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Drive-in movie theatre screen blown down in Ootischenia

The old Sunset Drive-in screen blew down during a windstorm last Saturday

West Kootenay hot springs begin to open up with reduced capacity

At least two hot springs will be open by the end of June

SAR crews find woman’s body around Kaslo River

The woman was on a motorcycle when it plunged into the river on June 21

Woman missing after motorcycle accident near Kaslo

The incident occurred Sunday when motorcycle veered off road on and into Kaslo River

Woman presumed drowned in Kaslo River after motorcycle accident

The incident occurred along Highway 31A on June 21

Access road to Idaho Peak closed due to slide

Sandon resident said the road could be closed for up to two years

Hikers, cyclists asked to avoid section of Columbia and Western Trail after three bears spotted

The bears have been spotted multiple times near the Castlegar pumphouse gate

Nakusp RCMP seek suspect who damaged police vehicle

A RCMP vehicle was also damaged in the incident

Public consultation process set to close for proposed recreational area near New Denver

The area would consist of ski touring and mountain biking trails for users

Mercer Celgar to temporarily lay off majority of Castlegar mill workers in July

The company said it’s possible that the workers could be laid off for more than a month

First Energy Metals set to start gold exploration work in the West Kootenay

The work will be conducted at two of its sites near Nakusp and Nelson

Mercer Celgar announces 30 days of downtime at Castlegar mill in July

Sawlog stumpage charges on pulpwood and complex stumpage rules some reasons for downtime

No passenger flights at West Kootenay Regional Airport until at least September

This is the third time Air Canada has announced changes to flight operations out of the airport

Morning Start: 180 different bird species exist in Kootenay National Park

Here is your Kootenays’ morning start for Friday, May 29

Nakusp RCMP seize large quantity of drugs during seach warrant on May 27

The warrant was conducted in the 300th block of 8th Avenue NW

Possible Kermode Bear spotted near Castlegar

A local resident spotted the white-coloured bear while on an evening trail run on May 27

Spirit bear possibly spotted in West Kootenay

A local resident spotted the white-coloured bear while on an evening trail run near Castlegar on May 27

Morning start: Numerous shipwrecks can be found below Kootenay Lake

Here is your Kootenays’ morning start for Thursday, May 28

Morning start: A history of the Arrow Lakes

Here is your Kootenays’ morning start for Wednesday, May 27