Local News

Cheapest in B.C.: Penticton gas prices dip below $1 per litre

Two stores in Penticton have gas below a dollar.

West Kootenay SPCA hopes you’ll have a heart for Cupid

Cat who tangled with a bobcat seeking a permanent home

  • Feb 21, 2020

New ‘hub’ model takes regional approach to doctor recruitment in West Kootenay

Kootenay-Boundary a provincial leader in effectively attracting doctors to work here

Missing Slocan City man found dead

Douglas Morrison went missing in mid-January

Organic waste pick-up expected by 2022 in RDCK

But there are many unanswered questions in Nelson about cost and details

Cottonwood Lake Society announces $15,000 in new funding

The Nelson Rod and Gun Club and Royal Bank of Canada have chipped in

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Hungry Birds beckoned to feeder during Trail blizzard
West Trail Hit and Run
Blair says RCMP have met Wet'suwet'en conditions, barricades should come down
Knife-wielding man arrested after barricading himself in Richmond Walmart

Investigation ongoing into death of Warfield woman

West Kootenay Traffic Services and BC Coroners Service working on the case

Nelson and RDCK both eyeing waste wood to produce energy

Nelson’s five-year-old business plan will resurface at council table this summer

Castlegar students say thanks to local RCMP

Robson Community School students show up for RCMP Appreciation Day

Two overdose deaths in Nelson over the weekend

Police warn that much of the current drug supply in the city may be dangerous

  • Feb 17, 2020

Two overdose deaths in Nelson over the weekend

Police warn that much of the current drug supply in the city may be dangerous

Timberwolves seek fresh lacrosse recruits

New season of the ‘fastest game on two feet’ begins this spring

  • Feb 16, 2020

Midway mill shutdown expected to last 8 to 10 weeks

Vaagen Fibre Canada cites low inventory, road restrictions as reason for shut down

Castlegar march ensures missing, murdered aboriginal women not forgotten

About 60 people took part in the Valentine’s day memorial

Missing the Bus: Transit planners trying to fix overcrowding

Part two in a series looking at transit issues in the west Kootenay.

Construction on Castlegar cannabis facility to start soon

Craft cannabis park will be first of its kind in Canada.

Trail cub re-located north to sanctuary

Yearling awakens too early from winter slumber, BC CO’s and volunteers move him to Smithers

Trail confirms second road to regional hospital ‘on hold’

Announcement follows the city’s recent wrap-up of a comprehensive engineering evaluation