Local News

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

Fire destroys Cherryville home

Lumby and Cherryville community rallying around young family

Tips for avoiding Canada Revenue Agency scams

Grand Forks RCMP are asking residents to be vigilant.

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Wildfire on Sunshine Coast threatening seven homes
David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth after space mission
Protesters rally in Victoria against approved pipeline
Car fire in Chilliwack, B.C.

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

RDKB receives funding for disaster response ‘work space’ in Midway

The work space and storage will be used by disaster response volunteers.

Border Bruins lose to Beaver Valley on home ice

The team will play the Jack this Friday at 7 p.m.

Artisans on display at Christina Lake Craft Fair

The annual craft fair showcased local artists.

FLNRORD proposes changes to B.C.’s fishing regulations

The public is invited to comment on the changes until Jan. 11, 2019.

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats

Boundary Country chamber of commerce shuffles leadership

The change is part of an effort to refocus the organization.

MP Wayne Stetski officially nominated as NDP candidate for Kootenay-Columbia riding

The federal election is coming up next October

  • Nov 22, 2018

Hunters fined $14,000 for illegal harvesting

Guns, carcasses seized after two bighorn sheep killed out of season on mining property

Columbia Basin Trust announces grant for technology upgrades

The deadline for organizations to apply is Dec. 17

Grand Forks to receive business recovery funds post-flood

The community will receive two Rural Dividends grants for a total of $655,000.

Letter: English town remembers Grand Forks on anniversary of Armistice

Phillip Morris writes from Shrewsbury, England.

  • Nov 18, 2018