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Coldest Night of the Year takes place Saturday

Fundraising walk draws support and awareness for the homless, hungry and hurting

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

Fun stunt highlights serious concern for rural B.C. towns

Shypitka reacts to BC budget

Kootenay East MLA laments increased taxation, spending

CP Rail train derailed near Field, B.C.

There was no threat to public safety and no injuries: CP Rail

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Bethany the three-legged cat needs a new home

UPDATED: City postponing water system component work

City says staff occupied with a number of large water main breaks in the last 24 hours.

Radium man running for Tory nomination

Dale Shudra looking to represent federal Conservatives in 2019 election

Honouring Clayton Murrell and Joan MacKinnon

Family and friends pay tribute to prominent couple in joint celebration of life.

  • Feb 17th, 2018

Construction begins at Dycar medical cannabis production facility

Facility will create around 200 full-time jobs once up and running

  • Feb 16th, 2018

Lab results show foreign toxic substance in dog deaths

Steeples Veterinary Clinic warning dog owners to be careful in the Community Forest

La Nina keeps on keeping on

Cold, snowy weather forecasted for the weekend

  • Feb 15th, 2018

Stetski holds town hall on pension reform

Conversation that includes NDP Pensions Critic reaches 4,675 households in Kootenay-Columbia.

Kootenay East MLA reacts to Throne Speech

Tom Shypitka says speech falls short of intended mark.

Destination BC’s Highway 3 destination development strategy set to debut

The final draft of a destination development strategy for the Highway 3 corridor is ready.

Specialist shortage affecting elective surgeries

East Kootenay Regional Hospital recruiting additional anesthetists

Public memorial to be held for couple killed in Highway 3 accident

A joint celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, at Western Financial Place

RDEK asks for review of highway maintenance

Area B director Stan Doehle wants to explore option of government taking over responsibility.