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EDITORIAL: The People’s Party of Canada arrives in the Kootenays

‘The Conservative Party of Canada walked away from us,’ says organizer of Kootenay-Columbia and South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding associations

Regional district seeks input on proposed cannabis cultivation rules

Residents will be asked to comment on proposed land-use bylaws for the RDCK

Workers picket Interfor mill as rotating strikes begin

Wider rotating strike action is expected across the Kootenays

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Mother of Ryan Shutka remembers her son
Paralyzed Calgary surgeon has undergone experimental surgery in Thailand with positive results
Trudeau's comments on cabinet changes kick up social media storm
Police lay first degree murder charge after death of 11-year-old girl

MP Wayne Stetski officially nominated as NDP candidate for Kootenay-Columbia riding

The federal election is coming up next October

  • Nov 22, 2018

Hunters fined $14,000 for illegal harvesting

Guns, carcasses seized after two bighorn sheep killed out of season on mining property

Columbia Basin Trust announces grant for technology upgrades

The deadline for organizations to apply is Dec. 17

Forestry workers set to begin job action in Kootenays

Operations in Castlegar, Cranbrook, Galloway, Elko, Radium, Golden may see job action this week.

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

Kootenay region posts 10-per-cent return rate on electoral reform ballots

As of Nov. 13, only 5.3 per cent of ballots had been returned province-wide

Nakusp Secondary School hosts day of remembrance

Event honoured Indigenous contributions to Canada’s war efforts

  • Nov 13, 2018

UPDATE: Police seek witnesses in Castlegar road rampage

Lake Country man faces 13 charges, including robbery, dangerous driving, flight from police, assault with a weapon, theft, and drug charges.

Conservation officer says farmers not doing enough after three grizzlies killed

Little uptake on incentive programs for fencing frustrates local conservation officer

USW forestry workers headed for mediation

738 workers in East Kootenay, a further 175 in West Kootenay

Shorter hours announced for Nelway, Carson border crossings

The crossings will close at 8 p.m. beginning Nov. 26

Castlegar airport reliability upgrade ‘at a standstill’ until 2020

One year after receiving $260,000 report, the West Kootenay Regional Airport is no closer to shaking Cancel-gar reputation

Stolen vintage motorcyle returned undamaged

It appears the thieves were unable to start the antique racer and abandoned it in a vacant Nakusp garage

  • Nov 1, 2018

Caribou maternity pen project nears its end by Revelstoke

Experts say work needs to continue to prevent extinction

Seniors bare all for new fire hall

The “Burning Desires” calendar girls are raising money to finish the Edgewood Fire Hall

  • Oct 30, 2018

Interactive map documents accidental deaths in Kootenay Boundary region

The research hopes to save lives in motor vehicle, recreational and drowning accidents

Conservatiave nomination won by four votes

Columbia Valley’s Wendy Booth loses to Morrison for Conservative nomination by four votes