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Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

Columbia Basin Trust hosting transboundary conference on Columbia River

Discuss the future of the Columbia River at the conference in Kimberley.

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

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Witnesses describe chaos after shots fired during Raptors celebrations
Teen stabbed after end-of-night limo dispute in downtown Vancouver

Sparwood vacancy rate hits 18-year low

Ponderosa Manor fire, shift workers contributing to rental squeeze: Mayor

RDEK, City of Fernie join search and rescue funding calls

Resolutions to put pressure on Province for stable funding; EMBC in negotiations with BCSARA

Up to 20cm of snow forecast for Elk Valley

Storm to affect East and West Kootenay; motorists encouraged to drive to conditions

Motorist caught driving high in Elk Valley

RCMP issues 44 tickets to drivers; motorist fined $230 under the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act

Elkford council approves permit for Teck temporary housing project

Temporary worker accommodations to house external contractor workforce for “critical” Teck projects

Employer fines still possible after Fernie arena tragedy

WorkSafeBC considers enforcement action against City of Fernie, CIMCO Refrigeration

Interior Health hospitals to serve more made in B.C. food

New initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture to serve more B.C. produced food in hospitals

BREAKING: Teck fined $37,500 for exceeding air emissions at Sparwood coal mine

Half of stack tests at Elkview Operations from 2014 to 2019 exceeded the permit limit

Fernie Chamber of Commerce Executive Director moves on

Patty Vadnais reflects on four years serving the Fernie business community

Elk Valley Search and Rescue funding uncertainty causes concern

Province yet to announce new funding for 80 SAR groups in B.C., including three in the Elk Valley

Kootenay air cadets compete in public speaking competition

Castlegar-based cadet to represent the region at provincials in Richmond

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

UPDATE: Staffing issues resolved at Elkford Health Centre

Outpatient lab and medical imaging services now available at Elkford Health Centre

RDEK director admits defeat in Fernie logging fight

Regional District of East Kootenay won’t intervene in private land logging issue: Area A Director

Poll finds little support for wildlife detection systems in the Elk Valley

Only eight per cent of respondents believe the signs are effectively detecting wildlife

Dress warm: extreme cold warning issued for Elk Valley

With the launch of Griz Days comes an extreme cold warning, issued…

Sick eagle sparks call for lead bullet restriction

Wildlife advocates are calling for a restriction on lead hunting products after…