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Paramedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays

Auditor’s report points to gaps in ambulance service for rural B.C.

“This increases the risk that some patients do not receive the care they need, when they need it.”

B.C.’s rural, remote regions bear lion’s share of gaps in ambulance services: report

The report recommends that BCEHS evaluate its advanced care coverage across the province

UPDATE: Two-car accident closes Highway 3A at Thrums

Road expected to open for single-lane alternating traffic at 2 p.m.

Reliability rates rise at the West Kootenay Regional Airport

This winter sees more takeoffs and landings at Castlegar’s airport than last year

Castlegar woman recognized by Squash BC with Emerging Female award

Rebecca Vassilakakis is a board member at the Nelson Squash Club.

Backcountry skiers found safe by Rossland Search and Rescue

Two skiers and their dogs spend cold night outdoors before being flown to safety

Castlegar Fire Department home to new flammable-liquids response trailer

Trailer will support the entire region in the event of a liquid or gas fire

First craft brewery set to open in Castlegar

Tailout Brewing will be opening to the public this summer

Born 1 pound, 11 ounces, Winlaw premature baby comes home

Indra Greaves was born at the Nelson hospital after just 24 weeks of gestation

Scammers using Castlegar home for rental fraud

Local realtors say the problem is happening more frequently with their properties

Two people face charges in Trail drug bust

Police seized 44 grams of fentanyl and 16 grams of methamphetamine

Castlegar man charged with impaired driving after Columbia Ave. collision

SUV made a left turn in front of an oncoming vehicle, striking it head on

Snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay

Snowfall amounts up to 40 centimetres starting later this evening

Snowfall warning issued for Kootenay passes

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

VIDEO: Kootenay fiddlers join Natalie McMaster on stage

Castlegar violin teacher Brie Hurlbert and her students play with famous fiddler.

VIDEO: Kootenay teen writes song dedicated to accident victim’s family

Alexx Iachetta wrote “Consequences” after Wayne Kernachan’s death struck close to home.

VIDEO: Tribute to fallen tow truck driver fills Castlegar streets

Convoy honouring Wayne Kernachan highlights need for caution at accident scenes

Workers picket Interfor mill as rotating strikes begin

Wider rotating strike action is expected across the Kootenays

Convoy to honour tow truck driver killed while working near Castlegar

Tow trucks and emergency vehicles will drive down Columbia Ave Saturday in memory of Wayne Kernachan