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College literacy programs to get funds

The British Columbia government Sept. 9 announced more than 90 communities with Community Adult Literacy Programming (CALP) will be sharing $2.4 million program funding, including…

Severe thunderstorm warning for Elk Valley

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Elk Valley. Radar indicates that a severe thunderstorm over Highway 3 near Crowsnest is moving…

Car-jackers have day in court

Two men and one woman who were arrested and charged following a dramatic series of events in the Elk Valley July 4 had their day…

Elkford unveils first public art piece

The District of Elkford June 29 unveiled the first piece of public art in the district. Local glass artist Katherine Russell’s eagerly awaited piece ‘Pass…

Spring in the East Kootenay

We had a fairly mellow spring in the East Kootenay. Enough rain to green things up, a few bouts of heat and some early fire…

Locals appointed to mining safety committee

Representatives of Indigenous communities, labour and industry are undertaking a comprehensive review of British Columbia’s Health, Safety and Reclamation Code to ensure B.C. has strong…