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The real estate boom across the Okanagan has not felt a negative impact from the coronavirus impact on our national economy. (Contributed)

Booming year ahead, says Kootenay Association of Realtors

Strong real estate sales continue throughout Kootenays

The real estate boom across the Okanagan has not felt a negative impact from the coronavirus impact on our national economy. (Contributed)
The higher elevation melt is getting underway as rivers such as Mark Creek in Kimberley are running faster. Paul Rodgers file

Snow packs down just below normal in East and West Kootenay

The West Kootenay in particular had below normal precipitation in April

The higher elevation melt is getting underway as rivers such as Mark Creek in Kimberley are running faster. Paul Rodgers file
A screen shot from the resource road safety video.

Safety video urges caution on resource roads

Travelling on resource roads can pose various risks

A screen shot from the resource road safety video.
Some of the funding will provide more EV charging stations, such as this one at Rogers Pass. Kootenay Rockies Tourism photo.

StrongerBC provides funding for tourism projects in Kootenay Rockies region

A number of initiatives to enhance tourism are underway across the Kootenay Rockies

Some of the funding will provide more EV charging stations, such as this one at Rogers Pass. Kootenay Rockies Tourism photo.
The authors of the report on old growth protection, Al Gorley, RPF and Garry Merkel, RPF.

All talk, no action on old growth protection says Wildsight

Recommendations from report submitted a year ago have yet to be followed

The authors of the report on old growth protection, Al Gorley, RPF and Garry Merkel, RPF.
HWY 95 south of Golden will be getting improved cell service.

Funding will improve cell service on northern part of Hwy 95

Although we now live in a very connected world, there are still…

HWY 95 south of Golden will be getting improved cell service.
Skookumchuck pulp mill. Paper Excellence file

Kootenay pulp mill receives more than $100,000 in fines

Skookumchuck Pulp Mill is located just north of Kimberley/Cranbrook

Skookumchuck pulp mill. Paper Excellence file
Skookumchuck Pulp Mill. Courtesy Paper Excellence

Kootenay pulp mill receives more than $100,000 in fines

Skookumchuck Pulp Mill is located just north of Kimberley/Cranbrook

Skookumchuck Pulp Mill. Courtesy Paper Excellence
The West Kootenay snowpack is at 100 per cent of normal, while the East Kootenay is the lowest in the province at 93 per cent. Bulletin file.

Kootenay snowpacks lower after dry March

Most of the year’s snowpack has accumulated by mid-April

The West Kootenay snowpack is at 100 per cent of normal, while the East Kootenay is the lowest in the province at 93 per cent. Bulletin file.
The BC Wildfire Service will be conducting an ecosystem restoration burn near the old Kimberley airport next week. BC Wildfire Service file.

Ecosystem restoration burn planned for old Kimberley airport area next week

Burn could begin as early as Monday, April 12, 2021

The BC Wildfire Service will be conducting an ecosystem restoration burn near the old Kimberley airport next week. BC Wildfire Service file.
Traffic from Highway 1 will be diverted through Kootenay National Park this spring. Kootenay National Park Facebook

Traffic from Highway 1 will be diverted through Kootenay National Park this spring

Highway 1 will be closed west of Yoho National Park

Traffic from Highway 1 will be diverted through Kootenay National Park this spring. Kootenay National Park Facebook
New listings of residential properties are rising in 2021. Kootenay Association of Realtors

Strong Kootenay real estate market continues; new listings rising

New listings of residential properties are rising in 2021

New listings of residential properties are rising in 2021. Kootenay Association of Realtors
Plant closures and shipping disruptions during the pandemic have held up shipments of some winter tires (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

Keep your snow tires on until April 30: B.C. transportation ministry

Ministry of Transportation reminds drivers not to change tires early

Plant closures and shipping disruptions during the pandemic have held up shipments of some winter tires (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Mainroad wants your feedback on service levels this past winter. Mainroad image
Mainroad wants your feedback on service levels this past winter. Mainroad image
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Nesting goose shot on Wycliffe property

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LETTER: Who would do such a thing?

Nesting goose shot on Wycliffe property

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New laptops will support archiving of local artifacts, running the informative theatre and communication between staff and the public. The technology will assist Friends of Fort Steele in conserving, presenting and teaching the history of Fort Steele and the region. Bulletin file

CBT provides funding to Kimberley Cranbrook non-profits to close technology gaps

The Columbia Basin Trust is providing over $1 million to support technology-related…

New laptops will support archiving of local artifacts, running the informative theatre and communication between staff and the public. The technology will assist Friends of Fort Steele in conserving, presenting and teaching the history of Fort Steele and the region. Bulletin file
New laptops will support archiving of local artifacts, running the informative theatre and communication between staff and the public. The technology will assist Friends of Fort Steele in conserving, presenting and teaching the history of Fort Steele and the region. Bulletin file

CBT provides funding to Kimberley Cranbrook non-profits to close technology gaps

The Columbia Basin Trust is providing over $1 million to support technology-related…

New laptops will support archiving of local artifacts, running the informative theatre and communication between staff and the public. The technology will assist Friends of Fort Steele in conserving, presenting and teaching the history of Fort Steele and the region. Bulletin file
A logging truck and a train were involved in a collision last week in Canal Flats. The truck driver has been fined for allegedly failing to stop at a stop sign. Photo contributed.

Logging truck and train sustain significant damage in Canal Flats collision

Columbia Valley RCMP have issued a fine following an investigation into a…

A logging truck and a train were involved in a collision last week in Canal Flats. The truck driver has been fined for allegedly failing to stop at a stop sign. Photo contributed.
Avalanche debris. (Photo by Ben Nearingburg)

Avalanche Canada in need of sustainable funding says MLA, executive director

B.C. needs to pay its proportionate share, MLA Clovechok says

Avalanche debris. (Photo by Ben Nearingburg)