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Two fires of note burning in Southeast Fire Centre

As of Saturday afternoon there were more than 20 fires burning in the Southeast Fire Centre.

Brother’s determination pushes Ryan Cunningham to cycle 2,500 km for heart care

#Cunnycan: Ryan Cunningham ‘pushing the envelope’ to support brother Craig’s foundation

Kootenay heat wave sparks record-breaking energy use

Energy-use is nearing FortisBC’s highest peak load on record of 746 MW from December 2008

Kootenay town was the hot spot in all of Canada on Monday

The temperature hit 38.8 C at the Warfield weather station on July 16, setting a new daily record

Who will fill the Greyhound void in the Kootenays?

Minister Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West sees opportunity for local operators

Heat wave coming to the Kootenays

Not record-breaking temps in the Kootenays, but locals advised to take caution outdoors

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Bounty on West Kootenay northern pike

$10 a head reward for northern pike caught in Columbia, Kootenay and Pend d’ Oreille Rivers.

Columbia Avenue project on schedule

Complete Street project moving along — here’s a look at the project schedule.

Five people facing charges after Castlegar drug bust

A Castlegar man is facing drug trafficking charges following a drug bust in Castlegar July 4.

Commercial huckleberry pickers put on notice

Fines for large-scale picking in place under B.C. Land Act; public urged to report offenders to RAPP

Wanted: fish guts

Biologists are asking Arrow Lakes anglers for the insides of their fish.

Updated: Coroner investigating death of Trail man

A complicated recovery was required for a man who died in a fall above the Trail hospital

Kootenay cat adoptions half price

SPCA hoping to find homes for animals before move to new Castlegar location.

Venerable Castlegar arena to get safety work

Engineers recommended significant safety upgrades to Pioneer Arena

Trail police and rescue teams remain at scene of climbing accident

Trail RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says rocks too unstable for rescuers and police to go in

Denesiuk announces South Okanagan—West Kootenay Liberal candidacy

Connie Densiuk wants to build on growth from 2015 election

Castlegar couple rapelling 20 stories for Easter Seals

“The best fundraisers really push you out of your comfort zone.”

Political group to challenge Nelson city council in upcoming elections

CORE Nelson is searching for candidates to run under its slate

UPDATED: Still no sign of missing kayaker on Slocan River

Woman, 56, has been missing since late June

  • Jul 6th, 2018

Castlegar stormwater system in good financial shape

Parcel tax is doing its job and no tax increases are recommended