Carolyn Grant

Bighorn sheep on the Radium Hill. MOTI file

No easy solution to bighorn mortalities at Radium

More work has been done in the past two years than the past 30, says local MLA Clovechok

Bighorn sheep on the Radium Hill. MOTI file
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Session helps East Kootenay families with advance care planning for people living with dementia

When a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, the…

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THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Kootenay real estate sales slower at beginning of 2022

Lack of inventory continues to be an issue

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Kootenay Rockies Tourism has installed electric vehicle chargers similar to the above at New Denver and Naksup. (Terrace Standard photo)

New and enhanced tourism infrastructure in the Kootenay Rockies Tourism region

In late 2020, Kootenay Rockies Tourism worked collaboratively with communities and stakeholders…

Kootenay Rockies Tourism has installed electric vehicle chargers similar to the above at New Denver and Naksup. (Terrace Standard photo)
Kootenay Gambling Support is bringing awareness to a rise in online gambling. Photo submitted

Kootenay Gambling Support is bringing awareness to a rise in online gambling

Kootenay Gambling Support is trying to bring more awareness to the fact…

Kootenay Gambling Support is bringing awareness to a rise in online gambling. Photo submitted
The Kootenay Rockies region is one of the most scenic in Canada. Bulletin file

Kootenay Rockies Tourism achieves sustainability recognition

Kootenay Rockies region is the first destination to be certified by GreenStep Sustainable Tourism

The Kootenay Rockies region is one of the most scenic in Canada. Bulletin file
Courtesy River Forecast Centre BC.

East and West Kootenay snow packs slightly above normal

The February 1 snow survey by the BC River Forecast Centre was…

Courtesy River Forecast Centre BC.
(US Fish and Wildlife Service) Black Press file

Letter: British Columbia wolf slaughter

To: British Columbia Premier John Horgan and Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural…

(US Fish and Wildlife Service) Black Press file
Entry deadline for the East Kootenay Performing Arts Festival has been pushed back to Feb. 14. File photo

Call for entries to East Kootenay Performing Arts Festival extended to Feb. 14

The deadline for entries into this year’s East Kootenay Performing Arts Festival…

Entry deadline for the East Kootenay Performing Arts Festival has been pushed back to Feb. 14. File photo
Bighorns on the highway at Radium. MOTI file

Radium bighorn discussion continues at stakeholders meeting

The issue underlines the need for a comprehensive science-based BC Wildlife and Habitat Strategic Plan, says MLA Clovechok

Bighorns on the highway at Radium. MOTI file
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

New B.C. think tank shares vision for how humanity will live 500 years from now

The time has come to start thinking as a species, about where we need to go in the long term, Aspen Group says

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
Bighorn sheep above One Mile Hill in Radium. Pat Morrow photo

MOTI says removing Radium passing lane not under consideration

Motorists need to slow down, MOTI says

Bighorn sheep above One Mile Hill in Radium. Pat Morrow photo
Sheep on the One Mile Hill in Radium January 22, 2022. Pat Morrow file

Conservation group Wildsight looks for solutions to save Radium bighorn sheep

Another four sheep were killed by vehicles last week

Sheep on the One Mile Hill in Radium January 22, 2022. Pat Morrow file
Snow packs in East and West Kootenay are above normal. BC River Forecast Centre

Snow packs in East and West Kootenay above normal

By January half of the snow pack has usually accumulated

Snow packs in East and West Kootenay are above normal. BC River Forecast Centre
KAR file

Average home price in Kootenays breaks $500,000 mark

Almost 4,000 homes sold in 2021

KAR file
As snow piles up and the storms keep rolling in, some people are taking it out on city snow removal staff in “unacceptable” ways, Mayor Don McCormick says. Bulletin file

Police called after Kimberley grader operator verbally abused

A resident made in what best case would be described as abuse, and worst case described as a threat, to a grader operator clearing that street, Mayor Don McCormick said.

As snow piles up and the storms keep rolling in, some people are taking it out on city snow removal staff in “unacceptable” ways, Mayor Don McCormick says. Bulletin file
The latest data from BCCDC for the week up to December 25, 2021. BCCDC file

Latest East Kootenay Covid-19 data

Covid-19 numbers are rising in parts of the East Kootenay, although not…

The latest data from BCCDC for the week up to December 25, 2021. BCCDC file
The lift hut at the top of the Northstar Quad chair was engulfed by fire early Saturday morning, December 18, 2021. KAR photo

Kimberley RCMP says fire at ski hill will be investigated as suspicious

All aspect are being looked at, including a power bump just before the fire, police say

The lift hut at the top of the Northstar Quad chair was engulfed by fire early Saturday morning, December 18, 2021. KAR photo
BCCDC file

BCCDC provides latest COVID data for East Kootenay

COVID cases are up to ten in Kimberley, with four cases reported…

BCCDC file
Black Press file

Luxury home sales driving Kootenay real estate average prices up

2021 has been a hot market for luxury homes in the Kootenay region

Black Press file