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Pinned under car overnight

Jun 24, 2020 / 6:00 pm

A woman is safe after being pinned underneath her car overnight, all thanks to a resident who heard her cries for help on Monday morning. On June 22, at 8:45...

Police cruiser vandalized

Jun 17, 2020 / 4:50 pm

Police in Nakusp are looking to find a man who vandalized several vehicles last weekend, including a police car. In a press release, Nakusp RCMP said a man was...

Evacuation order for Salmo

Jun 1, 2020 / 9:05 am

More flooding woes, this time in the Central Kootenays. The Regional District of Central Kootenay has issued an evacuation order for the Salmo, Ymir area for...

New ski resort proposed

May 27, 2020 / 11:31 am

A New Denver developer’s plans to build a “world-class, all-season, backcountry-oriented mountain destination… complemented by a...

Teck told to stop watching

May 26, 2020 / 5:15 pm

B.C.’s Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has told Teck Coal to stop collecting certain employee information gathered from surveillance...

Arrest made in drug raid

May 23, 2020 / 11:30 am

A man was arrested in a Castlegar drug raid Friday, after police found what they believe to be fentanyl and cocaine/ As part of an investigation into drug...

Kittens abandoned at dump

May 22, 2020 / 11:28 am

A cat and her five kittens are recovering with a loving foster mum after a good Samaritan found them abandoned in a cardboard box at a dump near Cranbrook. The...

Trapped bear trashes car

May 20, 2020 / 4:14 pm

Trail RCMP got more than they bargained for when they responded to a call on Monday night. A black bear managed to get inside a vehicle after the owner decided...

Logging area vastly improves

May 5, 2020 / 9:00 pm

After discovering “some of the highest levels of non-compliance” ever encountered in B.C. at a logging area near Kaslo back in 2012, the forestry...

Hwy 3 grass fire doused

May 2, 2020 / 5:30 pm

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. A grass fire that temporarily stopped traffic on Highway east of Cranbrook has since been doused, and traffic is flowing smoothly once again. ...

Natural gas from wood waste

Apr 30, 2020 / 4:35 pm

A Kelowna-based company has signed an agreement with FortisBC to provide the utility with renewable natural gas gathered through the forest sector. The...

Service agencies adapt

Apr 23, 2020 / 10:41 am

How does a human-services agency care for people in a time of pandemic? Very carefully, says its executive director. “We’ve really had to adjust,...

First IH care home outbreak

Apr 16, 2020 / 4:37 pm

A staff member at a long-term care facility in Cranbrook has tested positive for COVID-19 — the first case of the virus at a care home outside the Lower...

Shambhala still on, for now

Apr 14, 2020 / 11:14 am

One of B.C.'s longest running music festivals isn't throwing in the towel just yet. Gatherings of more than 50 people are currently banned in the...

RCMP hunt armed thieves

Apr 9, 2020 / 1:33 pm

RCMP are on the lookout for three suspects involved in a violent home invasion and theft in Castlegar Wednesday morning. Officers are searching for a red 2014...

Another ski hill closes

Mar 16, 2020 / 10:02 am

Whitewater Ski Resort near Nelson, B.C. is ending its season early due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ski hill made the announcement Sunday. “Over the...

1 found dead in mobile fire

Mar 10, 2020 / 12:52 pm

RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating after a body was found at house fire in Nakusp. Police were called on Mar. 7 just after 9:30 p.m. for a...

Armed robbery at pharmacy

Mar 9, 2020 / 11:02 am

The RCMP is releasing surveillance images of an armed robbery of a pharmacy in Trail on Sunday. Police were called about the incident inside the Safeway at...

Probe into near-miss released

Mar 5, 2020 / 10:58 am

The Transportation Safety Board has released the results of an investigation into a 2018 near-miss at the Trail Airport. A Pacific Coastal Airlines Beechcraft...

Five homes raided by RCMP

Mar 4, 2020 / 8:30 pm

Police in the Kootenays simultaneously executed five search warrants Wednesday, arresting five men police believe are involved in a drug trafficking operation....

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