Carolyn Grant

A recent audit has found shortcomings in the management of B.C.’s forest service roads. AOG Audit
A recent audit has found shortcomings in the management of B.C.’s forest service roads. AOG Audit
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First snow survey of season says snow packs close to normal in Kootenays

East Kootenay slightly under; West right on the norm

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Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo

Kootenay real estate sales end year strong

Another record breaking month closes out 2020

Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo
The Drainage Water Treatment Plant that has been operating since 1979 to treat Sullivan water. Teck photo

Sullivan Mine-impacted groundwater has migrated below some Kimberley properties

Teck staff to host online meetings regarding mine impacted groundwater; letters sent to owners of affected properties in Kimberley

The Drainage Water Treatment Plant that has been operating since 1979 to treat Sullivan water. Teck photo
Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo

Hot Kootenay real estate market shows no signs of slowing

Demand for single family homes driving the surge

Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo
Real estate sales are setting records in the Kootenays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Record breaking real estate sales continue across the Kootenays

KAR reports a total of 434 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® in October 2020, a rise of 41.6 per cent from October 2019.

Real estate sales are setting records in the Kootenays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Kootenay real estate sales surge for fourth month in a row

Kootenay real estate sales surge for fourth month in a row

However the Kootenay Association of Realtors cautions inventory is low heading into winter

Kootenay real estate sales surge for fourth month in a row
Calvin Dickson photo

Dramatic sky in the East Kootenay during weekend storm

Thunderstorms rolled through the East Kootenay on Saturday, June 13

Calvin Dickson photo
Bat count 2019 before social distancing. Photo: Okanagan Bat Project.

BC bats don’t spread COVID-19 says Kootenay Bat Project

Misinformation can lead to problems for bats, project says

Bat count 2019 before social distancing. Photo: Okanagan Bat Project.
Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok. File photo

Frustrated MLA begs out of province visitors to stay home

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok doesn’t understand why people aren’t listening to good advice

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok. File photo
Rick Jensen, Chair of Columbia Basin Trust, retired from its Board of Directors at the end of 2019. Rick had been Chair since 2016 and joined as a Director in 2013. Photo courtesy CBT.

Rick Jensen retires as Chair of Columbia Basin Trust

Jensen spent seven years on the board, four as chair

Rick Jensen, Chair of Columbia Basin Trust, retired from its Board of Directors at the end of 2019. Rick had been Chair since 2016 and joined as a Director in 2013. Photo courtesy CBT.
Molly Miller racing for Northern Michigan U at US Nationals this week. Submitted file.

Two wins for Kootenay Nordic skier Molly Miller at U.S. Nationals

Miller skied for Kimberley Nordic Club and Rossland Black Jacks

Molly Miller racing for Northern Michigan U at US Nationals this week. Submitted file.
FILE – The B.C. Conservation Officer Service made the decision to relocate two grizzly bears that had been frequenting urban areas around Bella Coola for the past few weeks. (Submitted/Black Press Media)

Bear killed in Kimberley after chasing girl, wreaking havoc on town

This particular brown-coloured bear has been the subject of many calls this summer; very food habituated, CO says

FILE – The B.C. Conservation Officer Service made the decision to relocate two grizzly bears that had been frequenting urban areas around Bella Coola for the past few weeks. (Submitted/Black Press Media)
Philip Porter was 16 when he disappeared. Kimberley RCMP file                                The Porter house in Kimberley. Chris Newel file

Case of missing Kootenay teen still unsolved 50 years later

Phillip Porter, age 16, disappeared near his home in Kimberley on June 26, 1969

Philip Porter was 16 when he disappeared. Kimberley RCMP file                                The Porter house in Kimberley. Chris Newel file
The elk herd on the move near Wycliffe. Leyland Cecco file.

VIDEO: Driver captures East Kootenay elk herd on the move

Leyland Cecco spotted the herd while he was driving on Highway 95A to Cranbrook

The elk herd on the move near Wycliffe. Leyland Cecco file.
Kimberley residents attended a vigil for the South Purcell Mountain Caribou last week. Wildsight file.

Biologists discover another female calf in depleted South Purcell Mountain Caribou herd

Calf will be moved to Revelstoke maternity pens, then released

Kimberley residents attended a vigil for the South Purcell Mountain Caribou last week. Wildsight file.
B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck
Most mountainous regions in B.C. are included in the warning.

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

Most mountainous regions in B.C. are included in the warning.
Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars

Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars

Big win leads to early retirement

Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars
USW forestry workers headed for mediation

USW forestry workers headed for mediation

738 workers in East Kootenay, a further 175 in West Kootenay

USW forestry workers headed for mediation