John Boivin

Burn rules loosen in Kootenays as weather eases fire concerns

Category 2 and 3 fires will be allowed in most areas — but know the regulations

August temperatures a touch above normal in West Kootenay

But little rain makes for a very dry month

Cops for Kids Ride to tour Kootenays

Ride raises funds for children in crisis

Construction forces temporary change to KBRH access

Changes due to the ongoing construction at the Trail hospital

Kootenay cannabis growers, retailers air issues with minister

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth and local MLA Michelle Mungall host chat on industry problems

UPDATE: Kootenay Lake ferry to be hit by job action Saturday

Full service to return after the long weekend; Glade, Harrop-Procter ferries won’t be affected

Former Amazing Race star dies in Kootenay hiking accident

Kenneth McAlpine was on Season Five of The Amazing Race Canada

Rossland council urges minister to kill Jumbo Glacier Resort project

Mayor writes letter panning ski resort on environmental, legal, and economic grounds

West Kootenay trail designation sparks debate

Columbia-Western Trail may lose its recreational status if province gets its way

West Kootenay mills weathering perfect storm in industry

Most say they’re set to persevere through tough economic times

Castlegar police say missing woman found safe

Darilee Nolie found in Calgary

First Nations, governments agree to bring salmon back to Upper Columbia River

The three-year commitment is being described as ‘historic’

Castlegar police seek missing indigenous woman

Darilee Nolie was last seen earlier this week.

Protesters crash controversial pastor’s sermon in Castlegar

First ‘Mighty Men’s Conference’ in Canada doesn’t go unchallenged

At Kootenay senior’s centre, ‘Chicken TV’ enriches lives

Trio of chickens bringing unexpected joy to seniors at Castlegar residence

Rossland boy finds human kindness sweet as honey after beehive destroyed

Family overwhelmed by kind offerings of strangers all across B.C.

Greens choose Rosslander to represent them in next federal election

Tara Howse is the former chair of Rossland’s Sustainability Commission

B.C. teen heartbroken after thieves poison his beehive

Mom says she can’t understand why someone would kill bees for no apparent reason

Interfor to reduce Grand Forks, Castlegar mill hours, cut production in June

Vaagen Fibre, the company that operates the Midway mill, said it has no plans to cut its June hours

West Kootenay opinion sought on health care issues

Rural Evidence Review getting strong response to survey call-out