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Trail Maple Leaf Band celebrates 100 years of music this weekend

Dinners, a picnic, a mass band concert and the Italian Consul General in town.

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.

RDKB shares concerns over Waneta Dam sale

The RDKB board supported a letter being send to Premier John Horgan regarding the transaction.

Conroy named Minister of Children and Family Development

Kootenay West’s MLA was among the 22 members of the NDP who were sworn in as cabinet ministers.

SunMine not for sale

Kimberley is looking for SunMine partnerships.

Costume giveaway as Trail area theatre troop disbands

After 20 years on stage, the Columbia Phoenix Players are breaking up and giving away props.

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland


Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre


REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video


REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video


Trail council tackles tardy taxpayers and tied up times

Trail council addressed requests to waive property tax penalties and other issues this week.

Updated: USW will present mediator recommendations on Thursday

Union leaders will present Vince Ready’s recommendations on Thursday in Trail.

Man fined for tossing smoke out car window

Cranbrook police fine driver for throwing out lit cigarette.

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

Stepping into dance

Downtown Trail dance studio holds summer session classes this week.

Beaver Valley startled by earth shaking boom early Monday

Calls to 9-1-1 began around 8 a.m. following a loud boom and smoke near Montrose early Monday.

Airtanker crews at the ready

A look at the people who fight wildfires

Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

Coast Hotels offering support to help ease the burden on evacuees

Airport seeks paving company for runway improvements

Progress continues on Trail Airport

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Lightning sparks small wildfires throughout Southeast Fire Centre

28 small fires started in southeastern B.C. on Monday, but none are threatening

RCMP send 340 officers from B.C. and Alberta to help with wildfires

RCMP say there will be ‘no tolerance for criminal activities’ in fire evacuation zones

Brush fire hit hard by local, regional fire crews

Greater Trail firefighters quickly contain Pend d’Oreille blaze

  • Jul 11th, 2017

RCMP asking for public patience

RCMP resources from around the province are being deployed to assist with a multitude of fires

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Hot weather warning issued for West Kootenay region

We’re having a heat wave… so be careful out there

  • Jul 7th, 2017