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Two people face charges in Trail drug bust

Police seized 44 grams of fentanyl and 16 grams of methamphetamine

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

Nelson gives $1-million line of credit to Civic Theatre

Loan qualifies the theatre for a $3-million federal grant

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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

Nelson’s garbage and recycling fees unchanged for 2019

But council is faced with big decisions about composting and a new garbage truck

Snowfall warning continues in Kootenays

Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass are expected to receive 5 to 10 cm of snow today and another 15 cm tonight

  • Jan 9, 2019

Water, sewer rates rise in Nelson

Water use has decreased in the past 20 years due to repairs on water lines

Kootenays unemployment rate best in B.C.

In one year, the region has gone from highest unemployment rate to lowest, at 3.1 per cent

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  • Jan 7, 2019

Fire destroys Cherryville home

Lumby and Cherryville community rallying around young family

RDCK to clarify its role in watershed governance

Focus is on land-use decisions that affect fresh water

EDITORIAL: On the ongoing hostage situation at the Castlegar airport

Tackling airport reliability a David-and-Goliath challenge for city

UPDATED: Avalanche control closes Highways 3, 31

Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston expected to be shut down until 4 p.m. Thursday

Wet, mild December held few surprises for forecasters

While precipitation was normal, mild temperatures meant little fell as snow

Two new directors appointed to Interior Health board

Three directors also reappointed to board overseeing health care services for B.C.’s southern interior region.

  • Jan 3, 2019

Snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay

Snowfall amounts up to 40 centimetres starting later this evening

West Kootenay property assessments show stable market

Most residential properties rose 10-18 per cent in value