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Lightning sparks single blaze overnight

Last evening’s thunderstorm activity around Cranbrook and Kimberley produced one small lightning-strike fire – in the Limerick Creek area, close to the back end of…

BCWS battling Hobo Creek fire near Parson

The East Kootenay remains mostly fire-free as British Columbia heads into its hottest wildfire week of the season, with 107 fires burning throughout the province….

Trust supporting 12 climate action initiatives

Columbia Basin Trust is supporting 12 climate action projects through the first year of its three-year Climate Action Program with $540,000. This support will help several communities…

Regional students go beyond recycling

This school year, 13 classes from around the Columbia Basin joined Wildsight educators on a 24-week Beyond Recycling investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy,…

Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being…