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Most of the new jobs that attributed to overall 2017 employment growth in the Kootenays, were in the service industry. (Photo by Matt Hoffman on Unsplash)

Kootenays outperform B.C. regions in job growth

Retail and hospitality jobs boosted 2017 Kootenay employment numbers ahead of other B.C. regions

Most of the new jobs that attributed to overall 2017 employment growth in the Kootenays, were in the service industry. (Photo by Matt Hoffman on Unsplash)
On April 10 downtown Trailclean-up was underway following a “release” of sulphuric acid. (Guy Bertrand photo)

Second commercial acid spill in Kootenay city

Station 374 Trail was called to a Hazmat scene Wednesday night on Highway 3B

On April 10 downtown Trailclean-up was underway following a “release” of sulphuric acid. (Guy Bertrand photo)
Warfield’s cannabis survey drew in 260 participants. The majority supported pot legalization and sales in the village, however residents also replied that they want to see certain dispensary restrictions. (Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash)

Kootenay village pot survey reveals a mixed bag

The majority of Warfield respondents were for cannabis sales, but with dispensary restrictions

Warfield’s cannabis survey drew in 260 participants. The majority supported pot legalization and sales in the village, however residents also replied that they want to see certain dispensary restrictions. (Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash)
Kootenay Pass avalanche on Sunday afternoon. To the left of the photo are tracks from the Zanussi’s truck. (Brian Zanussi photo)

B.C. couple caught in Kootenay Pass avalanche

Just after the ministry carried out avalanche control and opened the highway a Rossland couple was almost swept away by snow

Kootenay Pass avalanche on Sunday afternoon. To the left of the photo are tracks from the Zanussi’s truck. (Brian Zanussi photo)
Greater Trail RCMP confirm a report about an assault on a minor hockey referee in the Rossland arena was filed Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Matthew Fournier on Unsplash)

Altercation with referee, 15, causes concern for bullying in B.C. minor hockey

Greater Trail Minor hockey referee denounces post-game confrontation with parent

Greater Trail RCMP confirm a report about an assault on a minor hockey referee in the Rossland arena was filed Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Matthew Fournier on Unsplash)
The Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the Trail RCMP detachment are continuing investigation into the suspicious death.

Body discovered in burnt out car near Trail

Police report a body was found in the burnt out trunk of a 1999 Honda Civic

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the Trail RCMP detachment are continuing investigation into the suspicious death.
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Kootenay kidney patient awaiting Air Canada refund

Dan Ervin has waited for an Air Canada refund since his kidney transplant was cancelled in August

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First responders transported four U.S. skiers to the regional hospital Thursday afternoon after the group was caught in an avalanche on Mt. Mackie.

UPDATED: Four American skiers injured in avalanche near Rossland

Four U.S. skiers were airlifted back to Spokane with broken bones following an avalanche near Rossland on Thursday.

First responders transported four U.S. skiers to the regional hospital Thursday afternoon after the group was caught in an avalanche on Mt. Mackie.
Members of the Upper Columbia United Tribes began canoeing down the Columbia River from Arrow Lakes earlier this week. After camping in Trail

Columbia River: Prayers to bring back salmon

Members from the Upper Columbia United Tribes journeyed south from the Arrow Lakes to Kettle Falls, USA, this week.

Members of the Upper Columbia United Tribes began canoeing down the Columbia River from Arrow Lakes earlier this week. After camping in Trail