Carolyn Grant

The West Kootenay snowpack is at 100 per cent of normal, while the East Kootenay is the lowest in the province at 93 per cent. Bulletin file.

Kootenay snowpacks lower after dry March

Most of the year’s snowpack has accumulated by mid-April

The West Kootenay snowpack is at 100 per cent of normal, while the East Kootenay is the lowest in the province at 93 per cent. Bulletin file.
Traffic from Highway 1 will be diverted through Kootenay National Park this spring. Kootenay National Park Facebook

Traffic from Highway 1 will be diverted through Kootenay National Park this spring

Highway 1 will be closed west of Yoho National Park

Traffic from Highway 1 will be diverted through Kootenay National Park this spring. Kootenay National Park Facebook
New listings of residential properties are rising in 2021. Kootenay Association of Realtors

Strong Kootenay real estate market continues; new listings rising

New listings of residential properties are rising in 2021

New listings of residential properties are rising in 2021. Kootenay Association of Realtors
Plant closures and shipping disruptions during the pandemic have held up shipments of some winter tires (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

Keep your snow tires on until April 30: B.C. transportation ministry

Ministry of Transportation reminds drivers not to change tires early

Plant closures and shipping disruptions during the pandemic have held up shipments of some winter tires (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Avalanche debris. (Photo by Ben Nearingburg)

Avalanche Canada in need of sustainable funding says MLA, executive director

B.C. needs to pay its proportionate share, MLA Clovechok says

Avalanche debris. (Photo by Ben Nearingburg)
Participants put new water monitoring skills to use during a 2019 Living Lakes Canada-led training course in the East Kootenay region of the Canadian Columbia Basin. LLC Photo

$1 million for water monitoring in Columbia Basin

Living Lakes Canada is receiving $1 million from the Healthy Watersheds Initiative

Participants put new water monitoring skills to use during a 2019 Living Lakes Canada-led training course in the East Kootenay region of the Canadian Columbia Basin. LLC Photo
Snow packs in the Kootenays remain close to normal.

Snow packs in the Kootenays remain close to normal.

West Kootenay at 110 per cent of normal, East at 106

Snow packs in the Kootenays remain close to normal.
The latest sales numbers for the Kootenay region. Kootenay Association of Realtors
The latest sales numbers for the Kootenay region. Kootenay Association of Realtors
One recipient of a $500 donation from Kootenay Savings was Kimberley’s Spark Youth Centre. Above, Cher Berge KSCU & Bev Middlebrooks Spark. Photo submitted

Kootenay Savings hands out donations to non-profits

Employees at each branch picked a non-profit for a $500 gift

One recipient of a $500 donation from Kootenay Savings was Kimberley’s Spark Youth Centre. Above, Cher Berge KSCU & Bev Middlebrooks Spark. Photo submitted
Snow basin indices across southern B.C. River Forecast Centre file.

Kootenay snow packs near normal range

River Forecast Centre releases latest snow pack measurements

Snow basin indices across southern B.C. River Forecast Centre file.
Real estate totals for the East and West Kootenays from January 2021, and the previous two years. KAR file

Kootenay real estate market stays strong

There is some concern about lack of inventory

Real estate totals for the East and West Kootenays from January 2021, and the previous two years. KAR file
Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file

Kootenay skier Molly Miller top Canadian at Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland

Miller is with the Canadian team in Lahti, Finland this week

Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file
The St. Mary Wycliffe elk herd has been using the land within Kimberley city limits as a calving ground. Bulletin file

Kimberley Council votes for additional protection for elk calving grounds within city limits

The city will not support any recreational trail development in that area

The St. Mary Wycliffe elk herd has been using the land within Kimberley city limits as a calving ground. Bulletin file
Jare du Toit at the RBC Canadian Open in 2016. Bulletin file
Jare du Toit at the RBC Canadian Open in 2016. Bulletin file
A common sight along the highway through Radium Hot Springs. Photo courtesy Doug Clovechok
A common sight along the highway through Radium Hot Springs. Photo courtesy Doug Clovechok
A recent audit has found shortcomings in the management of B.C.’s forest service roads. AOG Audit
A recent audit has found shortcomings in the management of B.C.’s forest service roads. AOG Audit
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First snow survey of season says snow packs close to normal in Kootenays

East Kootenay slightly under; West right on the norm

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Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo

Kootenay real estate sales end year strong

Another record breaking month closes out 2020

Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo
The Drainage Water Treatment Plant that has been operating since 1979 to treat Sullivan water. Teck photo

Sullivan Mine-impacted groundwater has migrated below some Kimberley properties

Teck staff to host online meetings regarding mine impacted groundwater; letters sent to owners of affected properties in Kimberley

The Drainage Water Treatment Plant that has been operating since 1979 to treat Sullivan water. Teck photo
Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo

Hot Kootenay real estate market shows no signs of slowing

Demand for single family homes driving the surge

Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo