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Construction almost complete on new Rossland Search and Rescue facility

Crews have been hard at work over last two years to complete project

38% of students returned to class in School District 20

Board chairperson said reopening of playgrounds has helped to reduce student anxiety

VIDEO: Nelson firefighters battle fire at Victoria and Josephine

Building home to several businesses, including restaurant and dry cleaner

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Province signs agreement with Marilyn James to caretake Vallican heritage site

Sinixt leaders in Washington State say they didn’t consent, Heritage BC says they did

Environment Canada: Thunderstorm warning for West Kootenay, Boundary

A storm may develop south of the border and arrive Thursday afternoon

Crowe grads get their time to shine, just no hand shakes or hugs

The adapted convocation ceremony goes this weekend at the Trail high school

Tiny Lights Festival warns of online scam

A website is trying to sell viewers on a stream of the postponed event

Over 100 people attend Black Lives Matter event in Rossland

Similar events have also taken place in Nelson and Kelowna

Greenwood mother and daughter win big in B.C. lottery

Myrna Bowen and Savannah Walker won $675,000 in a scratch and win

Flux Climbing reopens to the public in Rossland

The facility has changed many of its operations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

Body of man found in cabin near Nelson

RCMP don’t believe criminality was a factor in the death

Only 12 total confirmed cases in the Kootenay Boundary since COVID-19 began

B.C. health officials release a first look at how the coronavirus has reached all of the province

UPDATED: Fire destroys home in Nelson

A huge column of smoke could be seen throughout the city

Woman faces charges after reportedly biting a Trail RCMP officer

The 34-year old perpetrator is slated for an mid-August appearance in the Rossland courthouse

B.C. ordered to pay family of tubing accident victim $150K

Andrew Barrie and two others died in 2012 after they went over Cascade Falls while tubing

May storm sets rainfall record for West Kootenay

Monthly precipitation 53 per cent above average

Kootenay Gallery of Art virtual store project well underway

The store will sell up to 300 items from West Kootenay artists once it launches in July

City of Nelson takes over farmers’ markets from EcoSociety

Markets start June 13 and will be run by the Nelson and District Youth Centre

More than 900 masks made through Rossland’s #Masks4all campaign

The campaign was launched in late April to get more residents to wear masks during COVID-19 crisis