John Boivin

Castlegar police seek missing indigenous woman

Castlegar police seek missing indigenous woman

Darilee Nolie was last seen earlier this week.

Castlegar police seek missing indigenous woman
A security guard at the event speaks to one of the protesters at the Mighty Men’s Conference in Castlegar on Sunday, June 30, 2019. (John Boivin/Castlegar News).

Protesters crash controversial pastor’s sermon in Castlegar

First ‘Mighty Men’s Conference’ in Canada doesn’t go unchallenged

A security guard at the event speaks to one of the protesters at the Mighty Men’s Conference in Castlegar on Sunday, June 30, 2019. (John Boivin/Castlegar News).
‘Chicken TV’ in action.                                (Submitted photo)

At Kootenay senior’s centre, ‘Chicken TV’ enriches lives

Trio of chickens bringing unexpected joy to seniors at Castlegar residence

‘Chicken TV’ in action.                                (Submitted photo)
Jeff Weaver says Jimmy’s Cannabis won’t open their Rossland store until later this summer, if all the provincial approvals come through.                                 Photo: John Boivin

Rossland’s pot shop still a few months away from opening

Jeff Weaver says he’s confident his chain is being prudent with its plans

Jeff Weaver says Jimmy’s Cannabis won’t open their Rossland store until later this summer, if all the provincial approvals come through.                                 Photo: John Boivin
Jack Gray has received an outpouring of support after someone vandalized and poisoned his beehive. Photo courtesy Graham family

Rossland boy finds human kindness sweet as honey after beehive destroyed

Family overwhelmed by kind offerings of strangers all across B.C.

Jack Gray has received an outpouring of support after someone vandalized and poisoned his beehive. Photo courtesy Graham family
Jack Gray, 13, (in protective clothing) and his 99-year-old great-grandfather Alan Graham install a bee hive in the boy’s Rossland backyard two weeks ago. Photo courtesy Graham family

B.C. teen heartbroken after thieves poison his beehive

Mom says she can’t understand why someone would kill bees for no apparent reason

Jack Gray, 13, (in protective clothing) and his 99-year-old great-grandfather Alan Graham install a bee hive in the boy’s Rossland backyard two weeks ago. Photo courtesy Graham family
Health Canada’s new policies for cannabis licences is being criticized by small growers. File photo

Kootenay cannabis growers join chorus of critics against Health Canada’s licensing process

New requirement to build facility before licence approval will discourage growers from going legit

Health Canada’s new policies for cannabis licences is being criticized by small growers. File photo
Dog-stealing women likely an urban myth, say Castlegar police

Dog-stealing women likely an urban myth, say Castlegar police

Kootenay social media frenzy has no local basis in reality

Dog-stealing women likely an urban myth, say Castlegar police
Premier John Horgan addresses Steelworkers at the Interfor plant in Castlegar on Wednesday. (Photo by: John Boivin)

Premier Horgan talks jobs and opportunity at Castlegar mill

Upbeat visit brings message of hope and co-operation among Kootenay forestry players

Premier John Horgan addresses Steelworkers at the Interfor plant in Castlegar on Wednesday. (Photo by: John Boivin)
A deactivated ordinance was found in Krestova. (Facebook photo)                                A deactivated ordinance was found in Krestova. (Facebook photo)

Kootenay couple calls cops when spring cleanup unearths bomb

Luckily, no danger from the rusty ordinance

A deactivated ordinance was found in Krestova. (Facebook photo)                                A deactivated ordinance was found in Krestova. (Facebook photo)
Investigation, cleanup continues after fuel tanker crash

Investigation, cleanup continues after fuel tanker crash

50,000 litres of fuel spilled into Salmo River

Investigation, cleanup continues after fuel tanker crash
UPDATE: Officials say Highway 3 to be closed until 4 p.m. to recover fuel truck

UPDATE: Officials say Highway 3 to be closed until 4 p.m. to recover fuel truck

Highway shut down again to allow removal of fuel truck

UPDATE: Officials say Highway 3 to be closed until 4 p.m. to recover fuel truck
Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Const. Jason Tait faces charges in the 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey in Castlegar

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death
A member of the Red Mountain ski patrol during a training session last year. (File photo)

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

A member of the Red Mountain ski patrol during a training session last year. (File photo)
B.C. couple fakes sex to steal laundry room coins

B.C. couple fakes sex to steal laundry room coins

Rossland couple fakes the dirty to clean out the washers and dryers

B.C. couple fakes sex to steal laundry room coins
Grizzly bears, like the one shown in this file photo, are causing problems for local farmers. But conservation officers say local farmers have to do more to prevent harmful interactions.                                (File photo)

B.C. conservation officer says farmers not doing enough after 3 grizzlies killed

Little uptake on incentive programs for fencing frustrates local conservation officer

Grizzly bears, like the one shown in this file photo, are causing problems for local farmers. But conservation officers say local farmers have to do more to prevent harmful interactions.                                (File photo)
B.C. woman launches campaign for trick-or-treaters who can’t eat candy

B.C. woman launches campaign for trick-or-treaters who can’t eat candy

The teal pumpkin is a welcome sign for families whose kids can’t have candy

B.C. woman launches campaign for trick-or-treaters who can’t eat candy
Evacuation alert issued for Edgewood

Evacuation alert issued for Edgewood

Mt. O’Leary fire burning 9 km from the community

Evacuation alert issued for Edgewood
UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass
Sunday update: dozens of new fires discovered yesterday in West, East Kootenay

Sunday update: dozens of new fires discovered yesterday in West, East Kootenay

Weather front moving through area sparks fires including in Syringa Provincial Park and Valhalla.

Sunday update: dozens of new fires discovered yesterday in West, East Kootenay