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Paramedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays

Auditor’s report points to gaps in ambulance service for rural B.C.

“This increases the risk that some patients do not receive the care they need, when they need it.”

B.C.’s rural, remote regions bear lion’s share of gaps in ambulance services: report

The report recommends that BCEHS evaluate its advanced care coverage across the province

UPDATE: Two-car accident closes Highway 3A at Thrums

Road expected to open for single-lane alternating traffic at 2 p.m.

Reliability rates rise at the West Kootenay Regional Airport

This winter sees more takeoffs and landings at Castlegar’s airport than last year

Castlegar woman recognized by Squash BC with Emerging Female award

Rebecca Vassilakakis is a board member at the Nelson Squash Club.

Born 1 pound, 11 ounces, Winlaw premature baby comes home

Indra Greaves was born at the Nelson hospital after just 24 weeks of gestation

Scammers using Castlegar home for rental fraud

Local realtors say the problem is happening more frequently with their properties

Two people face charges in Trail drug bust

Police seized 44 grams of fentanyl and 16 grams of methamphetamine

Castlegar man charged with impaired driving after Columbia Ave. collision

SUV made a left turn in front of an oncoming vehicle, striking it head on

Snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay

Snowfall amounts up to 40 centimetres starting later this evening

Snowfall warning issued for Kootenay passes

Up to 35 cm of snow expected Monday night and Tuesday.

Study confirms lack of childcare spaces in Castlegar-to-Nelson corridor

Regional district study proposes using community halls as daycare centres

Forestry workers set to begin job action in Kootenays

Operations in Castlegar, Cranbrook, Galloway, Elko, Radium, Golden may see job action this week.

Kootenay region posts 10-per-cent return rate on electoral reform ballots

As of Nov. 13, only 5.3 per cent of ballots had been returned province-wide

RDCK removes conditions from Kalesnikoff office project

Kalesnikoff says it is still planning to move ahead with new office building project

UPDATE: Police seek witnesses in Castlegar road rampage

Lake Country man faces 13 charges, including robbery, dangerous driving, flight from police, assault with a weapon, theft, and drug charges.

Castlegar RCMP break up drug trafficking ring

Weapons and a substantial amount of drugs, including suspected fentanyl, were seized

Castlegar population projections highest in Kootenays

Castlegar area population expected to increase by 18.6 per cent

Playmor Junction daycare expansion faces opposition

Neighbours upset with rezoning application, citing traffic, noise and concerns about future uses