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Bank armouring begins in South Ruckle

The rocks placed along the riverbank will prevent future erosion.

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

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Protesters rally in Victoria against approved pipeline
Car fire in Chilliwack, B.C.
Jody Wilson-Raybould attends reconciliation pole unveiling in B.C.
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Stable search and rescue funding needed: GFSAR

Lack of provincial funding could make a big difference to Grand Forks SAR team.

Red Cross extends deadline for flood program

The program offers up to $18,500 for flood-related damage.

Kootenay man dies in crash near Sparwood

Accident occurred last night east of Sparwood, RCMP appealing for witnesses

Christina Lake welcomes new fire chief

Joe Geary made the move to the Boundary from Sidney.

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

  • Feb 20, 2019

Petition on Second Street project presented to council

Over 1,000 signatures were gathered, but staff say council can’t do much about the project.

Man seriously hurt after police shooting near Nelson

Incident has been reported to provincial police watchdog

  • Feb 13, 2019

Mental health, BC Housing council’s picks for resolution issues

Grand Forks council aims to hold the province accountable to local government with draft resolutions

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Snowfall warning for Trans Canada

Environment Canada calls for 15 to 25 cm of snow

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Const. Jason Tait faces charges in the 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey in Castlegar

Minor injuries in car, semi accident near Greenwood

Road conditions were likely a factor in the Friday morning crash.

Kootenays unemployment rate best in B.C.

In one year, the region has gone from highest unemployment rate to lowest, at 3.1 per cent