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RDEK urges residents to be prepared for emergencies including flooding, wildfire

The East Kootenay region has been placed on a high streamflow advisory

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Creston Legion raises $785 at BBQ fundraiser

The Creston Legion put on hotdog fundraiser to raise money for post-flood repairs

Evacuation orders for Duhamel, Salmo-Ymir and Crawford Creek rescinded

RDCK warns public that streams are still dangerous

  • Jun 1, 2020
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Stolen truck found in Christina Lake

Family happy the vehicle was found

Restorative pole project underway in Edgewood

The pole was made almost 50 years ago to pay respect to local First Nations

Young farmers find a home through land-matching program

Young Agrarians links would-be farmers with landowners who have land to spare

Former Pioneer Villa reopens

By Lorne Eckersley The Bungalow, formerly known as Pioneer Villa, is now…

  • May 26, 2020

RDCK recycling depots to join RecycleBC program

Some depots open, others close, and different materials will be accepted

  • May 26, 2020

West Kootenay SAR crews rescue injured mountain biker near Rossland

Crews were called in to help after the biker seriously injured himself at around noon Saturday

School District 8 trustees vote in favour of raises

Six of the nine trustees backed the increase in pay

Creston flour mills overwhelmed by COVID-19 demand

Flour shortage highlights region’s grain insecurity

Museum manager living her dream

By Lorne Eckersley For 22 years, Tammy Bradford has been doing “the…

  • May 21, 2020

Town urges alternatives for tax payments

By Lorne Eckersley With residential and business property tax notices set to…

  • May 21, 2020

Former Grand Forks fire chief suing city for wrongful dismissal

Dale Heriot was fired in July 2019 after his department was investigated for safety, bullying issues

Riondel protests proposed cell phone tower

Telus wants to construct a new tower within the village