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Mountain biker rescued

An injured mountain biker has been rescued by Fernie Search and Rescue.

Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

Two Mexican World Cup fans were among those hit

Cameras to capture airborne dust

The District of Sparwood will install two cameras to document airborne dust caused by a nearby mine.

Housing affordability in spotlight

Elkford residents will soon learn the results of a survey on affordable housing for seniors.

Privacy lawyer warns against victim blaming in recent sextortion scams

Perpetrators get sexual photos of the victim and threaten to share them with friends and families

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Historic landing in Sparwood
Tour the future temporary home of the House of Commons
Patriots vow to #BuyCanadian in wake of US-Canada trade tensions
Toronto shooting witness says he thought gunshots were fireworks

Washington State man facing murder charges in 1987 killing of B.C. couple

Two counts of aggravated first-degree murder filed against William Talbott II in Snohomish

Canadians swear off American-made goods, cancel trips to U.S. amid trade dispute

#BuyCanadian online campaign growing as trade stand-off causes resentment by many

Children and Family Minister tells B.C. grads to ‘Seize the day’

Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy spoke to Castlegar grads Friday night.

CREA cuts home sales forecast, May sales down 16.2% compared with year ago

Updated forecast came as CREA reported actual home sales in May hit a seven-year low

Amber Alert cancelled after girl, 7, found safe in Quebec

She was found shortly after Quebec provincial police issued the alert

30 degrees and warmer forecasted with heat wave in B.C.

The weather could stay well into next week, according to Environment Canada

RCMP find body of missing woman who fell into B.C. River

The body of Jessie Lavallee was found in the North Thompson River south of Barriere

  • Jun 16th, 2018

Search for mariners who capsized near Tofino now missing persons case

“Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the missing.”

‘It’s daunting:’ Family of paralyzed Broncos player preparing for next phase

Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy in Philadelphia after becoming paralyzed in bus crash

Police will ‘thoroughly review’ recommendations in murder inquest: RCMP

Inquest jury recommended policies for ‘potential grievous bodily harm’ calls, and increased training

B.C. Indian Band moves toward becoming a dry reserve

Death of young Penticton man catalyst to work towards becoming alcohol and drug free reserve

  • Jun 15th, 2018

B.C.’s top cop is all business

Deputy commissioner brings CEO investment/return attitude to her job

$1000 reward for conviction in illegal trapping case

Traps cause unnecessary suffering and should be abolished, says animal rights group