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Search crews found the body of a woman around the Kaslo River last week. Photo submitted

SAR crews find woman’s body around Kaslo River

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

Search crews found the body of a woman around the Kaslo River last week. Photo submitted
(File photo)

Woman missing after motorcycle accident near Kaslo

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

(File photo)
(File photo)

Woman presumed drowned in Kaslo River after motorcycle accident

The incident occurred along Highway 31A on June 21

(File photo)
The road could be closed for up to two years. (John Matthews photo)

Access road to Idaho Peak closed due to slide

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

The road could be closed for up to two years. (John Matthews photo)
The bears have been spotted multiple times along the trail. (Columbia and Western Facebook photo)

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

The bears have been spotted multiple times along the trail. (Columbia and Western Facebook photo)
Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)

Nakusp RCMP seek suspect who damaged police vehicle

A RCMP vehicle was also damaged in the incident

Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)
A proposed recreational area would be located around the Kaslo River and Lyle Creek area. Image: Government of BC

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

A proposed recreational area would be located around the Kaslo River and Lyle Creek area. Image: Government of BC
Mercer Celgar says it will be be laying off the majority of its staff for the month of July. Photo by John Boivin

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

Mercer Celgar says it will be be laying off the majority of its staff for the month of July. Photo by John Boivin
A view of the Kokanee Creek gold property site, due for exploration this year. Photo courtesy of First Energy Metals

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

A view of the Kokanee Creek gold property site, due for exploration this year. Photo courtesy of First Energy Metals
Merer Celgar has announced 30 days of downtime at its Castlegar mill in July. Photo: John Boivin

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

Merer Celgar has announced 30 days of downtime at its Castlegar mill in July. Photo: John Boivin
Air Canada has extended the suspension of flights in and out of the regional airport until at least September 8. File photo

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

Air Canada has extended the suspension of flights in and out of the regional airport until at least September 8. File photo
The Common Nighthawk. Photo: Gary Davidson

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

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

The Common Nighthawk. Photo: Gary Davidson
Nakusp RCMP conducted the search warrant on May 27. File photo

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

Nakusp RCMP conducted the search warrant on May 27. File photo
The cream-coloured bear can be seen running off into the forest in the left portion of the photo. (Alexandra Buhr photo)

Possible Kermode Bear spotted near Castlegar

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

The cream-coloured bear can be seen running off into the forest in the left portion of the photo. (Alexandra Buhr photo)
The cream-coloured bear can be seen running off into the forest in the left portion of the photo. (Alexandra Buhr photo)

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

The cream-coloured bear can be seen running off into the forest in the left portion of the photo. (Alexandra Buhr photo)
Morning start: Numerous shipwrecks can be found below Kootenay Lake

Morning start: Numerous shipwrecks can be found below Kootenay Lake

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

Morning start: Numerous shipwrecks can be found below Kootenay Lake
West Kootenay EcoSociety has launched a survey to help transition local communities to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. (Mathew Roland/BBJ)
West Kootenay EcoSociety has launched a survey to help transition local communities to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. (Mathew Roland/BBJ)
Upper Arrow Lakes view from the ferry on Dec. 15, 2019. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Morning start: A history of the Arrow Lakes

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

Upper Arrow Lakes view from the ferry on Dec. 15, 2019. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The restoration project has begun on the pole in Edgewood. (Jutta Plessner photo)

Restorative pole project underway in Edgewood

The pole was made almost 50 years ago to pay respect to local First Nations

The restoration project has begun on the pole in Edgewood. (Jutta Plessner photo)
(Shawn Hook Instagram photo)

Morning start: This famous singer is from the West Kootenays

Here is your Kootenays’ morning start for Tuesday, May 26

(Shawn Hook Instagram photo)