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Forestry workers set to begin job action in Kootenays

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

Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind

The Cranbrook musical community is mourning the passage of one of its central personalities

Rossland council’s first meeting sets appointments

Councillors assigned to sit on boards, committees on major city issues

Tour company plans shuttle service to Kelowna for stranded travellers

SMT Kootenay wants to help travellers get in and out of ‘Cancelgar’ in winter months

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

Trail police release image of liquor store robber

The video surveillance image shows the robber aiming a black gun at the store’s clerk

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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

B.C. university pride group replaces white supremacy posters

Around 50 people walked through downtown Victoria to share posters of love

Castlegar daycare selected for universal childcare pilot program

MLA Katrine Conroy presents letter of acceptance to the program to the Children’s Centre at Selkirk College

Pit bull cross, chihuahua owners must split costs for dogfight damage, judge rules

Eac side responsible for $577.43 towards injuries in Comox Valley incident

Nine-vehicle pileup closes Highway 3 near Castlegar

Two separate incidents on slushy highway; reports of injuries

U.S.-based tech company planning Rossland location

GoToTags will use city as base to service Canadian customers

RDCK removes conditions from Kalesnikoff office project

Kalesnikoff says it is still planning to move ahead with new office building project

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.

West Kootenay cities win grant to develop smart transportation

Castlegar, Nelson, Trail and Rossland have been awarded $40,000 for Smart Cities project

Conservation officer says farmers not doing enough after three grizzlies killed

Little uptake on incentive programs for fencing frustrates local conservation officer

Burning season on in the Kootenays

Flames from slash pile burns were visible on the outskirts of Trail Friday night

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

October weather summary a yawner

No records broken, weather fairly typical for the time of year