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Part of the Xi'an Wall

Sensational Xi’an!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Part of the Xi'an Wall
Cindy Keith in China.

From Vernon to the Great Wall

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Cindy Keith in China.
Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.

UPDATE: Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide

A mudslide in Sunnybrae has sent two people to hospital with injuries.

Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.
Nelson Police busted two people with MDMA and cocaine recently.

Nelson cops bust couple for drugs

Cocaine and hundreds of MDMA tablets were seized recently.

Nelson Police busted two people with MDMA and cocaine recently.
A terrifying and fire-filled crash closed Highway 1 for the majority of Monday

Falkland man identified as victim in fatal truck crash

A Falkland, B.C. man was identified as the victim of a fiery crash of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke on Monday, Mar. 13.

A terrifying and fire-filled crash closed Highway 1 for the majority of Monday
Johnsons Landing is being evacuated amid fears of a possible landslide.

UPDATED: Johnsons Landing off evacuation alert

The alert was lifted Tuesday afternoon by the RDCK after the slide was found to be minor.

Johnsons Landing is being evacuated amid fears of a possible landslide.
Wycliffe Park.

CBT approves three Castlegar-area infrastructure projects

Three Castlegar-area projects were approved by Columbia Basin Trust to receive a chunk of $1.8 million in funding announced Thursday.

Wycliffe Park.
Businesswoman Barbara Stegemann will speak at Find Your Divine this year.

Find Your Divine speaker wants to inspire women

Stegemann is following in the footsteps of last year’s presenter Margaret Trudeau at this year’s Find Your Divine event.

Businesswoman Barbara Stegemann will speak at Find Your Divine this year.
A terrifying fire-filled crash killed one truck driver Monday.

One killed in four vehicle crash near Revelstoke

A four-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke Monday morning claimed the life of a truck driver, RCMP confirmed.

A terrifying fire-filled crash killed one truck driver Monday.
Barb Stegemann.

Women’s event speaker inspires through fun and philanthropy

Consecutively bringing in powerful and influential speakers, Find Your Divine has been an extremely successful and inspirational event.

Barb Stegemann.
Celgar.

Those noises you’ll hear next week are perfectly normal

Zellstoff Celgar sends out noise warning for operations next week.

Celgar.
File photo of RCMP check stop.

Chase ends in arrest, two injured officers

A routine traffic check turned into a chase that ended with two injured police officers and a man facing several criminal charges.

File photo of RCMP check stop.
Columbia Basin Trust building in Castlegar.

Where does the Columbia Basin Trust money go?

The Columbia Basin Trust website has broken down their contributions into nine categories.

Columbia Basin Trust building in Castlegar.
Phase four of the Kicking Horse Canyon project would twin the winding stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Golden.

Phase four of Kicking Horse Canyon project announced

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Highway 1 project was announced Friday.

Phase four of the Kicking Horse Canyon project would twin the winding stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Golden.
Voter registration notices.

Voter registration notices are in the mail

Voter registration notices are being sent across British Columbia starting Feb. 14.

Voter registration notices.
A member of Avalanche Canada’s South Rockies Field Team helps keep backcountry users safe. Columbia Basin Trust is committing $450

CBT announces $450,000 for Avalanche Canada over three years

The Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) announced Friday that it will fund Avalanche Canada with $450,000 over three years.

A member of Avalanche Canada’s South Rockies Field Team helps keep backcountry users safe. Columbia Basin Trust is committing $450
A Bison Transport truck carefully maneuvers the ramp to Grand Forks in Castlegar Friday

Snowy, wet weekend ahead for Castlegar

Expect about 10 cm of snow and rain through Sunday.

A Bison Transport truck carefully maneuvers the ramp to Grand Forks in Castlegar Friday
One dead in avalanche near Ymir

One dead in avalanche near Ymir

The skier from Anchorage was with two others when the incident occurred Saturday morning.

One dead in avalanche near Ymir
Energy use hits high mark in Kootenays

Energy use hits high mark in Kootenays

Fortis BC reports highest energy demand since 2008

Energy use hits high mark in Kootenays
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