Local News

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Illegal trap results in death of Sparwood cat

The person found responsible could face a number of charges

WATCH: Land south of Fernie acquired for conservation

Nature Conservancy of Canada brings 43 hectares near Morrissey Meadows into conservation fold

Keep garbage indoors: WildSafe

New garbage and recycling carts wildlife-resistant but not bear-proof.

VIDEO: Parents, students protest against speeding drivers near Cranbrook school

Traffic along 11th Ave S by Amy Woodland can be dangerous for young children who use crosswalks.

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Historic landing in Sparwood
Tour the future temporary home of the House of Commons
Patriots vow to #BuyCanadian in wake of US-Canada trade tensions
Toronto shooting witness says he thought gunshots were fireworks

Historic scultpure to be unveiled

“A Hardy Town” sculpture to be unveiled on June 1 at 12p.m. at The Arts Station

UPDATED: Elizabeth May pleads guilty, fined $1,500 in pipeline protests

Federal Green Party Leader was one of more than 150 people facing criminal charges

UPDATED: Hwy 3 west of Creston remains closed due to mudslide

A detour is available on the Kootenay Lake Ferry, but commuters could see wait times

Elkview wins 97th mine rescue competition

EKMISA hosts 97th annual mine rescue competition in Sparwood

Rain, storms to hit Kootenays, Boundary amid flood crisis

Environment Canada is calling for 20 to 40 mm of rain by Friday

Boil Water Notice rescinded

Authorities recommend residents run all faucets for five minutes to flush the lines

Changing temperatures may result in localized flooding, says City

Those concerned about flooding are encouraged to utilize the self-fill sandbagging station

Sparwood SAR holds grand reopening

Search and rescue team recovers after fire destroyed its headquarters in December 2016

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018

Correcting the Okanagan Correctional

B.C. Corrections, an academic and a union boss on moving forward from Incorrectional

Elk survey shows rapid decline in species

EKWA calls for new management approach, more government investment

RCMP officer accused in Castlegar shooting death elects jury trial

Case of RCMP Constable Jason Tait has first hearing in 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey.

Fernie remembers fallen workers

“We can never forget the men we lost,” said Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano.

Fernie students turn trash into treasures

Students tackle big topics such as recycling, reusable energy, climate change, ecological footprint.