Betsy Kline

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.

Lightning sparks more than 20 new fires in West Kootenay

Fires burning across West Kootenay include Syringa Provincial Park and Valhalla.

UPDATE: Fire closes BC Hwy 3 between Salmo and Creston

‘Extreme fire behaviour’ of Blazed Creek fire forces road closure on main southern route to Alberta.

Wildfire visible from Hwy 3 between Salmo and Creston

The Blazed Creek Fire has grown to 80 hectares and has been designated a Fire of Note.

Small fire at Celgar’s Castlegar mill quickly extinguished

Fire started in engine of a contractor’s crane.

B.C. Interior residents should get break, taxpayers’ group says

Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls on government to cut fuel taxes, fix ICBC and axe new health tax

Political hopefuls get election primer

Workshop to be held in Castlegar for those interested in running in West Kootenay municipal elections

New ambulance and paramedics for Trail

Trail was targeted due to high volume of inter-facility patient transfers.

Two fires of note burning in Southeast Fire Centre

As of Saturday afternoon there were more than 20 fires burning in the Southeast Fire Centre.

Bounty on West Kootenay northern pike

$10 a head reward for northern pike caught in Columbia, Kootenay and Pend d’ Oreille Rivers.

Wanted: fish guts

Biologists are asking Arrow Lakes anglers for the insides of their fish.

Kootenay cat adoptions half price

SPCA hoping to find homes for animals before move to new Castlegar location.

VIDEO: Columbia River Salmon Ceremony engages youth

Ceremony held in Castlegar encourages the next generation to continue the work to bring salmon home

Happy ending for orphaned bear cubs

Two orphaned bear cubs were captured in Castlegar and sent for rehabilitation.

Children and Family Minister tells B.C. grads to ‘Seize the day’

Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy spoke to Castlegar grads Friday night.

BC/Yukon Peony Show coming to Kootenays

The show will take place June 15-17 at the Sandman Hotel.

Youth in care success story

Castlegar resident Jaclyn King has overcome a lot to get where she is today.

VIDEO: Rescue operation successful above Brilliant

Climber received serious injuries in fall near Castlegar.

Woman carjacked on Highway 6, cops led on wild chase

Woman shaken up but escaped serious injury in bizarre incident

RCMP officer accused in Castlegar shooting death elects jury trial

Case of RCMP Constable Jason Tait has first hearing in 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey.