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Two fires of note burning in Southeast Fire Centre

As of Saturday afternoon there were more than 20 fires burning in the Southeast Fire Centre.

Polluted water did not reach rivers: Teck

Teck Coal responds to B.C. Government report, which shows the company was fined $78,100 last year.

Penticton Coun. Konanz makes federal bid for Conservative Party

She announced on Facebook in April that she would not be seeking re-election for council

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City worker who died in Fernie ammonia leak memorialized with walking trail

A walking trail has been named in honour of a victim of Fernie’s fatal gas leak.

Recreational cannabis survey is aimed at the Kootenays

University of Guelph study gathering info from rural B.C.

  • Jun 27, 2018

IH says no cases of bacterial meningitis confirmed

Some concern as a few Kimberley students presented with meningitis-like symptoms

Gun, drugs and cash seized in arrest of alleged B.C. fentanyl dealer

Vancouver Island man Brent Connors is facing nine charges in relation to investigation

Unregulated private land logging continues near Nelson at Cottonwood Lake

Sunshine Logging of Kaslo is cutting on private land in the area of Giveout Creek Road

Presenting the Graduates of 2018

BCSS celebrated the 2018 grads last weekend.

Larson tours Grand Forks post-flood

The MLA was in the area to talk to flood victims and business owners

Rock Creek Community Medical celebrates 40 years

The society started with a donation of land.

Illegal trap results in death of Sparwood cat

A cat was found deceased on a Sparwood property after becoming trapped in an illegally modified trap

Nelson to host wildfire and climate change conference

Well-timed session set for June 26-28

  • Jun 2, 2018

Changes on the Columbia Basin Trust board

Carol Andrews steps up, Laurie Page stepping down

  • Jun 2, 2018

New acid plant halfway done at Teck Trail

Teck marks halfway point in $174-million acid plant construction

Flood garbage to be collected curbside: RDKB

Flood victims will not have to pay at the landfill, and garbage can go curbside.

MP Cannings’ long-awaited wood-use bill passes in House vote

The private member’s bill is his first to pass the House, a rare feat for rookie MPs in opposition

Redfish Elementary ready to celebrate outdoor classroom

Timber structure officially introduced on June 8

  • May 19, 2018

Missing Chilliwack man may be travelling to Grand Forks on motorcycle

Wilfred James Kilgren, 69, was last heard from by a friend on April 11

  • May 18, 2018

Rain, storms to hit Kootenays, Boundary amid flood crisis

Environment Canada is calling for 20 to 40 mm of rain by Friday