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Noni Belland cycling 300 km in August raising money to fight children’s cancer

Starting this Saturday, Aug. 1, Noni Belland of Kimberley will be taking…

Chamber of Commerce reports good news while urging continued caution

As Kimberley navigates phase three of reopening, Chamber pres. reports a strong economy

Temperatures soar, wildfire danger rating rises across Kootenays

East, West Kootenays expected to hit high 30s C as fire danger rating increases to high and extreme

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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

Motorcyclist killed in collision near Canal Flats

A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision just north of Canal…

Jim Abbott: Honourable, tuned in, undefeated

Tributes to the late Kootenay-Columbia MP, including from former Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Conservation officers destroy two bears in Kimberley over the past month

One trapped on Kimbrook Crescent, the other on Bingay Street

Premier Lake fire under control

No significant growth over the weekend

Kimberley Search and Rescue ‘ecstatic’ over funding stability announcement

Provincial government will fund Ground Search and Rescue across the province at $6 million a year

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kootenays, Okanagan, Columbias

Environment Canada says conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms

Fernie SAR mobilized for sixth time in July

A group of four got lost on their way to Sandy Shores RV Park

Cranbrook RCMP seek stolen trailer

Cranbrook RCMP are investigating a report of a stolen travel trailer. The…

MLA Clovechok supports tourism industry call for funds

The Tourism and Hospitality sector announced this week that they are seeking…

Category 2, 3 fires to be banned in Southeast and Coastal Fire Centres

There are similar bans in the Kamloops and Cariboo Fire Centres as well

MP Morrison, House Leader Bergen respond to proposed emergency debate

The Conservatives have requested an emergency debate on Trudeau’s WE Charity controversy

Police respond to robbery at Kimberley gas station

Suspect fled on foot and was possibly armed

Interior Health issues overdose alert for Cranbrook

A toxic substance is circulating, IH reports increased overdoses with ‘severe outcomes’

2020 Kimberley Horror Fest and film contest to be held virtually

One of Kimberley’s fondest annual events, Horror Fest will not be having…