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Kimberley SAR warn of river dangers heading into last weeks of summer

Recent incidents prompt warnings for extra caution and preparedness

July Kootenay real estate sales at record high

Sales and prices of Kootenay real estate on the rise

Brent Carver: A legend of stage, screen and TV

Over the years, the Cranbrook thespian earned his place as one of Canada’s greatest actors

Camp Stone volunteers remind public camp is closed after numerous issues

The volunteers who maintain Camp Stone hope to convey to the communtity…

The great Brent Carver has passed away

Carver, one of Canada’s greatest actors, has passed away at home in Cranbrook

Be cautious with campfires, cigarettes

Small fire extinguished this week is a good reminder, Mayor McCormick says

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Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap
House fire in Hedley
Fire at Captain's Cove Marina, west of Canoe Beach

Kootenay doctor among 82 physicians, dentists calling on province for mandatory mask rule

Open letter says masks should be worn in indoor public spaces, public transportation or in crowds

Summit in Cranbrook focuses on economic resiliency post COVID-19

Cranbrook, Kimberley, Canal Flats mayors discuss strategies to strengthen regional economy

Mark St. and Wallinger Ave. is Kimberley’s worst intersection for collisions: ICBC

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia supplies a lot of interesting information,…

Incident near St. Mary’s Bridge involves deceased person: RCMP

Rails 2 Trails was closed for eight hours near the bridge on Monday as emergency crews responded

Feds fund $2M for habitat conservation in the Kootenays

Kootenay Connect to use funding for habitat conservation to protect four areas in the region

Love in the time of COVID

Marriage Commissioner, couples, weigh in on getting married during a pandemic

BC Wildfire Service onsite at small fire west of Kimberley

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a 0.5 hectare, suspected lightning-caused…

Lightning blamed for multiple fire starts across Kootenays

Southeast Fire Centre says ground crews, air support responding to fires near Revelstoke, Nakusp

Search suspended for man missing in Kootenay River near Canal Flats

Man reported missing after swimming into river to rescue dog that had been swept into the current

Fire activity picking up as thunderstorms roll through Southeast Fire Centre

The Southeast Fire Centre is reporting increased activity as the heat wave…

Gray Creek Pass is 30 years old in August

Tom Lymbery shares his knowledge of the history of the Pass

Townsite elk calf safely transported to rehabilitation centre in Golden

The “Townsite Elk,” an elk calf that was spotted in Townsite, Kimberley,…

Kimberley RCMP say arrests made in last week’s gas station robbery

Last Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Kimberley RCMP responded to a robbery at…