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RDCK asks province for more powers to regulate private land logging

‘If the province won’t step up, we will have to’

First Nations included in latest Columbia River Treaty talks

Seventh round of negotiations between Canada and U.S. wrap up in Washington D.C.

RDCK chair: No comment on Castlegar Mayor’s FCM trip

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference costs about $3,600 per delegate

Nakusp bust finds drugs, guns, stolen property

Woman released on promise to appear in court in October.

More passengers travelling through West Kootenay Regional Airport

First quarter reliability and passenger numbers up at Castlegar’s Airport

Greens choose Rosslander to represent them in next federal election

Tara Howse is the former chair of Rossland’s Sustainability Commission

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Four fires still burning in West Kootenay

More than 25 fires were started by lightning in the last week.

Teck will continue to fight U.S. judgement

U.S. Supreme Court denied hearing Teck’s appeal last week

Nine fires burning in West Kootenay

All fires considered to be lightning caused.

Rainbow Road

Nakusp cuts ribbon on rainbow crosswalk

  • Jun 15, 2019

Castlegar mayor releases FCM itinerary

Bruno Tassone delivers promised report on activities at Quebec City municipal conference

West Kootenay afternoon storms spark fires

Lots of thunder and lightning, and little rain, as system moves through region

Nakusp cops warn of firebug

Call for assistance to stop person before a major fire starts

It’s on: Nakusp by-election will be a race after two throw hat in ring

Businessman Reny Kitto and retiree Ken Miller will be on July 13 ballot

Rossland teen heartbroken after thieves poison his beehive

Mom says she can’t understand why someone would kill bees for no apparent reason

Sick staff cause Nakusp’s hospital to close Saturday night

Interior Health says it’s actively recruiting for new casual staff

BC Hydro moving forward with Wildlife Enhancement Project

They have selected Burton Flats, south of Nakusp on the east side of the reservoir

  • Jun 7, 2019

Forecasters watching for June rain after West Kootenay’s driest May in 24 years

What happens in next few weeks has crucial impact on forest fire season

Small fires pop up around Kootenays

Fire danger is still low to moderate in most of the southeast Interior

Smoke from Alberta wildfires shrouds East Kootenay towns

Air quality health index rating for the Cranbrook area showing moderate risk to health