Sally Macdonald

Midwives mark 10 years in Cranbrook

Celebrate the anniversary with East Kootenay Midwives May 5

Tembec sells almost 50,000 hectares

Tembec will sell 49,500 hectares of land in the East Kootenay to a Nanaimo-based timber harvesting company.

Couple pleads guilty to home invasions

Megan Sands sentenced to five years, Terrence Allan sentenced to eight in Cranbrook Criminal Court on Thursday

Local filmmaker wins pressure test at Calgary festival

Jose Galdamez and his local crew shot a winning short film at Fort Steele in a gruelling 48-hour challenge

?aq’am approves land code in significant vote

Ktunaxa community voted 73 per cent in favour of a land use model crafted by members

Rails to Trails requires volunteers

The North Star trail between Cranbrook and Kimberley was used more than 35,000 times last year

To the moon and back

A lunar eclipse turned the full moon red for just over an hour
overnight on the morning of Tuesday, April 15

Contractor named for new hospital ICU project

Lark Projects of Surrey will take on the $20 million addition to East Kootenay Regional Hospital

How to protect yourself from the Heartbleed bug

The Better Business Bureau is providing guidelines on how to protect the personal information you send online

Regional district supports Key City Theatre replacement

Theatre society, School District 5 appealed to the Regional District of East Kootenay for financial support

St. Mary’s Band set for significant vote

The proposed land code would see the band freed from one-third of the provisions in the Indian Act

Fozzyfest approved for September dates

A music festival at Lake Koocanusa will go ahead this year after gaining conditional approval from the RDEK

The mysterious fate of Flight 370

One month since the Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared, believed to have crashed into the Indian Ocean

Celebrate local books

B.C. Book Day is April 9; celebrate home-grown works

Bullock gets two years jail

Man charged over carjacking, police chase sentenced

Joseph Creek a mess, decry seniors

Residents of Joseph Creek Village are upset that the creek behind their homes is full of garbage

Major changes to Land Reserve

Minister Bill Bennett says the East Kootenay will be in a new zone of the ALR

B.C. proposes changes to land reserve

Minister Bill Bennett says the East Kootenay will be in a new zone of the Agricultural Land Reserve, with changes to the use of farm land

Banjo’s big escape

The beloved local store pet is back home after the community rallied to find the missing feline

Some backroad bridges unsafe, report finds

Forest Practices Board says Rocky Mountain Forest District has worst safety compliance for bridges