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2 yrs sought for polygamist

Jul 16, 2019 / 6:05 am

A special prosecutor is recommending up to two years in prison for a former polygamous leader in Bountiful, B.C., convicted of removing a child from Canada to...

Graphic sex ed mistake

Jun 27, 2019 / 6:05 pm

The manager of a public health nurse says she is sorry for mistakenly giving a class of Creston students a sex-education guide that contained graphic images,...

Inland rainforest saved

Jun 21, 2019 / 9:30 am

A southeastern British Columbia watershed including a rare inland temperate rainforest has been purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada, protecting it...

Angel Flight hopes to soar

Jun 6, 2019 / 7:00 pm

A pair of Kootenay pilots are launching a non-profit flight service for medical patients. Brent Bidston and Todd Weselake are fundraising to launch Angel Flight...

Rider crushed by dumptruck

Jun 5, 2019 / 12:10 pm

A B.C. man was killed Tuesday when his motorcycle was struck by a dumptruck near Kettle Falls, Wash. Motorcyclist David P. Gildbride, 69, of New Westminster,...

Cranbrook to host BC

May 22, 2019 / 8:50 pm

The City of Cranbrook has been named the host community for both the 2020 BC Men’s and BC Women’s curling championships. The two events will be held...

Cancer-causer in cocaine

May 16, 2019 / 10:30 am

Police in Nelson have issued a public safety warning after learning suspected cocaine had been cut with a potentially cancer-causing substance. Officers in the...

Can hunt across border

May 2, 2019 / 11:12 am

The B.C. Court of Appeal has upheld an American Indigenous man's rights to hunt in Canada because his ancestors traditionally did so. Richard Desautel was...

Search resumes for plane

May 1, 2019 / 8:33 am

Family members of a young couple missing in southeastern British Columbia for nearly two years hope a renewed search will bring some closure. Kamloops pilot...

Freeland visits Castlegar

Apr 25, 2019 / 4:43 pm

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs was in Castlegar Wednesday with South Okanagan-West Kootenay Liberal candidate Connie Denesiuk to meet with party...

Young man drowns in lake

Apr 24, 2019 / 9:02 pm

Members of the University of Calgary men's basketball team are mourning the loss of teammate Andrew Milner after his body was found in Moyie Lake in...

Child bride judgement held

Apr 16, 2019 / 4:17 pm

A four-day gap in the whereabouts of a 15-year-old girl is enough to dispute whether she was removed from Canada in 2004 to marry a member of a fundamentalist...

Child bride case wraps

Apr 16, 2019 / 5:23 am

The Crown wrapped up its case Monday against a former member of a fundamentalist sect who is charged with the alleged removal of a girl from Canada in 2004 to...

Hockey, friendship rule

Apr 15, 2019 / 8:00 pm

In a span of 12 short hours, a pee wee hockey team in Cranbrook went from the lowest of lows, to the highest of highs. The Cranbrook Friendship Hockey team had...

Testifying on life at Bountiful

Apr 13, 2019 / 6:25 pm

A former member of a fundamentalist sect testified Friday about growing up in a British Columbia community that practises polygamy at the trial of man charged...

Child bride records admitted

Apr 10, 2019 / 6:33 pm

A judge has admitted into evidence records that were seized at a religious compound in the trial of a man connected with a British Columbia polygamist community...

50k-litre fuel spill in river

Mar 29, 2019 / 8:05 pm

UPDATE 8:05 p.m. B.C.’s Ministry of Environment estimates 50,000 litres of gasoline and diesel spilled into the Salmo River where a twin tank crashed off...

Hwy 3 reopened, for now

Mar 28, 2019 / 10:55 pm

UPDATE: 10:55 p.m. Despite earlier reports that Kootenay Pass would remain closed through the night, it has been reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic...

Super sniffer on the job

Mar 24, 2019 / 6:44 am

There has been a "Major" addition to the B.C. Conservation Officer Service, and Sgt. Cynthia Mann can't stop gushing about her new partner. He has...

Cheetahs will not prosper

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:47 pm

The owners of two cheetahs will not be allowed to return the large, African cats to Southeastern B.C. to use them as ambassador animals promoting conservation...

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