John Boivin

Cops make fentanyl bust in Castlegar

Over 280 pills among drugs seized

September arrived like summer, left like early winter

Nice weather, if you’re a duck

Say it ain’t snow! Early winter blast expected for Kootenays

It’s going to look like winter, and feel like winter, as Arctic air meets a wet coastal system

Updated: Ferry closure Monday afternoon, all day Tuesday

No ferry service after 1:10 p.m. Monday except ‘essential service’ sailings

Kootenay Lake ferry to shut down Saturday afternoon

Service to resume Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m.

Mystery illness killing Kootenay bees

Samples being sent to laboratories for analysis

Burn rules loosen in Kootenays as weather eases fire concerns

Category 2 and 3 fires will be allowed in most areas — but know the regulations

August temperatures a touch above normal in West Kootenay

But little rain makes for a very dry month

Kootenay cannabis growers, retailers air issues with minister

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth and local MLA Michelle Mungall host chat on industry problems

UPDATE: Kootenay Lake ferry to be hit by job action Saturday

Full service to return after the long weekend; Glade, Harrop-Procter ferries won’t be affected

Former Amazing Race star dies in Kootenay hiking accident

Kenneth McAlpine was on Season Five of The Amazing Race Canada

UPDATE: Searchers find body of missing Valhalla Park hiker

Man’s apparently fell 800 feet down off challenging trail

Rossland council urges minister to kill Jumbo Glacier Resort project

Mayor writes letter panning ski resort on environmental, legal, and economic grounds

Ferry workers could be on strike in West Kootenay before month’s end

Workers’ contract expired; both sides waiting to hear ruling on essential services

Castlegar police say missing woman found safe

Darilee Nolie found in Calgary

First Nations, governments agree to bring salmon back to Upper Columbia River

The three-year commitment is being described as ‘historic’

Castlegar police seek missing indigenous woman

Darilee Nolie was last seen earlier this week.

Mountie boss asks RDCK directors to go to bat for them at UBCM

Inspector Tim Olmstead is lobbying for local support for increased funding for staff

Cold front moves through West Kootenay, bringing wind, rain, and lightning

But this is actually more normal summer weather, says forecaster

Rossland mayor not fazed by court ruling against Victoria’s plastic bag ban

‘The writing is on the wall’ says Kathy Moore of the future of single-use plastic