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Local mayors, RDEK area directors meet with Morrison

Kootenay-Columbia MP drops in on regional district meeting for post-election introduction

Odorous gases venting at Skookumchuck mill after mechanical failure

Air quality is being monitored as repairs are expected to wrap up by Monday, according to statement

Snowfall warning issued for Highway 3

Environment Canada says Paulson Summit to the Kootenay Pass could receive 25 centimetres

Blair says RCMP have met Wet'suwet'en conditions, barricades should come down
Knife-wielding man arrested after barricading himself in Richmond Walmart
Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests
Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade

RDEK rescinds support for proposed Cranbrook boundary extension

The Regional District of East Kootenay has rescinded support for a proposed…

Mainroad issues weather advisory

Snow expected to continue through weekend

MP Morrison reacts to Iran plane crash

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison says the Canadian government is talking with Iranian…

Facing the stigma and finding support

Cranbrook residents living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign

  • Jan 10, 2020

Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies Invites Grant Applications

Pictured above: The Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies (CFKR) AGM and…

Accident knocks out power to 2,700 customers Thursday night

2,700 BC Hydro customers were without power for several hours following an…

Rick Jensen retires as Chair of Columbia Basin Trust

Jensen spent seven years on the board, four as chair

CHCA Thrift store hit with backalley theft, vandalism

CHCA asking public to drop off donations during store hours instead of after-hours bin

Invermere man soars with help from Angel Flight East Kootenay

Volunteer flights take regional patients to Kelowna for medical appointments

Nakusp hospital staff praised for response during emergency

Power generator failed on New Year’s, but human spirit didn’t

City’s financial plan moves closer to adoption

Cranbrook’s five-year financial plan moved closer to adoption following three readings by…

Rick Jensen retires as Chair of Columbia Basin Trust

Jensen spent seven years on the board, four as chair

Calendar Club of Canada donates teddy bears to Victim Services

Submitted The local Calendar Club has donated a large quantity of Teddy…

handyDART transit services expanded in Cranbrook

BC Transit and the City of Cranbrook have announced an expansion of…

Cranbrook RCMP seeking information after early morning altercation

Cranbrook RCMP are asking for assistance after a person was injured and…

Cranbrook construction values continue to rise

Construction values topped $46.7 million in 2019, an increase of $3 million…

UPDATE: Highway 3, Kootenay Pass remains closed due to avalanche hazard

The road is expected to re-open at 6p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.