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Our children’s health at risk 

Letter to the Editor Last week, a special report by the prestigious medical journal The Lancet included sobering news about how climate change is impacting…

Helping wildlife in the Kootenays

Throughout the summer young people are working hard to care for conservation lands as part of The Nature Trust of BC Conservation Youth Crews. “I…

KSCF grants aid 27 community organizations

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation (KSCF) is excited to announce the distribution of more than $57,000 in new grants. These most recent grants, ranging from…

SkillsBC Regional Competition March 1

Over 100 students from the East and West Kootenay will gather to compete in the Skills Canada 2019 British Columbia Regional Competition at College of…

Blame the smoke on us, not Mother Nature

“Perceptions,” by Gerry Warner Op-Ed Commentary What a horrific summer! At least today, the smoke finally started to clear, but I still can’t see the…

At the Library

Cranbrook Public Library By Mike Selby In ‘Children of the Kootenays,’ author Shirley D. Stainton takes a historic look at the mining camps and towns…

RCMP announce new zero tolerance policies

Police throughout the East and West Kootenay will be stepping up enforcement and adopting a zero tolerance policy with respect to motorcycles that have altered…

Valley CU helps group aid Grand Forks

Seven credit unions from the Columbia Valley, Creston, Boundary and West Kootenay have collaborated in their efforts to provide financial relief for Grand Forks and…