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AKBLG endorses Fernie logging resolution

Resolutions call for stronger laws on private land logging; more local government consultation

District of Elkford nominated for national awards

District, CAO recognized for role in mining town liaison program

Elk Valley mine worker’s death still painful for colleagues

Union, mine rescue team pay tribute to fallen colleague on the National Day of Mourning

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Structure fire destroys Surrey tire shop, closes section of Fraser Highway
Kelowna RCMP interrogation video should shock Canadians: Sinclair
Three in serious condition after single-vehicle accident leaves Jeep totalled
Trudeau: We stayed strong in getting tariff lifted

Elk Valley pays tribute to fallen workers

Dedication to Fording River contractor Pat Dwyer unveiled at National Day of Mourning ceremony

Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing

Crown initiated a stay of proceedings on Monday at the Cranbrook Law Courts

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

Stewart, 62, is a retired Registered Professional Forester and former Canadian Armed Forces member.

Dog-stealing women likely an urban myth, say Castlegar police

Kootenay social media frenzy has no local basis in reality

Southeast Kootenay board of education protests changes to B.C. graduation program

Changes to require additional testing at the end of Grade 12 in order for students to graduate

B.C. communities mark National Day of Mourning

In 2018, there were 131 work related deaths in B.C.

AKBLG to consider Fernie resolution on private land logging

Resolution calls for same rules as Crown land; plus, who’s attending the 2019 AKBLG Convention

E-bike brings sense of normalcy for Fernie man with ALS

Community purchases e-bike for cycling enthusiast who continues to struggle with ALS

Elk Valley braces for late season snowfall

Up to 10cm of snow expected within 48 hours; motorists urged to prepare for deteriorating conditions

New flight service an ‘angel’ for medical patients

As interprovincial healthcare access issues continue, a pair of Elk Valley pilots…

Family dog stolen in Elko

Elk Valley RCMP appealing for information on missing pregnant Karelian bear dog

Youth representative to join Fernie council

New program open to Grade 11 and 12 students in greater Fernie area; plus other council news

Prescribed burn set for Baynes Lake area

Planned ecosystem restoration burn to cover roughly 602 hectares over the next two weeks

Construction on Lizard Creek Bridge begins

Bridge will include two-metre paved shoulders

  • Apr 24, 2019

No changes to Teck pollution limits, says Province

The B.C. Ministry of Environment has moved to quash fears mining pollution…

Structure fire displaces Sparwood family

Family uninjured. One pet lost. House remains uninhabitable due to severe damage.

New MRI unit increases access

Interior Health aims for 5100 exams in Cranbrook this year