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Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar

Interior Health says the overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

Green and NDP candidates talk strategic voting at Nelson public meeting

Wayne Stetski and Abra Brynne traded ideas but made no concessions for this election

Success on the Links to Benefit the Golden and District Hospital

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health had their second Annual Hole In…

Delays at railroad crossing in Kootenay town cause for concern

About 1870 Fernie residents are temporarily isolated when the train passes through town

Future arrives at the library

The future has arrived at the Golden public library! Thanks to a…

Kootenay-Columbia candidates attend Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum

About 120 people attended the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum on Oct. 16 at the Prince Charles Theatre.

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Golden town council agrees to research costs of residential water metering

When residents turn on their taps, the water they consume isn’t metered…

  • Oct 18, 2019

Two years later, City of Fernie remembers

Oct. 17, 2019 marks two years since the tragic ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

Kinbasket Reservoir important in Columbia River Treaty talks

The Columbia Basin Regional Advisory Committee (CBRAC) has been hard at work…

  • Oct 17, 2019

High times for two Golden businesses

Two new businesses in Golden have a lot of similarities, despite their…

  • Oct 17, 2019

Golden hosts free yard waste round up

Submitted The Town of Golden will run its annual free yard waste…

  • Oct 16, 2019

Kootenay-Columbia riding candidates have Canada’s highest expense limit

Facebook data also shows who is buying ads on the social media website

Golden District Rod and Gun Club collects samples from deer, elk, moose for CWD

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a complex disease that kills white tail…

  • Oct 16, 2019

Former Liberal candidate endorses Greens in Kootenay-Columbia

Don Johnston says he’ll be voting for Abra Brynne on Oct. 21

‘If we do nothing, the herd will certainly be extirpated’: Caribou maternity pen proposed in Nakusp

The Arrow Lakes Caribou Society is waiting for a response from the province

Chronic wasting disease threatens the Kootenays

The Province is asking hunters to drop off heads of deer species to be tested for CWD

  • Oct 11, 2019

Grant assists with flood risk management in Columbia River watershed

Submitted The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be developing a new…

  • Oct 11, 2019

Business Profile: F & G Electrical

By Keri Sculland As a way to help out their friends with…

  • Oct 10, 2019

Conway earns her way to nationals

By Keri Sculland Lynda Conway has been playing tennis since she was…

  • Oct 10, 2019