John Boivin

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

Wet, mild December held few surprises for forecasters

While precipitation was normal, mild temperatures meant little fell as snow

West Kootenay property assessments show stable market

Most residential properties rose 10-18 per cent in value

West Kootenay property assessments show stable market

Most residential properties rose 10-18 per cent in value

Local suppliers say they were stiffed by Kootenay Country Music Festival

Collapse of promoter’s business has left several suppliers out thousands

B.C. couple fakes sex to steal laundry room coins

Rossland couple fakes the dirty to clean out the washers and dryers

West Kootenay highways a mess as heavy snowfall continues

‘Roads are very icy, people have to be patient and have to slow down’

Good fencing makes good neighbours— especially when your neighbours are bears

Workshop in Pass Creek this weekend to promote benefits of proper protection for livestock

B.C. conservation officer says farmers not doing enough after 3 grizzlies killed

Little uptake on incentive programs for fencing frustrates local conservation officer

Conservation officer says farmers not doing enough after three grizzlies killed

Little uptake on incentive programs for fencing frustrates local conservation officer

B.C. woman launches campaign for trick-or-treaters who can’t eat candy

The teal pumpkin is a welcome sign for families whose kids can’t have candy

Rossland woman, 64, completes marathon bike ride across Asia

Brenda Trenholme completed the 13,000-kilometre trek last week

Rossland council candidate runs for office from hospital bed

Scott Forsyth suffered a stroke a few days into the 2018 municipal campaign

Kootenay growers call for ban on hemp production in region

Concern that low-THC hemp could spoil outdoor-grown cannabis crop

Clashing fronts produce wild fall storm

Trees, power lines knocked down from Slocan valley to Trail

Campfire ban remains in place for West Kootenay

No change to order as conditions remain very dry in region

Pot legalization will force big adjustments to Kootenay economy, society

Tracey Harvey hopes to offer policy-makers ideas on transforming the Kootenay pot trade

Facebook group collects Kootenay crime concerns

Not meant to be a vigilante site, creator says

More smoke for Castlegar and area expected

Wildfire Service planning controlled burns on Bulldog Mountain fire west of city.