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Team effort saves osprey eggs from potential drowning on Kootenay Lake

Team effort saves osprey eggs from potential drowning on Kootenay Lake

Jun 23, 2022 / 12:28 pm

An osprey family will survive rising water on Kootenay Lake thanks to a community effort. An osprey nest on Kootenay Lake in Kaslo Bay is high and dry today...

Content caribou moms bring hope for caregivers at Nakusp maternity pen

Content caribou moms bring hope for caregivers at Nakusp maternity pen

Jun 16, 2022 / 6:55 pm

It’s as quiet as a hospital zone on this mountain bench above the Nakusp Hot Springs. Which sort of makes sense, since there’s literally a maternity...

Never consent to being punched in the head to win an argument: RCMP

Never consent to being punched in the head to win an argument: RCMP

Jun 16, 2022 / 1:39 pm

Do not invite people to punch you in the head, no matter how good of an idea it may seem at the time, says the RCMP. Police say they were called on June 10 at...

Box Lake Lumber will survive old-growth deferrals, owner says

Box Lake Lumber will survive old-growth deferrals, owner says

May 19, 2022 / 1:14 pm

The owner of Box Lake Lumber says after months of uncertainty, he can see a way forward for his embattled Nakusp-based lumber mill. “It hasn’t all...

Sports car impounded after driver caught travelling 122 km/h in a 60 km/h zone

Sports car impounded after driver caught travelling 122 km/h in a 60 km/h zone

May 14, 2022 / 5:00 pm

A man in the Kootenays lost the use of his vehicle for a week after being clocked traveling at more than double the speed limit. In a news release, the Trail...

Rainbow leads to gas station instead of pot of gold

Rainbow leads to gas station instead of pot of gold

May 12, 2022 / 8:00 pm

The sky-high price of gas in British Columbia has been a hot topic since it started setting new records. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across...

Two men acquitted of first-degree murder charges in 2010 double-slaying near Cranbrook

Two men acquitted of first-degree murder charges in 2010 double-slaying near Cranbrook

Apr 25, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Two men were found not guilty Monday of first-degree murder charges stemming from a shooting that killed an innocent Shuswap couple near Cranbrook in 2010....

Methamphetamine samples in Nelson test positive for fentanyl, benzodiazepine

Methamphetamine samples in Nelson test positive for fentanyl, benzodiazepine

Apr 23, 2022 / 9:35 am

Interior Health has issued a drug alert for the Nelson area, after a sample of methamphetamine recently tested positive for fentanyl and benzodiazepine. IH...

Camouflaged man, eager to join Ukraine war, tries to enter military compound in B.C.

Camouflaged man, eager to join Ukraine war, tries to enter military compound in B.C.

Apr 12, 2022 / 6:58 pm

Police in the Kootenays say a man attempted to enter a military compound last week in an attempt to join the war effort in Ukraine. RCMP were called on April 6...

Snug in maternity den, Arrow Lakes caribou moms-to-be settling in

Snug in maternity den, Arrow Lakes caribou moms-to-be settling in

Apr 7, 2022 / 6:40 pm

Biologists and volunteers working to protect an endangered caribou herd living around the Arrow Lakes say eight pregnant females from the herd have been safely...

Trail B.C. residents asked to be on lookout for grass fire arsonist

Trail B.C. residents asked to be on lookout for grass fire arsonist

Apr 7, 2022 / 2:01 pm

Mounties in the Kootenays are investigating a string of recent grass fires believed to be set by an arsonist. Emergency crews were called on April 3 at 3:25...

New old-growth logging rules threaten Nakusp mill’s viability, owner warns

New old-growth logging rules threaten Nakusp mill’s viability, owner warns

Mar 25, 2022 / 6:19 pm

The owner of a Nakusp-based lumber mill is warning new provincial logging rules are hitting his business hard – and the village’s mayor says the...

Creston man arrested, charged with murder for woman's death in February

Creston man arrested, charged with murder for woman's death in February

Mar 17, 2022 / 3:45 pm

A Creston man has been charged with murder after a 56-year-old woman was found dead in her home last month. The woman was found dead in her Creston home on Feb....

BC nurse reprimanded for interrupting First Nation smudging ceremony

BC nurse reprimanded for interrupting First Nation smudging ceremony

Mar 11, 2022 / 10:13 am

The B.C. College of Nurses & Midwives has reprimanded a Trail nurse who entered a patient’s room while an Indigenous smudging ceremony was taking...

'Last resort' caribou maternity pen prepares for big day

'Last resort' caribou maternity pen prepares for big day

Mar 10, 2022 / 8:30 pm

A wildlife biologist says an enclosure designed to protect eight female caribou during calving season this spring is a last-chance attempt to save an endangered...

Nakusp locals may immortalize town turkey in public art

Nakusp locals may immortalize town turkey in public art

Mar 10, 2022 / 2:45 pm

A Nakusp woman wants to raise a memorial for a bird that captured the heart of the community. Citizens of Nakusp began to notice a solo turkey hanging around...

After two years of cancellations, Kaslo Jazz Festival is set to return

After two years of cancellations, Kaslo Jazz Festival is set to return

Feb 25, 2022 / 3:12 pm

After two years of cancellations due to the global pandemic, one of B.C.'s longest-running music festivals is scheduled to return in July. On Thursday,...

Retired news photographer killed skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort

Retired news photographer killed skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort

Feb 14, 2022 / 5:01 pm

A 65-year-old Alberta man is dead after colliding with a tree while skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort on the weekend. The News Photographers Association of Canada...

$100K reward offered after Kimberley ski chairlift arson

$100K reward offered after Kimberley ski chairlift arson

Feb 11, 2022 / 5:21 pm

A $100,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of a person responsible for torching a ski chairlift in the Kootenays late last...

Police seek man who spat on business owner during mask dispute in Trail, B.C.

Police seek man who spat on business owner during mask dispute in Trail, B.C.

Feb 10, 2022 / 12:45 pm

Police in the Kootenays are searching for a suspect who spat on a business owner during a mask dispute last month. RCMP were called on Jan. 28 at 4:18 p.m. to...

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