Local News

Angel Flight takes to the skies once more

Angel Flight East Kootenay is once again offering free flights to Kelowna for medical appointments

District of Sparwood adopts five year financial plan

The financial plan, which spans from 2020-2024 was adopted at a May 5 meeting of council

Gas line upgrade to begin near Sparwood and Elkford

FortisBC will be starting a gas line upgrade project expected to last five years

Bear vs rabbit caught on camera near Whistler
Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name
New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
Canada needs Parliament fully functional in pandemic crisis, Scheer says

AFRoS offers online programming for French community

The francophone association is adapting to the COVID-19 crisis by moving online

MP Morrison endorses O’Toole for Tory leadership

Conservative leadership candidate says he sees eye-to-eye with Morrison on a ‘bunch of issues’

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have…

Funeral proceedings makes changes during pandemic

To comply with distancing protocols, many funerals are being postponed or conducted virtually

Stag Leap gets creative to keep community running

Weekly challenges keep runners motivated despite cancelled races

Shred Kelly dropping new album in mid June

Their newest album, Like a Rising Sun, will draw on deep and moving life experiences

CBT launches food producer support programs

Two new programs will support food producers in the Columbia Basin

Mining Month celebrations move online

The Mining Association of British Columbia is getting creative in moving the celebrations online

Local businesses continue to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

More online services and alternative business models pop up as the pandemic ensues

Three local hockey players sign with Great Falls Americans

Sante Canderan, Lyndon Ewen and Dawson Hutchinson will play for the team next season

Mental health and COVID-19: compassion for ourselves and others

Dr. Tyla Charbonneau explores compassion in her weekly mental health column

Elk Valley churches adapt to changing social landscape

Several local churches have started hosting their services online via live stream

Generosity abounds in Elk Valley despite pandemic

Many local businesses and organizations are continuing to make donations during COVID-19

Elk Valley fire services prepare for upcoming wildfire season

As temperatures rise, fire departments urge residents to be increasingly fire safe

District of Sparwood reopens public parks and recreation spaces

The district also celebrated Children’s Day with their Japanese sister city recently

MLA Shypitka reacts to provincial plans to lift COVID-19 restrictions

Province has done well to flatten the curve, but employers need more help, MLA says

Fernie Fire Rescue responds to shop fire

The fire broke out on Fifth Avenue in Fernie but was quickly contained by firefighters