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Dismissal of Kootenay mine worker upheld

Arbitrator rules Teck justified in dismissal of Kootenay worker accused of harassment and bullying

VIDEO: Cavers embark on new expedition to Canada’s deepest cave in interior B.C.

The group hopes to find a new entrance to Bisaro Anima in a trip dubbed “expedition of the year”.

Elk Valley agencies called to plane crash

The crash was initially reported north of Elkford, however, local agencies were later stood down

UPDATE: City of Fernie responds to investigation report

Technical Safety BC presented findings on cause of incident in Fernie last fall

Hiker recalls B.C. ski resort rescue

Nursing significant injuries, the woman clung to rocks for half an hour while waiting to be rescued.

B.C. mining puts international treaty at risk: U.S. officials

U.S. representatives criticize Canada’s inaction on selenium pollution in transboundary waters

Dean McKerracher announces election bid

Another East Kootenay mayor has announced they will stand for re-election this year.

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.

Teck fined $78,100 for water pollution

A quarter of the permit exceedances were more than 200 per cent over the limit.

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.

B.C. woman with physical disability shocked after being refused straw

A growing number of Elk Valley businesses limit their use of plastic straws amid global movement

Teck releases Elk Valley water quality reports

Teck has released the results of water quality research and monitoring in the Elk Valley.

Hospital foundation closes

An Elk Valley not-for-profit organization that has spent decades supporting local health…

PHOTOS: ‘Black rain’ reported in Sparwood

Sparwood residents have expressed concern about “black rain” falling in the town yesterday

Mining pollution on bilateral agenda

The U.S. is concerned about mining contaminants leaching from Teck coal mines into shared waterways.

East Kootenay elk population drops 50% in past decade

EKWA calls for new management approach, more government investment

Baynes Lake fire contained

A fire that started on a private property has razed 25ha of grassland in the Baynes Lake area.

Fording River victim identified

Teck Resources identifies Fording River Operations victim as Albertan man, Pat Dwyer.