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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...

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...