Corey Bullock

Kootenay Regional Districts win 2020 Sustainable Communities Award

The award recognizes the Accelerate Kootenays project

College of the Rockies transfer students rank well provincially

Students have higher graduation rates and top GPAs: B.C. Council on Admission and Transfer

Province of B.C. once again testing for Chronic Wasting Disease

Mandatory submission is required in some Kootenay management units

Litterbugs a cause for concern in East Kootenay backcountry

Litter has ended up in local rivers, popular hiking destinations

Charges laid after Columbia Valley woman’s dog dragged by stolen vehicle

Luckily, the dog is expected to fully recover

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kootenays, Okanagan, Columbias

Environment Canada says conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms

Travelling ladybugs bring smiles to Kootenay residents

Did you know, a group of ladybugs is called a loveliness?

Commercial huckleberry harvesting restricted in Kootenays

The province of B.C. has banned commercial-scale picking from July 15 to October 15

Archer Kevin Evans named Coach of the Year by Archery Canada

Gold medal Paralympian and two-time world champion, Evans coaches archery in the East Kootenay region

Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo cancelled for 2020

The event has been postponed to September 2021 due to COVID-19

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

RDEK urges residents to be prepared for emergencies including flooding, wildfire

The East Kootenay region has been placed on a high streamflow advisory

Columbia Basin Trust announces $11.7 million in COVID-19 support funding

The funding will help businesses, First Nations, food banks, social service agencies and child care operators.

Kootenay Meadows Farm experiencing shortage of glass milk bottles

Some grocery stores have stopped accepting bottle returns amid COVID-19 concerns

Visitor Centre at Kootenay Trout Hatchery closed until further notice

Outreach programs, such as the learn to fish program, have also been suspended for the time being

Take COVID-19 seriously, says Cranbrook doctor

Cranbrook’s top emergency doctor stresses importance of working together to protect one another

Interior Health issues drug alert in Cranbrook, warns of MDMA overdoses

There have been recent reports of multiple overdoses with severe outcomes in Cranbrook.

Trout ‘doing quite well’ at Kootenay hatchery after otters, who ate 150 fish, relocated

River otters had been pillaging a moat outside the facility for months, gobbling up about 150 trout

Fairmont home destroyed in fire

Firefighters are on scene today to investigate the cause of the fire.

UPDATE: Fire under control at old planer mill in Canal Flats

The large fire was quickly extinguished and will continue to be monitored for hot spots.