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Environmental groups celebrate Jumbo decision

Wildsight, Jumbo Creek Conservation Society say resort cannot be built unless reassessed

Mobile glass blowing studio coming to Kimberley, hosting workshops

The Glass House Experience is Canada’s only mobile glass blowing studio.

Wildfire danger rating rises in the East Kootenay

Southeast Fire Centre official blames dry conditions, warmer temperature for danger increases

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Appeal court sides with province over Jumbo ski resort decision

A former cabinet minister determined the project was ‘not substantially started’ in 2015

Hospital pharmacy relocation plan moves forward

Design contract awarded to relocate existing pharmacy department at regional hospital

Emergency response livestock trailer offered to RDEK

RDEK board welcomes emergency response livestock trailer, refers it to staff for further study

Volunteers needed for knapweed pull in Cherry Meadows Conservation Area

Helping hands needed totackle invasive weeds, make room for native plants to flourish

UPDATE: Suspicious package deemed not a threat, downtown re-opened

As of 12:35 on Sunday, business returned to normal. Police re-opened the…

Crews continue to battle South Teepee fire

There has been minimal fire growth, however, more accurate mapping has it up to 25 hectares

“For the sake of tradition” – Queer Anglican minister reflects on same-gender marriage vote

Minister feels ‘hamstrung’ by group of people intent on preserving the traditional view of marriage

RCMP confirm robbery at Kootenay Savings Radium Branch

Columbia Valley RCMP have confirmed that there was a robbery at Kootenay…

UPDATED: MV Balfour ferry returns to service

The 65-year-old ferry had been out of action for a month

WildSafe reports decrease in wildlife reports in Kimberley/Cranbrook

WildSafeBC is reporting a decrease in wildlife reports this year compared to…

UPDATED: Wildfire burning south of Cranbrook

A large plume of smoke became visible from the community on Wednesday afternoon

Kootenay Anglican bishop voices favour for same-gender marriages

Kootenay Diocese among 19 out of 30 around country to voice approval for same-gender marriage

Study to look at East-West Kootenay train

Castlegar Economic Development looking for consultants.

Kimberley residents concerned with use of motorized boats on St. Mary Lake, River

St. Mary Lake and River remain under the jurisdiction of Transport Canada.

Continuing questions on herbicide use in Kimberley

The use of herbicides in Kimberley has been in the news this…

Cranbrook fire department puts out two small wildfires

Deputy Director Scott Driver said early notification was key to putting them out quickly

First Nations, governments agree to bring salmon back to Upper Columbia River

The three-year commitment is being described as ‘historic’