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Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar

Interior Health says the overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

PLACE NAMES: More Nelson neighbourhoods

A Depression-era squatter’s camp became Cottonwood City

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Castlegar mural defaced with swastika

RCMP do not suspect that the graffiti was the act of a hate group.

Delays at railroad crossing in Kootenay town cause for concern

About 1870 Fernie residents are temporarily isolated when the train passes through town

How local candidates are using Facebook to advertise directly to you

Liberal campaign is the biggest spender on Facebook ads in South Okanangan–West Kootenay

Kootenay-Columbia candidates attend Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum

About 120 people attended the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum on Oct. 16 at the Prince Charles Theatre.

Two years later, City of Fernie remembers

Oct. 17, 2019 marks two years since the tragic ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

Inquest planned in death of Peter de Groot

It’s been five years since the Slocan man was shot by RCMP

Castlegar man facing drug charges makes brief court appearance

Bradley Morehouse will have bail hearing on Oct. 21.

Vaping harder to detect in Kootenay high school

Devices becoming more discrete, easier for students to disguise

Kootenay-Columbia riding candidates have Canada’s highest expense limit

Facebook data also shows who is buying ads on the social media website

Court action in Trail acid spills may take years

B.C. court case involves a number of defendants and a number of plaintiffs

City of Castlegar asking for input on the 2020 budget

Residents can fill out an online survey or attend public meetings.

‘If we do nothing, the herd will certainly be extirpated’: Caribou maternity pen proposed in Nakusp

The Arrow Lakes Caribou Society is waiting for a response from the province

Man found dead in Vallican

RCMP say the death was “suspicious”

Chronic wasting disease threatens the Kootenays

The Province is asking hunters to drop off heads of deer species to be tested for CWD

  • Oct 11, 2019

Officer shot, man arrested after standoff near Argenta

The officer suffered non-life threatening injuries