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt
Structure fire destroys Surrey tire shop, closes section of Fraser Highway

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

  • Feb 20, 2019

MLA working on health care access

Clovechok addresses numerous health concerns from constituents

Prowling predator poaches pooch

Vigilence urged as cougars attack livestock and household pets

Columbia Valley RCMP searching for missing person

Police ask for help in finding Elizabeth Stewart, who hasn’t contacted family since Jan. 14

Man seriously hurt after police shooting near Nelson

Incident has been reported to provincial police watchdog

  • Feb 13, 2019

Snow storm hits East Kootenay

Fernie expected to get the most accumulation at roughly 20-25 centimetres by the end of the day

Special avalanche warning issued for East Kootenay

Unusual conditions have treeline areas more dangerous than alpine

RCMP Report

Weekly roundup from Columbia Valley RCMP

  • Feb 7, 2019

Keeping afloat on Radium hot springs renovations

Update on construction at the local pool

Council aims for smoke-less Canal Flats

Clean Air Bylaw set to pass at next Council meeting

Valley’s second proposed cannabis shop generates little smoke

Proposal for Crossroads location in former Bavin Glassworks location

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Snowfall warning for Trans Canada

Environment Canada calls for 15 to 25 cm of snow