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British Columbia’s Great Highway turns 70

Today, the real wealth of the Crowsnest Highway encompasses more than mining, energy and forestry.

  • Sep 4, 2019

Death came on Tuesday

Written for the Lost Souls Society - Forever Remembered

  • Apr 19, 2019

Firefighter calendar raises $5000 for FWRC

The proceeds from Fernie Fire Rescue’s charity calendar will ensure women in…

Peppi Rino: the man who painted a city

There are but a few houses in the Elk Valley that the…

What’s behind December’s avian oddities?

Ian Adams writes how the quick descent from mild fall into mid-winter may well have caught several birds off-guard

  • Dec 28, 2016

Time change can wreak havoc on drivers

And that isn't the only reason accidents on B.C. roads spike right after the clocks fall back.

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British Columbia can now use its own data to prepare for a second wave
Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Slow-mo video captures eagle hunting for fish in B.C.

Chance to fix your cat for free still on at EKSPCA

The program is expected to finish in December, but may wrap up sooner if the remaining 200 surgeries are reached before the goal date.

  • Oct 26, 2016

Police to crack down on distracted driving

It is not just a "young people" problem, and it involves more than just phones (which you shouldn't use when stopped in traffic)

Pokémon stop: be careful out there while playing

The wildly popular new game is a lot of fun; but there are real-life hazards attached to it.

Photos helping in wildlife study

Pictures submitted by outdoor enthusiasts are shining new light on bobcat and lynx habitats in the province.