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New data on elk to help species, numerous organizations

Wildlife groups in the Elk Valley hope that new data from a…

City looking to sell ‘retired’ fire engine

1995 Freightliner fire engine has reached its end of life, will be put up for sale

Cranbrook’s second quarter crime stats are in

S/Sgt. Barry Graham says the crime rate per 1,000 is lower than average across Southeast Distirct

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Climate change website launched by Selkirk College and Columbia Basin Trust

The site features climate information for communities in the Columbia Basin and boundary region

  • Sep 11, 2019

Federal funding comes in for Key City Theatre upgrade

Funding supplements contributions from Columbia Basin Trust, RDEK for more building upgrades

Burn rules loosen in Kootenays as weather eases fire concerns

Category 2 and 3 fires will be allowed in most areas — but know the regulations

City satisfied with bid process for Western Financial Place roof repair

Staff have received construction schedule, hope to clarify whether pool will open or remain closed

Trail man gets 7 years after victim beaten, kidnapped, and tasered

Trial by judge held in Rossland Provincial Court back in July

Double-killer’s ‘sexual sadism’ worried parole officials last year, documents reveal

Terrence Burlingham’s first of 12 escorted temporary absences in Abbotsford to occur this evening

$1.7M bid awarded for Western Financial Place roof construction

Work is currently underway on roofs covering the aquatic centre, lobby, changerooms and patio

Aquatic centre closed due to heavy rain, construction

The city has closed the acquatic centre until further notice due to…

RCMP arrest a woman after alleged knife fight Sunday afternoon

Police have arrested a woman on assault charges after investigating an alleged…

COTR appoints Robin Hicks as new Vice President

Hicks will oversee Academic and Applied research divisions

Liberals announce Kootenay-Columbia candidate for October election

Robin Goldsbury is running against six other candidates

  • Sep 8, 2019

Cranbrook RCMP report alleged child luring incident near Wardner

Cranbrook RCMP says it is investigating an alleged child-luring incident near Wardner.…

Awareness of danger raised following Highway 3 accident in Hosmer

Sparwood Mayor Wilks said an increase in visibility could have potentially prevented the accident

Families of double-killer’s victims warn Abbotsford of upcoming ‘supervised’ release

Burlingham killed 20-year-old Denean Worms and 16-year-old Brenda Hughes in 1984 near Cranbrook

Uncle of Terrence Burlingham victim warns of double-killer’s upcoming supervised release in Abbotsford

Burlingham killed 20-year-old Deana Worms and 16-year-old Brenda Hughes in 1984 near Cranbrook

UPDATE: Driver of motorhome remains in serious condition following collision in Hosmer

Transport truck rear-ended stopped motorhome, which collided with the stopped school bus ahead of it

Kimberley high school bans use of cell phones during class time

Students are expected to keep their cell phones in their lockers aside from breaks and lunch