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Another 182 remains found

Jun 30, 2021 / 10:43 am

The Lower Kootenay Band in British Columbia says a search using ground-penetrating radar has found 182 human remains in unmarked graves at a site close to a...

Beaten up by deer momma

Jun 18, 2021 / 9:56 am

A British Columbia woman says she needed hospital treatment for injuries including gashes and deep bruises after being attacked by a deer defending its fawn....

Seriously hurt in traffic stop

Jun 14, 2021 / 9:57 am

British Columbia's police watchdog says a woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after she was pulled over in a traffic stop in Castlegar on...

Impersonator report false

May 5, 2021 / 3:03 pm

RCMP in the Kootenays say a report in March about a suspected police impersonator on Highway 3B was unfounded. Police in Trail were called for a report of a...

Flood forces evacuations

Apr 26, 2021 / 12:29 pm

Three families were forced from their homes overnight to escape floodwaters from an overflowing creek near Christina Lake. The Regional District of Kootenay...

Shot while in handcuffs: suit

Apr 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kootenay RCMP officer is facing a new lawsuit after he allegedly shot a man with a non-lethal round who was already detained in handcuffs. Police had first...

'Seriously, visit another time'

Apr 5, 2021 / 10:15 am

A restaurateur in the Kootenays says he closed his restaurant in the middle of a busy Saturday on a long weekend after being overwhelmed by rude tourists. Nick...

Multi-vehicle crash on 3A

Mar 29, 2021 / 12:15 pm

A multi-vehicle collision is causing delays on Highway 3A in the Kootenays. DriveBC reports single-lane, alternating traffic about five kilometres east of...

Wildfire near Creston

Mar 28, 2021 / 7:58 pm

UPDATE: 7:58 p.m. Highway 3A between Kuskonook Rest Area and Bathie Road is now open, according to DriveBC. ORIGINAL: 7:18 p.m. BC Wildfire Service is...

Imposter Mountie sighting?

Mar 27, 2021 / 4:22 pm

Ongoing incidents of cars being stopped by alleged police imposters have Trail RCMP investigating a truck with red and blue lights in its grill. RCMP are...

Largest fisheries fine ever

Mar 26, 2021 / 1:10 pm

UPDATE: 1:10 p.m. Mining giant Teck Resources was hit with a record $60-million penalty Friday related to its East Kootenay coal operations. The company’s...

Snow-clearing court battle

Mar 24, 2021 / 6:45 am

It's starting to feel like spring for many Canadians, but the country's top court is about to wade into the issue of snow removal from wintry city...

Skiing toddler on CNN

Mar 22, 2021 / 12:53 pm

A B.C. family has been featured by CNN after they placed a microphone of their toddler to capture her commentary on the slopes. Erich Leidums of Fernie, B.C....

Putting food waste to use

Mar 16, 2021 / 11:34 am

A dehydrator and a spice grinder are all Joe Roth needs to turn 400,000 pounds of leftover fruit, commonly sold as pig mash, into flour. Apple flour, as Roth...

Father killed in avalanche

Mar 8, 2021 / 10:38 am

A man has died after being caught in an avalanche while snowmobiling in the West Kootenays. The Kaslo RCMP says they received a notification of an inReach spot...

Charge in officer's death

Mar 7, 2021 / 7:46 pm

A Castlegar man has been charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of an off-duty Abbotsford police officer in Nelson, B.C. in July 2020. The Nelson...

Maybe miscarriage of justice

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:38 pm

A special prosecutor says there may have been a miscarriage of justice when a babysitter was convicted of criminal negligence causing death in the drowning of a...

40 sled dogs seized

Feb 18, 2021 / 12:27 pm

The BC SPCA has been forced to confiscate 40 sled dogs from a West Kootenay sled dog operation after the owner failed to properly care for the animals. The dogs...

Two injured in shootout

Feb 9, 2021 / 4:49 pm

Two men were wounded during a shootout in Creston Monday night. RCMP Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey said on Feb. 8 just after 10 p.m., police responded reports of...

RCMP save elderly couple

Feb 9, 2021 / 11:40 am

An RCMP officer and his police service dog, Denim, are being hailed as heroes after rescuing an elderly ATV operator near Cranbrook. Cranbrook RCMP received a...