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Photos: Restoration nearly complete at Hope's storm-damaged Othello Tunnels

Photos: Restoration nearly complete at Hope's storm-damaged Othello Tunnels

Coquihalla Canyon Park was heavily damaged in November 2021 storms
New electronic transit fare system rolled out in West Kootenay

New electronic transit fare system rolled out in West Kootenay

The contactless payment method Umo features a reloadable card and the Umo Mobility App.
Cranbrook motorcyclist killed in collision near Rossland

Cranbrook motorcyclist killed in collision near Rossland

Trail RCMP have confirmed that a motorcycle rider from Cranbrook was killed in a collision near Nancy Greene Junction
New, lower harvest level set for Kootenay Lake timber supply area

New, lower harvest level set for Kootenay Lake timber supply area

The province’s deputy chief forester announced a 13.4 per cent reduction in the allowable annual cut for the Kootenay Lake Timber Supply Area
BC Housing purchases new shelter for Castlegar

BC Housing purchases new shelter for Castlegar

20 new shelter spaces coming in 2025
South Okanagan MP calls for national wildfire service

South Okanagan MP calls for national wildfire service

MP Richard Cannings is calling for a national wildfire service
Motorcyclist killed in collision near Trail

Motorcyclist killed in collision near Trail

Police confirmed Tuesday that a fatal collision occurred shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday (June 8) at Hanna Drive, four kilometres north of Trail.
B.C. minister discusses environmental issues in Nelson

B.C. minister discusses environmental issues in Nelson

B.C. environment minister George Heyman has announced he will not run in the next election
Coroners inquest scheduled in 2019 death of Nelson-area man

Coroners inquest scheduled in 2019 death of Nelson-area man

A coroner's inquest will examine the death of Zachary Andrew Bryan With on Aug. 19 at Nelson's courthouse.
Can Kootenay factory-built homes help solve B.C.'s housing crisis?

Can Kootenay factory-built homes help solve B.C.'s housing crisis?

A provincial investment in Kootenay-made modular homes could help shift the market