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Kimberley City Council meeting August 17

Kimberley City Council held their regular meeting on Monday, August 17, 2020,…

Blue Lake Camp, cabins near Skookumchuck ordered to evacuate

An Evacuation Order has been issued in and around the Findlay Creek…

Kimberley Aquatic Centre to remain closed, next update coming late September

The City of Kimberley has announced that the Aquatic Centre will remain…

The lakeside busker who writes poems
AlleyCats Alliance needs a donation of a small space
Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap

New B.C. political party ‘further left than the NDP, greener than the Greens’

Skeena and Bulkley Valley EcoSocialist Party organizer Edward Quinlan explains the party’s philosophy

More answers needed on return to school plan: MLA Clovechok

As the province of British Columbia and its school boards continue to…

Crews responding to wildfire near Wasa

BC Wildfire Service crews and air support are responding to a wildfire…

RCMP recover remains of missing man from Kootenay River

The remains of a 43-year-old Edmonton man who was swept away on…

RDEK lends support to group seeking a weir on Lake Koocanusa

Regional district to send a letter to province, feds supporting local concerns over reservoir water levels

Cranbrook History Centre releasing nine railcars from its collection

The Cranbrook History Centre has begun the process of deaccessioning nine of…

Misty Pagliaro wins 2020 Howard Carter Award for coaching excellence

She was nominated by fellow coaches, athletes and Special Olympics B.C.

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

2020 Hunting and Trapping Regulations a step in the right direction: Wildsight

The environmental group Wildsight says that changes to this year’s hunting and…

Litterbugs a cause for concern in East Kootenay backcountry

Litter has ended up in local rivers, popular hiking destinations

Annual Cops for Kids cycling fundraiser tweaked amid COVID-19

Cops for Kids events will look a little different due to the…

Kootenay Savings donates to East Kootenay Foundation for Health

With the importance at health care never more apparent than in the…

Canadian distillers petition government to lower excise tax rate

Distilleries, like Kimberley’s Bohemian Spirits, wish to see excise rate match United States’

Smoky skies bulletin issued for Kimberley, Cranbrook

The area is likely to be impacted by wildfire smoke over the next 24 to 48 hours: Interior Health

Compound 1080 confirmed in dog deaths in Gold Creek area

Pathologist believes the poisoning was secondary

Masks4Canada group reiterates call for mask mandate

Walmart Canada and BC Transit have made masks mandatory