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No new COVID cases in Kootenay-Boundary

Interior Health says as of July 30, there were no additional cases in the previous two weeks

Feds fund $2M for habitat conservation in the Kootenays

Kootenay Connect to use funding for habitat conservation to protect four areas in the region

Plane crashes into Nelson supermarket parking lot

Pilot and passenger have minor injuries

Lightning blamed for multiple fire starts across Kootenays

Southeast Fire Centre says ground crews, air support responding to fires near Revelstoke, Nakusp

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison outspent rivals in 2019 federal election

Morrison’s winning campaign cost over $113,000

Temperatures soar, wildfire danger rating rises across Kootenays

East, West Kootenays expected to hit high 30s C as fire danger rating increases to high and extreme

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Motorcyclist killed in collision near Canal Flats

A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision just north of Canal…

Jim Abbott: Honourable, tuned in, undefeated

Tributes to the late Kootenay-Columbia MP, including from former Prime Minister Stephen Harper

RDCK community heritage register adds 21 sites

Nearly a third of the sites relate to Japanese internment camps in the Slocan Valley

  • Jul 27, 2020

UPDATED: Woman found not criminally responsible in 2019 Nelson stabbing

The assailant thought pedestrians all around her on the street wanted to kill her

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kootenays, Okanagan, Columbias

Environment Canada says conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms

Creston Refugee Committee: yesterday and today

For the Advance Over the years, the Creston Refugee Committee has sponsored…

Residents using the Riondel Water System asked to conserve

Riondel water users to only water their lawns between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Category 2, 3 fires to be banned in Southeast and Coastal Fire Centres

There are similar bans in the Kamloops and Cariboo Fire Centres as well

MP Morrison, House Leader Bergen respond to proposed emergency debate

The Conservatives have requested an emergency debate on Trudeau’s WE Charity controversy

Global Leadership Summit to be broadcasted at Creston church

The annual event will feature talks from 15 influential leaders from around the world

Man sets out on 650-kilometre walk from Castlegar to raise awareness about schizophrenia

Steve Heimburger hopes to finish trip in Hope and raise $5,000 in process

CP Rail ticketing track walkers in Nelson

Crossing the tracks other than at a traffic crossing is trespassing, company says

Travelling ladybugs bring smiles to Kootenay residents

Did you know, a group of ladybugs is called a loveliness?