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BREAKING: Moyie evacuation orders, alerts rescinded

The cooler temperatures and rain today have resulted in encouraging progress on…

Water conservation urged for Kootenay Columbia region

A level 3 drought rating calls for voluntary water use reductions of 30% from water users

Backcountry closure partially lifted

UPDATE: Teck has decided to re-open all of its private land holdings in the Elk Valley to the public

Lamb Creek fire grows to 2,000 hectares

Evacuation alerts lifted in ʔaq̓am community, east side of Lake Koocanusa.

Slush storm reaches Kootenay Pass
  • 14 hours ago


Vancouver urban farm combines agriculture with social goals
  • 15 hours ago


Omar Khadr loses bid to get unsupervised visits with sister


    NHL player, Olympians among athletes at ballet class


      Fires continue to burn unattended southeast of Elko

      BC Wildfire service says fires not threatening communities or structures

      • Sep 11th, 2017

      Demolition Derby goes on amidst wildfire concerns

      City and Fire Department pitch in with water services

      Osprey rescued after falling out of nest in Cowichan Bay

      Young bird fell from nest

      • Sep 8th, 2017

      Evacuation order issued for Waterton Lakes National Park

      Kenow Mountain fire has grown to over 4,500 hectares since it was first reported on Aug. 30

      Parkinsons SuperWalk hopes to raise funds

      The annual SuperWalk will be taking place this Saturday, in Sparwood

      Buckerfields commits to “living wage” for employees

      Duncan-based company said it was the right thing to do

      Crews pulled off of all three fires south of Elko

      Conditions too dangerous for firefighters

      • Sep 6th, 2017

      Recall of tainted pineapple products expanded in BC

      The ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus found in Western Family brand, or unbranded, products has been expanded.

      Fire conditions won’t change anytime soon

      BC Wildfire Service crews grappling with large-scale fires in the East Kootenay

      Fifty-plus cats surrendered to Victoria BC SPCA from single home

      It will cost tens of thousands to rehabilitate the animals

      Local photographer expands his business

      The man behind successful exhibit, I Am Fernie, will soon take on his first associate photographer