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Nearly 2,800 evacuated in the Boundary while water levels remain high

The water levels experienced Thursday are the highest ever recorded.

Hundreds evacuated as flood waters continue to rise

The RDKB issued more evacuation orders Thursday morning.

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Evacuation alerts for 779 Boundary-area properties, orders for 33: RDKB

Virtually all residents in many Boundary floodplains are asked to be ready.

RDKB issues evacuation alerts

The Boundary is preparing for more flooding later this week.

Man missing after truck plunges into river

Dog escapes and safely swims to shore

  • May 7, 2018

Kootenay Studio Arts alumna reflects on ingredients for success

‘It’s more than just the skillset, it gave me the confidence.’

  • May 6, 2018

Wildfire and climate change conference set for Nelson

“Our forests are changing, so we need to change, too”

  • May 6, 2018

RDCK commits to green initiative

A target of 100% renewable energy by 2050

  • May 6, 2018

Correcting the Okanagan Correctional

B.C. Corrections, an academic and a union boss on moving forward from Incorrectional

RCMP officer accused in Castlegar shooting death elects jury trial

Case of RCMP Constable Jason Tait has first hearing in 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey.

Extra large snowpack in the Kootenay region

Let’s hope it melts gradually

  • Apr 29, 2018

Neufeld re-seeking Conservative candidacy for 2019

Marshall Neufeld lost to the NDP’s Richard Cannings for South Okanagan—West Kootenay in 2015

Cannings takes anti-South Okanagan park bill to Parliament

Petition may not hold sway, with all national and provincial parties supporting a park in some form

Needles killer frightened many in our town: BC author

Roy Bugera disrupted life in a quiet Vancouver Island village before moving to Arrow Lakes

Video: MP hears pot, pipeline and politics concerns

South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP hosts town hall forum in Penticton

MLA Larson flooded with out-of-riding daylight saving emails

Liberal MLA urging out-of-riding supporters of her bill to write government and their own MLAs

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

Fun stunt highlights serious concern for rural B.C. towns

Suspect caught after village-wide search

Midway and Grand Forks RCMP were involved.

Destination BC’s Highway 3 destination development strategy set to debut

The final draft of a destination development strategy for the Highway 3 corridor is ready.