John Boivin

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.

Edgewood taken off evacuation alert

With progress on Mount O’Leary fire, it’s not a threat at this time

RDCK downgrades evac order in Bulldog Mtn. fire

Some residents can return, though other areas are still under evacuation order

Facebook group collects Kootenay crime concerns

Not meant to be a vigilante site, creator says

Evacuation alert issued for Edgewood

Mt. O’Leary fire burning 9 km from the community

RDCK issues evacuation order to Deer Creek residents

Local state of emergency declared in the area because of Deer Creek fire

Firesmart program has homeowners ‘thinking like an ember’

RDCK offering free home assessments to protect homes from wildfires

Smoky skies force flight cancellations

Air quality in West Kootenay also a health concern

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry