Lorene Keitch

Mainroad East Kootenay worked to clear the highway of debris on Thursday, December 5th. Ministry of Transportation photo.

UPDATED: Hwy 93 reopens after rockslide blocks traffic in Fairmont Hot Springs

Highway at Fairmont between Dutch Creek and Westside Road blocked until geotechnical team can assess

Mainroad East Kootenay worked to clear the highway of debris on Thursday, December 5th. Ministry of Transportation photo.
Outgoing MP reflects on term in office

Outgoing MP reflects on term in office

Wayne Stetski was MP for Kootenay-Columbia for last four years

Outgoing MP reflects on term in office
Rob Morrison speaks to supporters on election night at the Fire Hall Kitchen & Tap in Cranbrook Monday, October 21st. Photo by Trevor Crawley

Rob Morrison ready to get to work

Kootenay Columbia’s new MP reflects on the campaign, and looks ahead

Rob Morrison speaks to supporters on election night at the Fire Hall Kitchen & Tap in Cranbrook Monday, October 21st. Photo by Trevor Crawley
Abra Brynne and Robin Goldsbury listen as Wayne Stetski answers a question during the candidate meet and greet on Friday, Sept 20th. Photo by Lorene Keitch

Partial-candidate meeting sees poor public participation

Short-notice event brings four election candidates to Invermere Friday night

Abra Brynne and Robin Goldsbury listen as Wayne Stetski answers a question during the candidate meet and greet on Friday, Sept 20th. Photo by Lorene Keitch
Calgary man dies saving girl, 10, at B.C. lake

Calgary man dies saving girl, 10, at B.C. lake

Jon Palmiere lost his life rescuing a 10-year-old girl

Calgary man dies saving girl, 10, at B.C. lake
Michael Meinig plans to climb the elevation of Mt Everest in one day to raise funds for school meal programs in School Districts 5 and 6. Photo submitted

An Everest fundraiser

Man set to climb elevation of Mt. Everest in one day to raise school lunch funds

Michael Meinig plans to climb the elevation of Mt Everest in one day to raise funds for school meal programs in School Districts 5 and 6. Photo submitted
Trauma and recovery cracked ‘Wide Open’ in new memoir by B.C. author

Trauma and recovery cracked ‘Wide Open’ in new memoir by B.C. author

B.C. author D.M. Ditson writes about assault and the journey to recovery

Trauma and recovery cracked ‘Wide Open’ in new memoir by B.C. author
File photo

Man airlifted to hospital after apparent hunting incident in East Kootenay

The man was in stable condition when he was flown out of Fairmont Hot Springs to a Calgary hospital

File photo

Conservation area renamed a Ktunaxa Cultural Landscape

Land stays as Crown land, but renamed to reflect cultural lens of local First Nations band

Fire at Columbia Lake Technology Centre site

Fire at Columbia Lake Technology Centre site

BID Group project reportedly goes up in blaze

Fire at Columbia Lake Technology Centre site
What to do(e) with deer urbanites

What to do(e) with deer urbanites

Tackling the translocation trial

What to do(e) with deer urbanites
Wendy Booth / Dale Shudra. File photos

Conservatiave nomination won by four votes

Columbia Valley’s Wendy Booth loses to Morrison for Conservative nomination by four votes

Wendy Booth / Dale Shudra. File photos
Pioneer file photo

Fatality on Hwy 93/95 near Radium

Accident by Juniper Heights shuts down highway

Pioneer file photo
Treasured memento survives wildfires

Treasured memento survives wildfires

Memorial plaque found by fishermen in East Kootenay backcountry

Treasured memento survives wildfires
The lightning-ignited Wardle wildfire in Kootenay National Park near Highway 93S, looking south in the Vermilion valley. Taken August 1 2018. Parks Canada photo.

Wildfire in national park jumps B.C. highway, continues to grow

Kootenay National Park’s Wardle wildfire up to 1,200 hectares and growing

The lightning-ignited Wardle wildfire in Kootenay National Park near Highway 93S, looking south in the Vermilion valley. Taken August 1 2018. Parks Canada photo.
Two wildfires converge; creates 1,000 hectare wildfire in national park

Two wildfires converge; creates 1,000 hectare wildfire in national park

Vermillion Valley lightning-strike wildfires merge; road closures in effect

Two wildfires converge; creates 1,000 hectare wildfire in national park
Wildfires in East Kootenay cause highway closure

Wildfires in East Kootenay cause highway closure

Hwy 93 through Kootenay National Park closed Wednesday due to visibility

Wildfires in East Kootenay cause highway closure
Lisa Beare, B.C.’s minister of tourism, arts, and culture, with Steve Paccagnan, president and CEO of Panorama Mountain Resort in Invermere Wednesday, July 25th.

B.C. Minister of tourism visits East Kootenay

Stops in Fernie, Invermere, Cranbrook, Kimberley to see tourism ventures

Lisa Beare, B.C.’s minister of tourism, arts, and culture, with Steve Paccagnan, president and CEO of Panorama Mountain Resort in Invermere Wednesday, July 25th.
Car show runs ahead this September

Car show runs ahead this September

Radium Show & Shine gears up for annual event September 14-15

Car show runs ahead this September
Wildfire burning east of Fairmont Hot Springs

Wildfire burning east of Fairmont Hot Springs

54 hectare blaze discovered Sunday. Currently burning out of control

Wildfire burning east of Fairmont Hot Springs