Local News

Vehicle write-offs near 700 after Trail acid spills

Family Insurance received 600+ claims to date; one-in-three written off due to acid contamination

Expect delays at the Paulson Bridge between Castlegar and Grand Forks

Construction will last through the fall on section of Highway 3.

Trail RCMP investigating child pornography case

The detachment reminds the public to protect their wifi password

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Three in serious condition after single-vehicle accident leaves Jeep totalled

Rossland youth learn about climate action from provincial leader

“It’s not something we can just talk about, we have to take action.”

Online learning being offered at Rossland Public Library

Learn to draw, learn Japanese, or pick up essential bookkeeping skills for your business— all online

Nelson city hall to help staff buy electric bikes

Purchase price will be repaid through payroll deductions

Rossland good neighbour downplays heroic act

Shane Dixon and his wife receive ‘Good Neighbour’ commendation from City of Rossland

Kootenay spring brings out the motorcycles

BC RCMP Traffic Services remind motorists to be vigilant for motorcyclists this season

  • Apr 4, 2019

Dog, missing for weeks, rescued from cliff near Castlegar

A pair of rock climbers save dog in dramatic rescue on Brilliant Bluffs

Rossland groups make pitch to council for funding

Annual doling out of community grants took place Thursday

West Kootenay winter ends with a whisper

March snowfall well above norm, but the month was dry with less than half the average precipitation

City of Rossland proposes 3% tax increase

Less than last year, but average homeowner will still pay $68 more

One year after Trail acid spill, claims still trickling in

Approximately 440+ vehicles failed ICBC inspections due to sulphuric acid contamination

Trio safe, but truck lost, after frightening slide off Syringa road

Sunday sightseeing tour near Castlegar turns into near-fatal fall

Kootenay man proposes charter bus service fueled by french fry oil

The eco-friendly buses would connect Edmonton to Vancouver via Highway 3, if approved

BC Auditor says ambulance service not meeting patient care targets

“We found that its performance against key targets for patient care needs improvement.”

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.