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Proposal for Kootenay-wide Inter-Community Business Licence approved at Council

The proposal would expand the existing ICBL with Kimberley to include communities around region

Judge admits contested documents into child bride trial

Crown prosecutors sought the admission of fundamentalist Mormon records into child removal case

MP Stetski sponsors petition to keep Air Canada Calgary Cranbrook route

In February of this year, Air Canada announced it would be discontinuing…

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Lawyers spar over evidence admissibility at child bride trial

A lawyer attacked the credibility of religious documents that prosecutors are hoping…

Council to reconsider Balment Park location for KEYSA sports facility

Mayor put forward motion to reconsider earlier vote, citing “new information” that’s come to light

Crown argues evidence admissibility in child bride case

Prosecutors seek to include marriage and priesthood records in Bountiful child removal trial

Cranbrook man arrested after serious assault in Kimberley

Kimberley RCMP are currently investigating an incident that took place Sunday afternoon,…

City of Cranbrook plans prescribed burn for this week

27 ha in Gold Creek will be burned to remove surface fuels as part of ecological restoration

Cranbrook city council byelection field set

Five candidates running for a vacant seat in city council chambers

Nelson city hall to help staff buy electric bikes

Purchase price will be repaid through payroll deductions

More witnesses testify in child removal case

Testimony continued in the trial of a man associated with the Mormon…

Wildlife Symposium: ‘We can bring those numbers back’

Kootenay Wildlife Symposium will address plunging ungulate populations

Wildlife trends, and what can be done

Big game management symposium features impressive line-up of speakers

Child bride trial continues with evidence from Mormon religious experts

Jim Oler is charged with removing a child from Canada to marry an American man in 2004

Local lawyer jumps into city council byelection

Ron Miles hopes to bring his past council experience and legal expertise to council chambers

One day, three fires in East Kootenay

Jaffrey, Fairmont, and Akisqnuk fires all in one day

  • Apr 3, 2019

Escaped grass fire in Jaffray prompts general fire safety reminder

A small escaped grass fire has prompted the Regional District of East…

New trial in B.C. child bride case underway

James Marion Oler back in court after crown lawyers successfully appealed earlier acquittal decision