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Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

Blooming World set to blossom

Council unanimously voted in Invermere’s first cannabis retail shop

Cannabis shop proposed for Athalmer Road

Public hearing Wednesday, January 30th at CVCC / Lions Hall for proposed shop

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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

Conservation area renamed a Ktunaxa Cultural Landscape

Land stays as Crown land, but renamed to reflect cultural lens of local First Nations band

Fire at Columbia Lake Technology Centre site

BID Group project reportedly goes up in blaze

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Avalanche Awareness Days

Columbia Valley Search and Rescue plans outreach to snowmobile community about avalanche awareness

  • Jan 23, 2019

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Const. Jason Tait faces charges in the 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey in Castlegar

Mountainfilm on Tour returns

Event runs two nights this year, Feb 8-9th

Digital sign for community use

Rotary-sponsored sign at AG Valley Foods for nonprofit and community events

Students lobby for a rainbow crosswalk

Council agrees to proposal for painted crosswalk at 13th Ave. and 13th St. intersection

Home values rise in Columbia Valley

30% rise in Canal Flats; 10% in Invermere

Avalanche Canada advises extreme caution in Purcells

Danger high in Alpine, considerable at tree line

Second body recovered from deadly avalanche on Mount Brewer

Father and son both dead following snowmobile incident Saturday

Bloom or bust: Public to weigh in on proposed pot shop

Public hearing on proposed shop Tuesday, January 15th

Solar lights over flashlights

Proposal by RDEK for solar lights off Athalmer Road to brighten path

What to do(e) with deer urbanites

Tackling the translocation trial

Bonspiel on the Lake just around the corner

Annual event rocks the lake January 18-20