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West Kootenay rod and gun clubs slammed for animal-killing contests

Wildlife activists are targeting the club and two other B.C. organizations

Snowpack below average in West Kootenay

Chances of river flooding this spring less likely, forecaster says

Interior Health hospitals to serve more made in B.C. food

New initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture to serve more B.C. produced food in hospitals

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Trail event recognizes World Lymphedema Day

Willa Condy Seymour shares her debilitating diagnosis; Raises awareness for incurable lymphedema

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

Trail RCMP seek tips on person aiming laser pointer at drivers

Officers from the Greater Trail detachment responded to a laser-related incident on Friday

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.”

West Kootenay police step up patrols to catch distracted drivers

Still not getting the message? Maybe a $543 ticket, at minimum, will help stop distracted driving.

Fertilizer plant re-opens at Teck Trail after spill of ‘acidic solution’

Ministry says no public health or safety concerns from Tuesday morning incident

Teck Trail shuts down fertilizer plant after ‘low pH’ spill

The incident occurred at a river outfall on Tuesday, Feb. 26

Driver critically injured in crash near Nelson

A 40-year-old man was ejected from his car in a collision

Affordable housing project moves ahead; public to review plans

Details to be finalized for project on old Emcon lot

Award-winning cheese maker visits Rossland

The story of Jean Morin’s cheese operation is a lesson other small towns can learn

Firefighters extinguish early-morning blaze in Rossland

Neighbour alerted family of four, no injuries reported

Rescued snowmobilers ill-prepared for emergency, Castlegar RCMP say

Two men rescued Wednesday night were not ready for overnight in back country

Kootenay man dies in crash near Sparwood

Accident occurred last night east of Sparwood, RCMP appealing for witnesses

Police share more details on occupants and suspicious van in Fruitvale

Vehicle in question offered young girl a ride to school on Feb. 19

Selkirk College opens up debate on sports team name, logo

Asking for public comment on ‘Saints’ name until March 1