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Latest round of Columbia River Treaty talks wrap up in Cranbrook

Federal, provincial, U.S. and Indigenous representatives recently met for eight round of discussions

Cannabis beverages to be bottled in Bridesville

Vancouver-based BevCanna also plans on growing cannabis nearby

People’s Party candidate in South Okanagan-West Kootenay steps forward

Taylor talks about PPC platforms on economics, immigration and climate change

PHOTOS: Canada, U.S. first responders remember 9/11 victims at Peace Arch Park

American and Canadian first responders shared grief at annual event

South Okanagan-West Kootenay candidates ready for federal election campaign

Here are the candidates running in the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

Climate change website launched by Selkirk College and Columbia Basin Trust

The site features climate information for communities in the Columbia Basin and boundary region

  • Sep 11, 2019
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DFO releases drone footage of work at Big Bar landslide site
Scheer talks tax cuts, Singh talks Quebec, Trudeau talks tennis
Singh name-checks Trump, Scheer on defensive on Day 4 of campaign
Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law

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

Trail man gets 7 years after victim beaten, kidnapped, and tasered

Trial by judge held in Rossland Provincial Court back in July

Liberals announce Kootenay-Columbia candidate for October election

Robin Goldsbury is running against six other candidates

  • Sep 8, 2019

Awareness of danger raised following Highway 3 accident in Hosmer

Sparwood Mayor Wilks said an increase in visibility could have potentially prevented the accident

South Okanagan — West Kootenay incumbent endorsed by environmental group

GreenPAC claims to be a non-partisan, non-profit organization that endorses environmental leadership

B.C. conference looks at how First Nations can be involved in cannabis industry

Some First Nations are dead set against it, while some see economic growth opportunities

Construction forces temporary change to KBRH access

Changes due to the ongoing construction at the Trail hospital

Abandoned cat brought into Kootenay SPCA with broken sternum

The East Kootenay SPCA branch is seeking help to cover $1,455 in medical bills for Claude the cat.

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

Don’t let unwanted pets loose in the wild

The American bullfrog can wreak havoc on western painted turtle habitat

  • Aug 28, 2019

Elk River reclaims property as its own

Laws make it harder to protect private land than ever before says farmer, local government

Cannings to pedal through South Okanagan — West Kootenay riding

MP leaves from Nakusp on Aug. 23 and ends in Kaleden on Aug. 29.

Rossland council urges minister to kill Jumbo Glacier Resort project

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