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New Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board elected

Redeveloping East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook a priority for new hospital district board

Kootenays in for mild winter: Environment and Climate Change Canada

El Niño to bring warm weather to Western Canada this winter

Ghostriders score home ice advantage

Fernie Memorial Arena to reopen December 1 after roof repairs fast-tracked

Fernie Ghostriders announce bid to host 2020 BC Hockey Cyclone Taylor Cup

The Kimberley Dynamiters are also in the running to host the annual tournament

Injured hiker rescued from Fernie waterfall

Fernie Search and Rescue responds to report of injured hiker at Fairy Creek Falls

Union offers support following B.C. mine death

Death of B.C. mine worker described as a wake up call for industry

EMC meeting puts Teck’s environmental work in focus

Environmental Monitoring Committee hosts public meeting in Elkford; local conservationists divided

Fernie stabbing victim recalls attack

Mohamed Minta was visiting Fernie on business when he was randomly attacked. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

BREAKING: Person arrested after motel stabbing in Fernie

Restaurant patron at Fernie Super 8 Hotel injured in random attack

East Kootenay waterway under the microscope

Wildsight, Sierra Club BC, Headwaters Montana and U.S. university launch water sampling program

Yay or neigh? Cowboy the miniature horse predicts B.C. city’s next mayor

Cowboy the miniature horse chooses the next mayors of Fernie and Sparwood (and gets to munch on a whole lot of hay)

LGBTQ+ exhibition strengthens ties between East and West Kootenay

“Bent On Art” features a broad selection of work by LGBTQ+ artists in the Kootenay region

VIDEO: “Snowpocalypse” sets new record for Elk Valley

10cm of snow recorded at Sparwood Airport on October 2 - the most since records began in 1980

East Kootenay town considers public smoking ban ahead of cannabis legalization

Under the proposed regulations, anyone caught smoking or vaping in public will face a $2000 fine

Eight cattle dead in Kootenay tunnel crash

RCMP thanks agencies after cattle truck crash; investigates vehicle and thrift store thefts

Southeast Kootenay public schools going through a growth spurt

Ministry of Education tips one per cent enrolment increase at public schools in Southeast Kootenay

Campfire ban remains for most of Southeast Fire District

BC Wildfire Service lifts campfire ban in some regions after rain and cooler temperatures

Three driver examiners in East Kootenay: ICBC

ICBC responds to concerns about departure of new driver examiner in East Kootenay

WorkSafeBC releases damning report into Fernie’s fatal gas leak

City of Fernie and CIMCO Refrigeration in violation of workplace laws: WorkSafeBC

Province to tackle declining elk populations across Kootenays

Aerial survey of elk in Rocky Mountain Trench finds populations has more than halved in 10 years