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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…

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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…

Columbia Basin Trust seeks feedback on Draft Strategic Plan

The plan will guide decisions made around future activities

Doctor Creek wildfire burning near Blue Lake Camp

Staff, guests evacuated from camp as fire in the Findlay Creek area grows to estimated 400 hectares

Dunbar Creek fire disrupting traffic near Radium, 55 active fires in region

According to the BC Wildfire Service, there are a total of 55…

Federal government to join assessment of Teck coal mine expansion in B.C.

Contamination was a main concern of eight interveners who asked Ottawa to assist B.C. in reviewing the expansion

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…

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.