Local News

Kootenays unemployment rate best in B.C.

In one year, the region has gone from highest unemployment rate to lowest, at 3.1 per cent

Nakusp search and rescue group seeks volunteers

Senior Nakusp SAR member Ross Shkuratoff says the group is on the lookout for new members

  • Jan 7, 2019

Fire destroys Cherryville home

Lumby and Cherryville community rallying around young family

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EDITORIAL: On the ongoing hostage situation at the Castlegar airport

Tackling airport reliability a David-and-Goliath challenge for city

UPDATED: Avalanche control closes Highways 3, 31

Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston expected to be shut down until 4 p.m. Thursday

UPDATE: Highway 6 cleared and power restored in Cherryville

More than 200 customers were without power this morning and Highway 6 was closed in both directions

Wet, mild December held few surprises for forecasters

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

Two new directors appointed to Interior Health board

Three directors also reappointed to board overseeing health care services for B.C.’s southern interior region.

  • Jan 3, 2019

Snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay

Snowfall amounts up to 40 centimetres starting later this evening

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

Fire causes upwards of $60K in damage to Nelson Brewing Company building

The cause of the Tuesday fire is still under investigation

Snowfall warning issued for Kootenay passes

Up to 35 cm of snow expected Monday night and Tuesday.

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

Nelson-area man wants trapping laws changed after dog killed

Louis Seguin’s 10-month-old Australian shepherd died in a body-gripping trap last month

West Kootenay highways a mess as heavy snowfall continues

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

FLNRORD proposes changes to B.C.’s fishing regulations

The public is invited to comment on the changes until Jan. 11, 2019.

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats