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Kootenay East MLA reacts to Throne Speech

Tom Shypitka says speech falls short of intended mark.

Destination BC’s Highway 3 destination development strategy set to debut

The final draft of a destination development strategy for the Highway 3 corridor is ready.

Specialist shortage affecting elective surgeries

East Kootenay Regional Hospital recruiting additional anesthetists

Man, who promised millions to Kimberley hockey team, admits to fraud in unrelated case

Mike Gould pledged to donate $7.5 million last fall, but the team has yet to receive any cash

Cranbrook in mourning

Public memorial date set for local couple who died in tragic car accident.

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Fernie rallies for support in Kraft Hockeyville contest
Fernie Outdoor Rink officially opens
Rare sperm whale spotted in B.C. coastal waters
Boushie's family say they have little faith in justice system

Fernie celebrates 110 years on the ice

For the small mountain town, a sheet of ice carries with it over 100 years of history.

Avalanche warning issued across Southern Interior

Danger rating is high across mountainous ranges in the Kootenays, Cariboo.

Shypitka reacts to Alberta wine boycott

Kootenay East MLA says BC government irresponsible for playing pipeline politics.

Wife dies 4 days after husband killed in same car crash on Highway 3

Joan MacKinnon was taken to hospital following the collision on Saturday, east of Yahk

Strength of Wilkinson’s campaign prevailed: Shypitka

Kootenay East MLA says new BC Liberal leader is the right candidate to move the party forward.

Urban deer translocation study wraps up

Study tracked urban deer removed from four communities in the East Kootenay.

UPDATE: Cranbrook mourns firefighter

Tractor trailer and pickup truck with horse trailer collided head on

WATCH: Fernie rallies for support in Kraft Hockeyville contest

User groups have been displaced from their hometown arena since October’s ammonia leak tragedy.

WestJet flights from Cranbrook delayed till June

Company says operational requirements for service haven’t been met yet.

Two Invermere athletes off to Olympics

Manny Osborne-Paradis and Ben Thomsen to represent Canada in alpine skiing

City of Fernie regains access to arena, investigation ongoing

Operational arena by next winter is the goal, says City

Langley man named deputy BC Conservative leader

Ran for party in 2017

  • Jan 29th, 2018

Province approves mine near Canal Flats

Project is expected to mine 400,000 tonnes of gypsum over 43 years.