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Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the region

Over 500 plants seized from Salmo grow-op

RCMP arrested three people at a large marijuana grow-op in Salmo

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One person killed in Thrums head-on collision

The incident happened on Highway 3A near Castlegar on Saturday, June 20

UPDATE: Missing Castlegar woman found

Teresa Priebe was last seen June 19.

Province ignoring need to preserve old growth forests, says Nelson scientist

Report says more resources are given to harvesting old growth than protecting it

Access road to Idaho Peak closed due to slide

Sandon resident said the road could be closed for up to two years

Rossland Seven Summits graduates honoured in livestream ceremony

Even in the midst of a pandemic, graduates celebrated in style at Red Mountain

Two wings and no prayers required: Angel Flight East Kootenay begins trips from Nelson

Charity offers free flights from Nelson to Kelowna for passengers with medical needs

Open burning temporarily allowed in Southeast Fire Centre

Category 2 fires allowed across the fire centre, Category 3 allowed in some areas

City of Rossland to make road improvements along Thompson Avenue

New bump outs, stop signs to be placed at intersections of the road

Province launches online cannabis startup guide to licensing

The step-by-step process is meant to help prospective cannabis cultivators

Kootenays tourism industry feels unheard: Letter to Premier

Tourism industry wants Albertan travellers to be welcomed when non-essential travel ban lifted

Recognizing signs of elder abuse

Tips from the BC Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 16, 2020

Independent online schools criticize provincial funding cuts

The education ministry is changing funding for 16 schools

Public consultation process set to close for proposed recreational area near New Denver

The area would consist of ski touring and mountain biking trails for users

Salmo RCMP seize 220 plants from grow op

Cpl. Darryl Orr says a search warrant was issued for a Liness Road residence

Rossland city council set to decide fate of proposed cannabis shop

Council will vote on whether to approve/disapprove application at meeting tonight

RCMP asking for witnesses after stolen car recovered at Bombi Junction near Salmo

It appears that people may have stopped to assist the suspects with engine trouble.

More suspected poisonings result in death of dogs in Kimberley

Several dogs have died, or become ill, in recent weeks after walking on local trails