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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)
Participants put new water monitoring skills to use during a 2019 Living Lakes Canada-led training course in the East Kootenay region of the Canadian Columbia Basin. LLC Photo

$1 million for water monitoring in Columbia Basin

Living Lakes Canada is receiving $1 million from the Healthy Watersheds Initiative

Participants put new water monitoring skills to use during a 2019 Living Lakes Canada-led training course in the East Kootenay region of the Canadian Columbia Basin. LLC Photo
Snow packs in the Kootenays remain close to normal.

Snow packs in the Kootenays remain close to normal.

West Kootenay at 110 per cent of normal, East at 106

Snow packs in the Kootenays remain close to normal.
The latest sales numbers for the Kootenay region. Kootenay Association of Realtors
The latest sales numbers for the Kootenay region. Kootenay Association of Realtors
The public transit buses in Cranbrook — and the East Kootenay region — will be operating under the auspices of Trail Transit, BC Transit announced this week. (Townsman file photo)

East Kootenay operating services contract awarded to Trail Transit

The public transit buses in Cranbrook — and the East Kootenay region…

The public transit buses in Cranbrook — and the East Kootenay region — will be operating under the auspices of Trail Transit, BC Transit announced this week. (Townsman file photo)
Leith Olafson being congratulated by Jerry Bancks. Photo submitted

Selkirk Sports School wraps up season

A very different year due to COVID-19

Leith Olafson being congratulated by Jerry Bancks. Photo submitted
Real estate has been moving very briskly in Kimberley since last summer. Bulletin file

Hot Kimberley real estate market leads to tightened inventory

Real estate sales in the entire Kootenay region have been brisk for…

Real estate has been moving very briskly in Kimberley since last summer. Bulletin file
Joe Nolan opens the 2021 Livestream at Studio 64 spring series with a solo concert from his home town of Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, March 13, at 7 p.m.
Joe Nolan opens the 2021 Livestream at Studio 64 spring series with a solo concert from his home town of Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, March 13, at 7 p.m.