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Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded with 18 hectares of previously privately-owned land. Photo from BC Parks.

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded following Provincial land acquisition

18 hectares of waterfront added to critical wildlife habitat

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded with 18 hectares of previously privately-owned land. Photo from BC Parks.
Kimberley RCMP respond to vehicle collision near Wasa.

RCMP attends vehicle that caught fire after colliding with elk near Wasa

The Kimberley RCMP attended the scene of a vehicle that collided with…

Kimberley RCMP respond to vehicle collision near Wasa.
RDEK reminds public to register for their emergency notification system. File photo.

RDEK reminds residents to register for East Kootenay Evacuation Notification System

Provincial Alert system cannot be used for local emergencies

RDEK reminds public to register for their emergency notification system. File photo.
Droptine, a 5-by-5 mule deer buck who was poached within Kimberley limits. This photo was taken by Dallas Rehill who said: It deeply saddens me I won’t be able to photograph this beautiful animal in years to come. (Dallas Rehill photo)

Famous Kootenay deer shot by poacher, sparking conservation probe

“Droptine” was shot within Kimberley city limits, after hunting season closed; CO has leads in investigation

Droptine, a 5-by-5 mule deer buck who was poached within Kimberley limits. This photo was taken by Dallas Rehill who said: It deeply saddens me I won’t be able to photograph this beautiful animal in years to come. (Dallas Rehill photo)
The Kimberley Dynamiters' next two exhibition games have been postponed due to an individual testing positive for COVID-19. Paul Rodgers file.

Member of Kimberley Dynamiters tests positive for COVID-19

Exhibition games in Fernie, Creston postponed

The Kimberley Dynamiters' next two exhibition games have been postponed due to an individual testing positive for COVID-19. Paul Rodgers file.
Blue Sky Kingdom.

Kimberley’s Bruce Kirkby publishes “Blue Sky Kingdom” documenting family adventure to Zanskar

Kirkby third book explores spirituality, mental health, modernity and tradition

Blue Sky Kingdom.
More suspected poisonings result in death of dogs in Kimberley

More suspected poisonings result in death of dogs in Kimberley

Several dogs have died, or become ill, in recent weeks after walking on local trails

More suspected poisonings result in death of dogs in Kimberley
ANKORS East Kootenay details concerns surrounding harm reduction amid COVID-19

ANKORS East Kootenay details concerns surrounding harm reduction amid COVID-19

Harm reduction providers are having to keep up with rapidly changing situation

ANKORS East Kootenay details concerns surrounding harm reduction amid COVID-19
‘Honest mistake:’ RCMP says B.C. cannabis shop can keep image of legendary Mountie

‘Honest mistake:’ RCMP says B.C. cannabis shop can keep image of legendary Mountie

Sam Steele wearing military, not RCMP uniform in image depicted in Jimmy’s Cannabis window

‘Honest mistake:’ RCMP says B.C. cannabis shop can keep image of legendary Mountie
RCMP asks Kootenay cannabis shop to remove image of famous Mountie from storefront

RCMP asks Kootenay cannabis shop to remove image of famous Mountie from storefront

Owner happy to comply with RCMP, but wants more information first

RCMP asks Kootenay cannabis shop to remove image of famous Mountie from storefront
The Koocanusa Recreation Steering Committee meets regularly with the Koocanusa Recreation Public Advisory Group to get feedback on recreation management decisions. Photo courtesy of Koocanusa Recreation Steering Committee.

Open houses planned to bring public into Koocanusa recreation discussion

Open houses will be held this month in Baynes Lake, Jaffray, Grasmere…

The Koocanusa Recreation Steering Committee meets regularly with the Koocanusa Recreation Public Advisory Group to get feedback on recreation management decisions. Photo courtesy of Koocanusa Recreation Steering Committee.
Tuesday’s snowfall beats record set 118 years ago

Tuesday’s snowfall beats record set 118 years ago

The 8.4 centimetres of snowfall on Tuesday was nearly twice the usual total for the whole month

Tuesday’s snowfall beats record set 118 years ago
Skymount partners with College, creates course preparing students for growing drone industry

Skymount partners with College, creates course preparing students for growing drone industry

Cranbrook’s College of the Rockies (COTR) recently unveiled an intriguing new program…

Skymount partners with College, creates course preparing students for growing drone industry
Wayne Stetski, the incumbent MP for Kootenay-Columbia, shared his reaction to the photo that surfaced showing Justin Trudeau in brownface makeup, and said he is proud of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s response. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kootenay-Columbia incumbent MP responds to Trudeau brownface scandal

Stetski proud of NDP leader Singh’s reaction, which focused on people not power

Wayne Stetski, the incumbent MP for Kootenay-Columbia, shared his reaction to the photo that surfaced showing Justin Trudeau in brownface makeup, and said he is proud of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s response. Paul Rodgers photo.
RCMP identify suspect who fled stolen vehicle Friday

RCMP identify suspect who fled stolen vehicle Friday

Police have identified the suspect they pursued from a stolen vehicle on…

RCMP identify suspect who fled stolen vehicle Friday
RCMP looking for man who fled on foot from stolen vehicle

RCMP looking for man who fled on foot from stolen vehicle

Cranbrook RCMP posted a Tweet at 11:19 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 9…

RCMP looking for man who fled on foot from stolen vehicle
RDEK announces new Evacuation Notification System

RDEK announces new Evacuation Notification System

Notifications will keep residents and property owners informed in case of evacuation orders

RDEK announces new Evacuation Notification System
Kootenay Anglican bishops, priests grapple with same-sex marriage vote

Kootenay Anglican bishops, priests grapple with same-sex marriage vote

After same-sex marriage amendment rejection, priests, bishops voice discontent

Kootenay Anglican bishops, priests grapple with same-sex marriage vote
WATCH: Medical transport service celebrates historic first flight

WATCH: Medical transport service celebrates historic first flight

Angel Flight East Kootenay takes to the skies with first patient flight to Kelowna

WATCH: Medical transport service celebrates historic first flight
The Joe Huber Sr. rail car, formerly a 1921 CP Rail sleeper car, was rebuilt to become a guest room at a hotel in Cranbrook. (Submitted)

Trip to Cranbrook featured as prize on The Price is Right

The contestant who won, however, chose to forfeit it

The Joe Huber Sr. rail car, formerly a 1921 CP Rail sleeper car, was rebuilt to become a guest room at a hotel in Cranbrook. (Submitted)