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U14 Kootenay South Storm open provincials with win

Local girls soccer team downs Surrey 3-1 as championship tournament begins.

Fire crew battles forest fire 1km outside Castlegar

A forest fire was discovered just outside Castlegar early Saturday afternoon.

Books with Kootenay/Boundary connections recognized

Books about local families have taken two of the three top prizes at the BC Genealogical Society’s annual awards.

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press

RDCK unlikely to join Multi-Material BC before 2018

Taxpayers in the Regional District of Central Kootenay will probably be on the hook for rural recycling for at least another three years.

BC Government proclaims “Cowboy Heritage Week” March 8 to15

"The history of the cowboy and his way of life needs to be told": MLA Donna Barnett

F-22 Raptor coming to Abbotsford International Airshow

Abbotsford on the list of only 21 approved show sites for stealth fighter.

VIDEO UPDATE: Shoreacres-Goose Creek Road washout in pictures

Karen Zaytsoff took these photos of the slide this morning which has cut off access to three families.

BC Coroners Service identifies shooting victim

Yahk resident Waylon Edey, 39, has been confirmed as the deceased male involved in the recent police shooting near Castlegar.

Magazine highlights Salmo, Phoenix ski hills

Two of our area’s smaller ski hills each receive full-page features in the winter issue of British Columbia Magazine.

Olivia, Liam top lists of new baby names in B.C.

Also popular were Emma, Sophia, Emily and Ava for girls, and Mason, Ethan, Lucas and Benjamin for boys (With interactive charts)

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities

It's a first for Canadian buy and sell websites, where sellers can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to national, local charities.

UPDATE: West Kootenay pair killed in snowmobile accident

BC Coroner Service releases names of two West Kootenay residents who died in a snowmobile collision 25 kilometres north of Nakusp.

Accused Kootenay bank robber admits escape attempt

The man charged in the armed robberies of several local financial institutions has pled guilty to trying to escape from custody.

Aerobatic jet team added to 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow lineup

Breitling Jet Team promises "a meticulously co-ordinated ballet" with seven L-39C Albatros

UPDATED: Crescent Valley firefighters mourn one of their own

Crescent Valley firefighter Kyle Zarchikoff was killed in a car accident.

UPDATED: Lawrence Chernoff re-elected mayor of Castlegar

City of Castlegar: Lawrence Chernoff told a local radio station tonight he has been re-elected.

Preliminary inquiry set for alleged Kootenay bank robbers

Two people charged in a series of hold-ups at local financial institutions will have their preliminary inquiries on January 28 and 29.

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada

From the FLQ and the War Measures Act to Al-Qaeda-inspired plotters, Canada has seen terrorism before. Interactive timeline.

Slocan suspect Peter DeGroot is dead

The suspect in last week's shooting incident in Slocan has died in an incident with the emergency response team.