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Inspiring the next generation

Chris Hadfield shares his experience as one of Canada’s most decorated astronauts.

Kimberley man pays it back to home town

Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

Former city councillor Gus Boersma remembered as a true “gentleman”

Gus Boersma, who served terms on city council in Fernie and Penticton, has died.

Elk Valley Thrift Shop Society opens new doors
    Investigators hone in on timeline of deadly ammonia leak in Fernie
      Teck Coal pleads guilty to 2014 fish kill
        TransLink mulls distance-based fares, low-income discounts
        • 9 hours ago

        VIDEO: Firefighters come to aid of trapped horse

        Fell into ditch in Langley park and couldn’t get out

        • Oct 15th, 2017

        VIDEO: IIO investigating officer involved shooting on Vancouver Island

        One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself.

        LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

        Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

        B.C. Wine Institute reaching out to California

        Local industry urged to show support for colleagues affected by California wildfires

        Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

        This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

        Calgary man arrested with stolen vehicle in Fernie

        Elk Valley RCMP catches man on Calgary’s prolific offender list with stolen truck from Castlegar

        • Oct 6th, 2017

        Victoria woman guilty of first degree murder, sentenced to life in prison

        Jury rejected not criminally responsible defence in Kaela Mehl’s murder trial

        Cranbrook man fights off grizzly attack

        WARNING: Graphic Content - images may be disturbing to some viewers

        Harvey Hut burnt down for the third time

        Fundraising starts to rebuilt hut consumed by Lodgepole fire

        • Sep 28th, 2017

        Councillor and other local government officials tell of increasing harassment

        Day talked about his experience at a workshop at the Union of B.C. Municipalities

        Vancouver Island mayor looking to bring Amazon headquarters to B.C.

        New headquarters could bring up to 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars to the local economy

        Famous elk back with new headgear on Vancouver Island

        He’s sporting a tarp, an innertube, and windchimes now but he’s the same frisky fellow from last year.

        Water conservation urged for Kootenay Columbia region

        A level 3 drought rating calls for voluntary water use reductions of 30% from water users