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Local partnership constructs a unique fundraiser

Local partnership constructs a unique fundraiser

Overwaitea Foods and Alpine Lumber in Sparwood recently partnered to raise money for the Children’s Hospital.
RDEK Area A welcomes new Access Guardian

RDEK Area A welcomes new Access Guardian

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Area A welcome their new Access Guardian Jeff Piwek who started his new position on August 1st.
New members join trench society’s restoration coalition

New members join trench society’s restoration coalition

New members join trench society’s restoration coalition
Cities 'not afraid' to drop RCMP over costs

Cities 'not afraid' to drop RCMP over costs

Feds show little flexibility on policing contract: Fassbender
Ex-health official sentenced to house arrest

Ex-health official sentenced to house arrest

Former Fraser Health technology manager James Roy Taylor was charged in 2010 along with an Abbotsford doctor and a former senior official in the B.C. health ministry, after police found evidence of improper payments and benefits in health ministry purchasing.
Protests greet Order of B.C. honour for Campbell

Protests greet Order of B.C. honour for Campbell

Former premier Gordon Campbell is among the recipients of the Order of B.C., prompting protests and petitions against the move as well as congratulations for his long career in politics.
Kootenay- Columbia MP David Wilks still learning

Kootenay- Columbia MP David Wilks still learning

New Kootenay-Columbia member of Parliament David Wilks has undergone “a steep learning curve” since the spring election, he told town council on Aug. 9.

Support granted to environmental projects throughout the basin in Elk Valley

CBT helps residents address environmental issues by continuing to provide funding with $19,910 to the Wildsight Elk Valley Branch, Elk River Alliance.
Hiker still missing despite extensive searching in Elk Valley

Hiker still missing despite extensive searching in Elk Valley

A male hiker reported missing late Aug. 21 still remains missing.
BibBity BobBity Boo organizers happy to see great weather in Fernie

BibBity BobBity Boo organizers happy to see great weather in Fernie

Organizers of BibBity BobBity Boo - Fernie’s Family Fun Fest were relieved to find Sunday August 21st a day sunshine and clear blue skies for this years festival. Last year the event was held under a tarped-in gazebo, but this year it thrived and spread throughout Rotary Park on a perfect summer Fernie day.