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Victim bound, sex assaulted

Dec 12, 2018 / 8:21 pm

Police in the Kootenays are investigating a horrifying and possibly random sexual assault and forcible confinement. Creston RCMP were contacted at about 11 p.m....

Retirement came early

Dec 10, 2018 / 10:49 am

Retirement came quicker than anticipated for a Kimberley man. Ronald Rossi says he had a sleepless couple of nights since finding out he won $1 M after matching...

Grandpa kicks butt

Dec 1, 2018 / 5:00 am

Trail's John Carter, 91, is proving you're never too old to be a YouTube sensation or a fitness fanatic. A video titled World’s Most Extreme...

Christmas x $1 million

Nov 29, 2018 / 5:10 pm

The winner of the $1-million guaranteed prize in the Nov. 24 Lotto 649 draw has come forward. Mark Laforest of Cranbrook says it’s going to be an extra...

Killed helping out in crash

Nov 22, 2018 / 5:15 pm

A tow truck procession will commemorate the life of Wayne Kernachan on Saturday. Last weekend, Kernachan, owner of Keegz Country Towing in Castlegar, was on his...

Protecting the Darkwoods

Nov 14, 2018 / 1:22 pm

A conservation area in British Columbia's southeast mountains is being expanded by almost 8,000 hectares with the help of federal and provincial government...

Getting licky with it

Nov 11, 2018 / 11:39 am

B.C.'s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has come up with a unique way to get wildlife off of B.C. roadways and back where they belong. A herd...

Grizzly attacks man, officer

Nov 1, 2018 / 1:41 pm

A Grizzly bear near Cranbrook is dead after attacking a dog walker and responding conservation officer. Nicole Caithness with the BC Conservation Officer...

Pot retailers approved

Oct 31, 2018 / 4:47 pm

The provincial government announced Wednesday its first private, non-medical cannabis licence has been issued. The licence was issued to Tamarack Cannabis...

Cocaine, cash seized

Oct 26, 2018 / 3:20 pm

Three people were arrested after Castlegar RCMP executed two search warrants, discovering a substantial amount of cash, firearms and illicit drugs. On Thursday...

Trudeau grilled on acid spill

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:32 pm

South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings questioned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday about the Transport Canada investigation into a pair of...

Widow's stolen boat found

Oct 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

A widow’s stolen boat has been found by a man and his son near the Needles Ferry. It has been over three months since Brenda Bugera’s deceased...

Leaks halt acid shipments

Sep 26, 2018 / 10:54 am

Municipal officials in Trail say they've been assured a company that moves sulphuric acid won't resume shipping until a thorough engineering...

Third acid spill on highway

Sep 24, 2018 / 10:33 am

The movement of sulphuric acid by truck through a southeastern British Columbia city has been halted while officials try to determine why there has been a third...

Teck loses US pollution case

Sep 20, 2018 / 11:58 am

The United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a $8.25M court ruling against Teck Metals, ordering the company to pay the Confederated Tribes of...

Good progress on Trail fire

Sep 12, 2018 / 6:21 am

Wildfire crews in southeastern British Columbia hope to make short work of a blaze that broke out late Tuesday and burned within a few hundred metres of the...

Monitoring fire overnight

Sep 11, 2018 / 9:25 pm

UPDATE: 9:25 p.m. The fire burning near Trail Tuesday grew to two hectares in size and came within several hundred metres of the Kootenay Boundary Regional...

Acid spills up ICBC claims

Sep 7, 2018 / 9:46 am

A major mining company has apologized after two acid spills earlier this year damaged a large number of vehicles in southeastern British Columbia. Teck...

Crews asking for space

Aug 31, 2018 / 6:05 pm

The BC Wildfire Service wants to remind the public to stay clear of firefighting aircraft collecting water from Lower Arrow Lake and Upper Arrow Lake, in...

Fallout from deadly leak

Aug 29, 2018 / 7:04 pm

A refrigeration company and a municipality have been cited by WorkSafeBC under health and safety regulations after three workers died last year when they were...

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