Local News

USW forestry workers headed for mediation

738 workers in East Kootenay, a further 175 in West Kootenay

Shorter hours announced for Nelway, Carson border crossings

The crossings will close at 8 p.m. beginning Nov. 26

October weather summary a yawner

No records broken, weather fairly typical for the time of year

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Castlegar airport reliability upgrade ‘at a standstill’ until 2020

One year after receiving $260,000 report, the West Kootenay Regional Airport is no closer to shaking Cancel-gar reputation

Selkirk College selling drug detection kits

The kits are part of the college’s sexual violence prevention program

Rossland students excel at Royal Conservatory piano exams

Exams are important step in students’ development

Claims from Trail acid spills hit 4,200

ICBC: Notice of Claim was filed, in part, to mitigate impact the spills may have on insurance rates

Rossland heritage planning group to begin work

Protecting building stock only part of the plan, says city

Caribou maternity pen project nears its end by Revelstoke

Experts say work needs to continue to prevent extinction

Semi-trailer accident on Highway 22

Few details as traffic reduced to one lane

Interactive map documents accidental deaths in Kootenay Boundary region

The research hopes to save lives in motor vehicle, recreational and drowning accidents

Postal strike comes to West Kootenay

Workers in Trail, Castlegar and Rossland set up picket lines

  • Oct 30, 2018

Four votes shy

Columbia Valley’s Wendy Booth loses to Morrison for Conservative nomination by four votes

Kootenay-to-Kelowna bus line ready to roll

Company replaces former Greyhound route with $75 one-way fare

  • Oct 29, 2018

New Kootenay-to-Kelowna bus line ready to roll

Silver City Stagelines was approved as the new connector service effective Oct. 30

Castlegar RCMP break up drug trafficking ring

Weapons and a substantial amount of drugs, including suspected fentanyl, were seized

Castlegar population projections highest in Kootenays

Castlegar area population expected to increase by 18.6 per cent

Disc golfers converge on Rossland

Kootenany Huck Fest draws dozens

  • Oct 26, 2018

Trail police ask for help to nab two fraudsters

Police say the man and woman are suspects in theft and fraud in Trail and the greater area

Fruitvale father suffers serious burns

A father and son were injured working on a vehicle at their Fruitvale residence