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Famous elk back with new headgear on Vancouver Island

He’s sporting a tarp, an innertube, and windchimes now but he’s the same frisky fellow from last year.

Trust strengthens child care in the Basin

CBT is launching a new $3.6-million program to help maintain and create new child care spaces.

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Report: Proposed Castlegar airport upgrade could increase reliability

New system would require a different kind of plane than Air Canada currently flies to Castlegar

Castlegar Hospice grants living wishes with virtual reality

The Castlegar Hospice Society is granting living wishes using virtual reality.

Researcher asking for public help to locate meteorites

Planetary scientist looking for video evidence of where recent fireball landed

Rossland Council to review streetlight complaints

Rossland City Council will be holding a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

Trudeau on UN speech: Canada must 'walk the talk' on human rights
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Liberal MP heads to L.A. to ward off misinformed asylum seekers


    Slush storm reaches Kootenay Pass


      Vancouver urban farm combines agriculture with social goals


        Overdoses and break-and-enters ‘brutalizing’ Castlegar

        RCMP Sgt. Laurel Matthew shares the frustrations of trying to convince fentanyl users to stop.

        Rossland’s median income higher than B.C.’s

        The median total income in Rossland rose 32.7 per cent from $31,715 in 2005 to $42,091 in 2015

        Backcountry closure partially lifted

        Closure of the Rocky Mountain Forest District will be rescinded Sept. 15.

        Nelson man sentenced after being shot during break and enter

        Though shot, Brandon Malkinson avoided hospital and RCMP for four days.

        Nelson man sentenced after being shot during break and enter

        Though shot, Brandon Malkinson avoided hospital and RCMP for four days.

        Bears and apple trees: Community fruit tree gleaning

        Fall is in the air and the fruit trees are bursting with fresh ripe apples.

        • Sep 14th, 2017

        New Rossland youth space expected to open in October

        The southern portion of the new Rossland youth space is expected to open in October.

        Keynote at renewable energy conference stresses energy efficiency

        The key to achieving 100 per cent renewable energy is better building envelopes.

        Rossland Legion reopens after renovation

        The Rossland Royal Canadian Legion celebrated the grand re-opening of its upstairs lounge.

        New affordable housing unit in Trail nears completion

        The unit was funded by Columbia Basin Trust, the Government of Canada and the Province of B.C.

        Bear shot after breaking into Fruitvale home

        The incident happened in a Fruitvale home early Wednesday morning

        Castlegar area firefighters awarded for supporting Muscular Dystrophy Canada

        The Castlegar Firefighters Association and Robson firefighter Dustin LePage recognized.

        Osprey rescued after falling out of nest in Cowichan Bay

        Young bird fell from nest

        • Sep 8th, 2017