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Tarp elk freed on Christmas Day

On the morning of December 25, Cranbrook-based B.C. Conservation Officers (COs) Ray Gilewicz and Jeff Scott tranquilized a bull elk that was tangled in a…

Elk Valley community cares about wildlife

Elk Valley community members gathered last week during three different wildlife and road safety events. On Monday, community members met for Wildsight’s Wild Ideas event….

Deadly deer disease moving closer to B.C.

Provincial wildlife health authorities are turning to B.C. hunters to help monitor deer, moose and elk after biologists discovered an animal infected with chronic wasting…

Bennett agrees elk numbers down in region

East Kootenay Hunters Association president Larry Hall has received national media attention in the past week for making statements about a dramatic decline in the…

Luxor Linkage to be preserved by NCC

A prime wildlife corridor linking the Purcell and Rocky mountains has become more secure for the grizzlies, bighorn sheep and other wide-ranging animals that use…

December in the East Kootenay

One moment it was November 30 and the Grey Cup hangover was finally subsiding and the next thing it was Christmas. Flash – that was…