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6.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes the Kootenays

An earthquake was reportedly felt just before 5 p.m. throughout parts of B.C. and Alberta

College of the Rockies distributes over 75,000 items of PPE to local healthcare workers

Cranbrook, Kimberley and Gold Creek campuses donated their supplies from health and first aid programs

Grand Forks distillery shifts to make sanitizer

How a Grand Forks distillery is stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic

More snow expected overnight Tuesday: Mainroad

Get ready for another blast of winter. Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting has…

Apartments evacuated during police stand-off

The incident occurred at Grand Forks apartment building on March 28

EKASS still providing help to those dealing with substance use amid COVID-19

With COVID-19 dominating headlines it can be easy to forget about other…

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Rotary Club launches grocery voucher program to support Salvation Army

The Cranbrook Rotary Club has launched a program to provide grocery vouchers…

Cranbrook RCMP seek public help locating stolen truck

Cranbrook police are investigating a report of a stolen truck from a…

Veterinary clinics considered essential services, continue to help animals

The B.C. government recently released an official list of businesses that are…

Kootenay Meadows Farm experiencing shortage of glass milk bottles

Some grocery stores have stopped accepting bottle returns amid COVID-19 concerns

Travelling couple in self-isolation in Cranbrook grateful for friends’ support

Bob and Wanda Diachuk got back from Mexico and are in quarantine in Mt. Baker RV park

West Kootenay couple escapes Spain – safe, sound, and in self-isolation

BC couple Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

Taking care of your mental health during COVID-19

Ways to cope with anxiety, stress and fear during these uncertain times.

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

MP Morrison touts non-partisan effort to provide relief amid COVID-19 pandemic

The federal government has announced a slew of economic initiatives for those impacted by the pandemic

Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns

Provincial Health Authority staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel

Veterinary clinics considered essential services, continue to help animals

The B.C. government recently released an official list of businesses that are…

Cranbrook RCMP seek public help to find wanted man

Cranbrook RCMP are asking for public help to find a local wanted…

Community organizations band together to help Cranbrook Food Bank

The Cranbrook Food Bank will be able to open on Monday, March 30 thanks to help from community.

Village of Canal Flats provides relief for residents, businesses affected by COVID-19

Property taxes will be deferred for two months, along with water and sewer fees.