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Testimony wraps up in Blackmore charter challenge

After evidence from RCMP officers, crown and defence lawyers move to closing arguments.

UPDATED: Winston Blackmore’s appeal of polygamy charge underway

B.C. religious leader argues persecution due to religous beliefs.

Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated in early 2018

News came in a Tweet from the U.S. Department of State

Historic art restored at St. Eugene Church

The rejuvenation of a building of great historic and artistic significance continues at Aq’am.

New organization takes on distracted driving

Still in their early stages, Society Against Distracted Driving seeks to raise awareness, education

  • Dec 8th, 2017
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          Blackmore set to launch charter challenge

          Bountiful polygamist leader back in Cranbrook Supreme Court next week.

          Local medical marijuana retailer says more details on government’s plan for pot are needed

          The sale of medical marijuana is not being addressed yet, says Tamara Duggan of Tamarack Dispensaries in Kimberley

          Reflecting on fall legislative session

          Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka talks about working in the official opposition

          Local medical marijuana retailer says more details on government’s plan for pot are needed

          The sale of medical marijuana is not being addressed yet, says Tamara Duggan of Tamarack Dispensaries in Kimberley

          Investigation ongoing at Fernie Memorial Arena

          The Free Press sat down with City of Fernie officials to discuss what they know as of this time.

          Kimberley Alpine Resort to open this weekend

          The ski hill will be open for the season as of Saturday, Dec. 9

          Cranbrook Legion Continues Tradition of Philanthropy

          Friday, November 24, was a busy afternoon at the Legion branch. Branch 24 and the Legion Ladies Auxiliary combined to donated $12,400 to a wide variety of local charities and organizations.

          • Dec 6th, 2017

          Audobon calling

          Birdwatchers coming together for 118th Christmas Bird Count in East Kootenay

          • Dec 4th, 2017