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RCMP: Appledale homicide investigation still active

A 59-year-old man was found dead on May 20

Kaslo commits to 100 per cent renewable energy plan

Nine local governments have made the pledge this year

  • Dec 12, 2019

Cops seize load of pot near Salmo

Traffic stop nets hundreds of pounds of cannabis

Home fuel tank fails, spilling oil near Nakusp

Officials say 700 litres may have escaped in the spill

Body found in car at bottom of lake near Needles ferry

Police say at this time no foul play is suspected

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Wildlife advocates thrilled with success of overpasses in Banff National Park
Investigators at Gabriola Island crash scene
B.C. crew films fight between octopus, bald eagle after bird 'bites off more than it can chew'
First commercial e-plane lands test flight in B.C.

RDCK appoints new regional fire chief

Nora Hannon has been acting head of the fire service since the old chief’s departure in the summer

Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

New system to keep Nakusp-area snowmobilers, caribou from meeting

GPS tracking keeps caribou safe while opening up the backcountry for sledding

Two accidents block Hwy 3 east of Christina Lake

Fire chief: pregnant female in vehicle that rolled off the road was headed to Trail to have her baby

Police watchdog exonerates RCMP in Bonnington death

Officer’s shots were justified, report says

Basin economic snapshot shows Kootenay a mixed bag

State of the Basin report shows economic recovery from recession a slow go

South Okanagan–West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings named Critic for Natural Resources

Cannings held this role with previous parliament, also named Deputy Critic for Transport

Wind warning issued for Kootenay Lake, Highway 3

Environment Canada says temperatures will also drop through Friday

Judge reserves sentencing decision in former northern B.C. mayor sex assault case

The Crown is seeking four to six years federal time; the defence wants 18 months in provincial jail

RDCK board chair re-elected

Aimee Watson will serve a second year

Moose tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in northwest Montana

This is the first time the disease has been detected in the species in Montana