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Unions file strike notice against CP Rail

Negotiations to continue up till late Friday deadline.

Rossland couple caught in Kootenay Pass avalanche

“The snow was fast, you couldn’t outrun it.”

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

Semi accident closed Paulson Bridge

Castlegar RCMP responded to an overturned semi-trailer truck just off the Paulson Bridge on Monday.

Couple charged in Fruitvale incident plead not guilty

A couple charged in an incident that started in Fruitvale on Tuesday, April 3 pleaded not guilty.

Jaws used in two Trail car accidents

Regional firefighters responded to two separate vehicle incidents on Wednesday

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Fording River victim identified

Teck Resources identifies Fording River Operations victim as Albertan man, Pat Dwyer.

VIDEO: Rossland elders take second annual trip up Grey and Granite

That trip was organized by Ritchie Mann, who Greene “blamed” for the entire adventure.

  • Apr 12th, 2018

West Kootenay cities and areas collaborate on Smart Cities Challenge

The cities of Castlegar, Rossland, Trail and Nelson, and surrounding areas are working together.

Neighbours oppose short-term rental in Rossland subdivision

Rossland city council heard from concerned neighbours in the Iron Colt subdivision.

B.C. man dies after rescued from sinking fishing boat

A Prince Rupert fisherman dies after suffering apparent heart attack aboard troubled boat

Expenses rack up for family trying to return dead son’s body home

Fundraiser set up for Penticton family to help with expenses related to transporting their son

City of Rossland sewer inspection begins next week

The City of Rossland’s 2018 CCTV Cleaning and Inspection works will begin on Tuesday, Apr. 10.

Neufeld re-seeking Conservative candidacy for 2019

Marshall Neufeld lost to the NDP’s Richard Cannings for South Okanagan—West Kootenay in 2015

Helicopter non-profit looks to fill rural B.C. service gaps

TEAAM is a group of paramedics and doctors providing advanced care in difficult to access locations.

Armed robbery, stolen guns, stolen cars in Fruitvale crime spree

Events began to unfold just after midnight on Tuesday, all four suspects are in custody

West Kootenay snowfall ‘fifth greatest on record’

Jesse Ellis, forecaster at the Southeast Fire Centre, wraps up March weather stats

UPDATED: Constable charged in 2015 Castlegar shooting

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) has announced a charge of manslaughter has been approved.

Coalition planning Castlegar conference to tackle opioid crisis

A coalition of health and service providers from Castlegar is holding a free one-day conference.

Take a tour of the Trail museum

The Riverfront Centre, home of the museum and library, opened Monday in downtown Trail