John Boivin

Active life is family affair for Castlegar mom-and-daughter athletes

Two generations taking part in 55+ Senior’s Games

Burn rules loosen in Kootenays as weather eases fire concerns

Category 2 and 3 fires will be allowed in most areas — but know the regulations

August temperatures a touch above normal in West Kootenay

But little rain makes for a very dry month

Cops for Kids Ride to tour Kootenays

Ride raises funds for children in crisis

Construction forces temporary change to KBRH access

Changes due to the ongoing construction at the Trail hospital

Fire destroys Burton garage

Cause of fire unknown, under investigation

Kootenay cannabis growers, retailers air issues with minister

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth and local MLA Michelle Mungall host chat on industry problems

Arrow Lakes Hospital emergency ward will be closed Sunday

Staff shortage forces closure of facility

Crews battle blaze just south of Nakusp

Air, ground crews battle small fire near Box Lake Lumber

UPDATE: Fuel spill prompts block to be closed off in Nakusp

Officials estimate 1,000 litres of fuel spilled in the accident

UPDATE: Kootenay Lake ferry to be hit by job action Saturday

Full service to return after the long weekend; Glade, Harrop-Procter ferries won’t be affected

Nakusp mayor says logging truck fire shows need to review rules

Tom Zeleznik says fire got much worse because firefighters hands were tied

Former Amazing Race star dies in Slocan Valley hiking accident

Kenneth McAlpine was on Season Five of The Amazing Race Canada

UPDATE: Searchers find body of missing Valhalla Park hiker

Man’s apparently fell 800 feet down off challenging trail

Logging truck starts forest fire north of Nakusp

Traffic reduced to single-lane alternating as crews battle blaze

Smoke-free summer a boon for West Kootenay tourism

Tourism centres seeing numbers up

Rossland council urges minister to kill Jumbo Glacier Resort project

Mayor writes letter panning ski resort on environmental, legal, and economic grounds

West Kootenay mills weathering perfect storm in industry

Most say they’re set to persevere through tough economic times

Ferry workers could be on strike in West Kootenay before month’s end

Workers’ contract expired; both sides waiting to hear ruling on essential services

Nakusp council re-appoints committee to support hot springs operations

Group will provide advice and direction for initiatives to build the business.