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Aristocratic Baker family had ties to the Kootenays

Aristocratic Baker family had ties to the Kootenays

Kootenay settler James Baker helped establish city of Cranbrook, B.C and the Crow's Nest Company, and his family left their mark on the world
Rain not anticipated in B.C. for the next 10 days: BC Wildfire Service

Rain not anticipated in B.C. for the next 10 days: BC Wildfire Service

There were 13,000 lightning strikes recently, which can lead to the potential for holdover wildfires
Canada, U.S. reach agreement to modernize Columbia River Treaty

Canada, U.S. reach agreement to modernize Columbia River Treaty

Canada, U.S. find common ground on core issues to modernize decades-old water management agreement
Wildfire near Peachland is now being 'held'

Wildfire near Peachland is now being 'held'

The fire remains at an estimated 2.6 hectares in size
B.C. asks for out-of-province help as wildfire season heats up

B.C. asks for out-of-province help as wildfire season heats up

Emergency Management Minister says heat waves, drought conditions could worsen situation soon
Bonnie Henry wants B.C. to expand access to "non-prescribed" drugs

Bonnie Henry wants B.C. to expand access to "non-prescribed" drugs

Province's public health officer says step will decrease the risk of deaths caused by contaminated supply
Lawyer argues officer's actions follow police tactics in Victoria death

Lawyer argues officer's actions follow police tactics in Victoria death

Hearing on police use of force in the 2019 death of Lisa Rauch wrapped on Wednesday, while the issue of whether an officer can invoke charter rights to avoid making notes to be revisited in September
4 dead in Highway 3 crash near Keremeos

4 dead in Highway 3 crash near Keremeos

The cause of the crash that closed the highway for much of the day remains under investigation
Wildfire north of Harrison out of control, grows to 1.7 hectares

Wildfire north of Harrison out of control, grows to 1.7 hectares

BCWS blames humans for wildfire
UPDATE: 4 earthquakes hit off the west coast of Vancouver Island

UPDATE: 4 earthquakes hit off the west coast of Vancouver Island

After four earthquakes no tsunami is expected