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A member of the Avalanche Canada South Rockies field team gathers important snowpack data that is used to produce daily avalanche forecasts for the region. Photo by Jennifer Coulter.

Warming temperatures increase avalanche risk heading into the weekend

Warm temperatures impact conditions, human behaviour

A member of the Avalanche Canada South Rockies field team gathers important snowpack data that is used to produce daily avalanche forecasts for the region. Photo by Jennifer Coulter.
Brenda Bannister, co-owner of The Timber Hitch Coffee Shop, presents a cheque for $4200 to Angel Flight co-founder and pilot Brent Bidston. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley’s Timber Hitch Coffee Shop raises $4200 for Angel Flight East Kootenay

Volunteer medical service expanding flights into Trail

Brenda Bannister, co-owner of The Timber Hitch Coffee Shop, presents a cheque for $4200 to Angel Flight co-founder and pilot Brent Bidston. Paul Rodgers photo.
Environmental protection organization Wildsight joins in call with nearly 200 similar groups to abandon single-use products. Photo from pixabay.com

Wildsight joins 188 environmental groups in call to end single use products

Groups issue joint paper calling for change ahead of UN Environment Assembly

Environmental protection organization Wildsight joins in call with nearly 200 similar groups to abandon single-use products. Photo from pixabay.com
The Canadian Para-Alpine Team has come to Kimberley Alpine Resort to train. Paul Rodgers photos.

Canadian Para-Alpine Team comes to train at Kimberley Alpine Resort

As elite athletes, the team is allowed to travel under current restrictions

The Canadian Para-Alpine Team has come to Kimberley Alpine Resort to train. Paul Rodgers photos.
The community of ʔaq̓am will add two half-sized basketball courts with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Columbia Basin Trust provides $500K physical health funding for youth around the region

Grants for nearly 80 projects coming this spring

The community of ʔaq̓am will add two half-sized basketball courts with support from Columbia Basin Trust.
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