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Regional news recap

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie and Kimberley.

New recycling program to be piloted at Kimberley Transfer Station

Currently, there is only one Recycle BC Depot serving the entire East Kootenay.

MP Stetski elected chair of NDP’s B.C. caucus

Caucus meets weekly to discuss federal issues relevant to the province

Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary

Air Canada will be discontinuing regional flights between Cranbrook and Calgary effective April 29.

Kootenay East MLA says throne speech ‘an opportunity missed’

Speech doesn’t have much detail on growing the provincial economy, says Tom Shypitka

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Lots to take in at winter Blitzville festival

New Cranbrook winter festival to feature action sports, fireworks, downtown DJ and more

Avalanche danger rating rises in East Kootenay

Forecasters warn backountry users to be cautious after winter storm adds fresh snow

Man seriously hurt after police shooting near Nelson

Incident has been reported to provincial police watchdog

  • Feb 13, 2019

Hospital pharmacy to undergo renovations

More regional capital projects approved in Kootenay East Hospital District Board budget

Snow storm hits East Kootenay

Fernie expected to get the most accumulation at roughly 20-25 centimetres by the end of the day

Cranbrook man arrested for aggravated assault

RCMP investigates after woman was treated for ‘severe’ cut on her face over the weekend

East Kootenay snow pack drops slightly to 83 per cent of normal

Anything from 80 to 110 per cent is considered near normal

Cranbrook adopts five-year financial plan

Municipal property tax rate to increase 3.97 per cent.