John Boivin

Smoky skies force flight cancellations

Air quality in West Kootenay also a health concern

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

Rossland farmer seeks exemption from water rules

Every-second-day watering does commercial farmers no good, council hears

Renata area fires prompt evacuation alert

Fires started last weekend

Fires near Rossland, Grand Forks prompt evacuation alerts

RDKB issues alerts to more than 50 properties for two separate fires

Sunday update: dozens of new fires discovered yesterday in West, East Kootenay

Weather front moving through area sparks fires including in Syringa Provincial Park and Valhalla.

Fortis breaks new energy records

Consumption spikes as residents try to keep cool

Salmo-area homes put on fire evac alert

Active fire at Sheep Creek prompts alert

Summer day on the Slocan River

Slocan River busy with tubers on B.C. Day long weekend

Saudi-Canada spat won’t affect Selkirk College

No students from kingdom currently attending Kootenay campuses

Kootenays bake, but fires under control

Minor fires hit quickly by fire and emergency crews

New Search and Rescue building rises in Rossland

‘We don’t even know all the benefits’ the building will bring, says SAR director

One dead, one injured in motorcycle accident southwest of Nakusp

Police investigating why rider lost control

One dead, one injured in motorcycle accident southwest of Nakusp

Police investigating why rider lost control

Winning ticket sold in Rossland/Trail

Unclaimed ticket belongs to mystery winner in West Kootenay.

Prowling cougar unsettles Kootenay residents

“Every time I walk out to the car I look over my shoulder.”

Planning for the future of Rossland’s past

Columbia Basin Trust supports Rossland heritage buildings

New Rossland hostel financed by Columbia Basin Trust

Trusts’ investment powers community benefits

Rossland farmers chilled by changing bear behaviour

Happy Valley livestock owners say bears are fearless, killing their animals

‘Farm the Kootenays’ creates supportive community

Helping hobbyists and serious producers alike, the Facebook group has grown to nearly 12,000 members