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Louise Baxter found after 72 hour search

Cranbrook hiker had been missing since Sunday, August 12, near Jumbo Pass.

Nelson city hall will fly Pride flag this year

Council will develop a policy for future flag decisions

Nelson architecture firm to redesign Arrow Lakes Hospital

Cover Architecture Collaborative will work on the hospital’s emergency department

  • Aug 16th, 2018

VIDEO: Happy birthday Kaslo

Village marks 125th birthday with reopening of city hall, sealing of time capsule

  • Aug 15th, 2018

UPDATE: Search for missing Cranbrook woman enters third day

The search for a Cranbrook woman missing in the Jumbo Pass area is entering its third day.

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Monday Roundup: Aug. 13, 2018
Cardboard kayak race, Nelson, B.C.
Nelson's new Hall Street foreshore steps and park
Monday Roundup: July 30, 2018

Nelson council gives next council a raise

Size of increase disregards advice of appointed committee

Wildflower School to keep its beehive

City council voted to give the school a bylaw exemption

Nearby wildfire closes Idaho Peak

The popular hiking spot is off limits to the public

Former mayor to advise would-be West Kootenay politicians

Christina Benty will lead a candidate workshop on Aug. 27 in Castlegar

Sunday update: dozens of new fires discovered yesterday in West, East Kootenay

Weather front moving through area sparks fires including in Syringa Provincial Park and Valhalla.

Lightning sparks more than 20 new fires in West Kootenay

Fires burning across West Kootenay include Syringa Provincial Park and Valhalla.

Update: Storm watch ended for West Kootenay

Environment Canada issued the advisory just before 10 a.m. August 11

UPDATE: Fire closes BC Hwy 3 between Salmo and Creston

‘Extreme fire behaviour’ of Blazed Creek fire forces road closure on main southern route to Alberta.

Evacuation Order issued for Sheep Creek wildfire

RDCK issues Evacuation Order due to 56-hectare blaze southeast of Salmo.

Man arrested after fleeing RCMP in car near Salmo

The man was wearing a Shambhala Music Festival crew bracelet

Fortis breaks new energy records

Consumption spikes as residents try to keep cool

Shambhala Music Festival unlikely to be affected by nearby wildfire

The MacArthur Creek fire is 10 kilometres east of the annual event