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Snowfall warning for Kootenay and Paulson passes

Up to 30 cm expected in mountain passes Saturday and Sunday.

Environment Canada advises against travel over Paulson and Kootenay Pass

Snowfall up to 30 cm expected Monday night

Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar

Interior Health says the overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

Master plan developed for West Kootenay Regional Airport

The City of Castlegar has developed at 25 year master plan for the regional airport

Pregnant Kootenay teachers fight to change compensation rules

Risk to unborn babies not recognized by WorkSafeBC

Study to look at East-West Kootenay train

Castlegar Economic Development looking for consultants.

Four fires still burning in West Kootenay

More than 25 fires were started by lightning in the last week.

Nine fires burning in West Kootenay

All fires considered to be lightning caused.

Castlegar mayor refuses to divulge activities at municipal conference

Bruno Tassone attended annual FCM in Quebec City but won’t say what he learned there

Fatal London terror attack inquest hears from B.C. woman’s fiancé

Chrissy Archibald was the sole Canadian victim of the London Bridge terror attack.

Teachers worried after 12 gas leaks in 3 months at B.C. elementary school

School district insists students and staff not at risk, despite a dozen incidents in three months

Body of man recovered, one year after his truck plunged into Kootenay River

Difficult recovery operation due to rapidly flowing river.

Dog, missing for weeks, rescued from cliff near Castlegar

A pair of climbers stumbled upon lost pet during recreational climb.

Paramedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays

B.C.’s rural, remote regions bear lion’s share of gaps in ambulance services: report

The report recommends that BCEHS evaluate its advanced care coverage across the province

Snowfall warning issued for Kootenay passes

Up to 35 cm of snow expected Monday night and Tuesday.

Workers picket Interfor mill as rotating strikes begin

Wider rotating strike action is expected across the Kootenays

Forestry workers set to begin job action in Kootenays

Operations in Castlegar, Cranbrook, Galloway, Elko, Radium, Golden may see job action this week.

VIDEO: Fires near Castlegar continue to grow

The Syringa Creek Complex is made up of three fires with a combined size of almost 8,000 hectares