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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...

Two teens confirmed dead

Mar 20, 2019 / 9:06 am

UPDATE 9:06 a.m. RCMP in British Columbia confirm two teenagers died when the car they were in slid off a road in southeastern B.C., and tumbled into a frigid...

Ammonia leak inside arena

Feb 27, 2019 / 12:00 pm

An arena in Cranbrook has been evacuated due to a reported ammonia leak. The City of Cranbrook says Western Financial Place was closed Wednesday morning after...

Acidic spill in River

Feb 27, 2019 / 11:01 am

The British Columbia Environment Ministry says an acidic solution spilled into the Columbia River from a fertilizer plant in southeastern B.C. but pH levels in...

400 vehicles written off

Feb 16, 2019 / 2:17 pm

British Columbia's public auto insurer says about 450 vehicles have been written off since sulphuric acid spilled along a busy commuter route near Trail,...

Snowfall warning for Hwy 3

Jan 9, 2019 / 6:13 am

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. As much as 25 cm of snow is expected to fall as a low-pressure...

TSB probes near-miss

Dec 24, 2018 / 11:20 am

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating a close call between a passenger plane and a vehicle at the Trail airport in Southeastern B.C. The board says...

Highway 3 crash cleared

Dec 21, 2018 / 7:12 pm

UPDATE: 7:10 p.m. Drive BC reports that Highway 3 between Stropky Road and Silver Spring Drive is now open and the crash has been cleared. UPDATE: 5:45 p.m....

Denim vs the Grinch

Dec 19, 2018 / 4:38 pm

Police dog Denim is the star of a poetic press release from Const. Kathy Forgeron of the Cranbrook RCMP. Denim thwarted a Grinch intent on stealing Christmas...

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...

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