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Nasty surprise found in Pepsi

Oct 6, 2019 / 5:00 am

A Castlegar senior says she became ill and couldn't leave her home for a week last spring, after drinking a bottle of Diet Pepsi that had a nasty surprise...

Overnight ER closure

Sep 25, 2019 / 6:42 pm

A staffing shortage at the Arrow Lakes Hospital in Nakusp had led to the closure of the emergency department overnight. Interior Health says the ER will be...

Jail in child bride case

Aug 29, 2019 / 2:35 pm

A former leader of a polygamous sect in British Columbia has been sentenced to 12 months in jail for taking a 15-year-old girl into the United States to be...

Homicide investigation open

Aug 28, 2019 / 7:16 pm

RCMP in the East Kootenays are investigating a homicide. The Kimberley RCMP was called late Sunday to a location on Highway 95A, just east of the community....

Fatal fall from mountaintop

Aug 28, 2019 / 6:43 pm

A former Amazing Race Canada contestant has died after falling from a B.C. mountain peak. CTV News reports search and rescue teams were called after Kenneth...

Fire risk moves festival dates

Aug 27, 2019 / 7:00 pm

For its 23rd year, one of the Kootenays most iconic music festivals is moving to July, due to the increased risk of wildfires later into the summer. Shambhala...

Child killed in fiery crash

Aug 13, 2019 / 10:11 am

Two people, including a four-year-old girl, were killed in a crash in the Kootenays Monday night. Police believe a 26-year-old man who had recently left the...

Missing on way to Kelowna

Aug 8, 2019 / 3:06 pm

A missing Nakusp man was on his way to Kelowna when he disappeared. RCMP are seeking the public's help to locate Christopher Sanford, who was reported...

28 years of Kaslo Jazz Fest

Aug 7, 2019 / 5:00 am

Less than 1,000 people call Kaslo home, but for one weekend every year since 1992, the population of the small Kootenay town balloons. This past weekend,...

Wildfire visible from town

Jul 31, 2019 / 8:37 pm

The B.C. Wildfire Service is responding to a wildfire southeast of Cranbrook that may be visible to surrounding communities. Firefighters are on site at the...

Restoring Interior BC salmon

Jul 30, 2019 / 3:01 pm

The federal and provincial governments have signed an agreement with the Syilx Okanagan, Ktunaxa and Secwepemc First Nations to commit to work on bringing...

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...

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