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Winds fan flames of Doctor Creek wildfire as crews race to battle the blaze

BC Wildfire Service says winds increased the size of the Doctor Creek fire to about 58 square kilometres

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Ninety-seven distressed animals seized from rural Princeton property

COVID-19 cases reported at Teck site in Elk Valley

Seven new COVID-19 cases have been reported

Kootenay MLA calls for fire ban in the southern interior

Tom Shypitka calls for a campfire ban citing concerns over dry conditions, high temperatures

District 6 school return plan completed

Individual schools are contacting parents with details

College of the Rockies instructor wins international award

Anna-Marie Rautenbach honoured with Faculty Collegiality Award for work in hospitality management

MLA Clovechok cites concerns over park violations at Lussier Hot Springs

The local MLA says people have been damaging the barriers to gain access to the park

KIJHL finalizing plans as province advances return to sport guidelines

Regional Jr. B hockey league finalizing plans as province gives go-ahead for return to sport

St. Eugene Resort to close for winter season starting Oct. 12

St. Eugene will only operate as a seasonal resort going forward

Dynamiters main camp scheduled for September 18-20

Regular season planned to begin October 2

Union president discusses potential need for increased ambulance service in Kimberley, Cranbrook

A man suspected of having a stroke had to wait 21.5 minutes for an ambulance in Kimberley recently

East Kootenay SPCA branch offering help to those affected by Doctor Creek fire

The local branch can help with food and shelter for small animals like dogs and cats

BC Wildfire Service continues to battle Doctor Creek fire

The Doctor Creek fire, 25 kilometres southwest of Canal Flats continues to…

The grazing grounds of wildfire prevention

Cattle are being put to work to mitigate fire risk just south of Cranbrook

Local, regional search and rescue organizations receive BC Hydro grants

Three regional search and rescue organizations are getting some new equipment thanks…

Doctor Creek wildfire mapped at an estimated 3,000 hectares

The Doctor Creek wildfire southwest of Canal Flats has grown up to…