John Boivin

More snow starting Wednesday night prompts weather alert for West Kootenay
More snow starting Wednesday night prompts weather alert for West Kootenay
Security video captures Castlegar porch pirate

Security video captures Castlegar porch pirate

Man stole package from front of house in December

Security video captures Castlegar porch pirate
Rossland youth hand-picked for junior team by sponsor

Rossland youth hand-picked for junior team by sponsor

CORE KITES sponsorship a real boost to teen’s budding career

Rossland youth hand-picked for junior team by sponsor
First day of school at Ecole des Sept-Sommets from 2018. Photo submitted

Rossland French school to offer high school courses

Expansion decision means students can continue in French to Grade 9

First day of school at Ecole des Sept-Sommets from 2018. Photo submitted
Rossland Council updated on cost of fixing arena

Rossland Council updated on cost of fixing arena

It will cost $700,000+ to get job done

Rossland Council updated on cost of fixing arena
Rossland Council updated on cost of fixing arena

Rossland Council updated on cost of fixing arena

It will cost $700,000+ to get job done

Rossland Council updated on cost of fixing arena
Latest winter storm prompts West Kootenay travel warning

Latest winter storm prompts West Kootenay travel warning

20-30 cm of snow expected overnight and into Thursday

Latest winter storm prompts West Kootenay travel warning
Rossland councillor resigns, by-election to be called

Rossland councillor resigns, by-election to be called

Scott Forsyth was first elected in October 2018

Rossland councillor resigns, by-election to be called
A view of the exterior of the emergency department at the Arrow Lakes Hospital. (File photo)

Nakusp hospital staff praised for response during emergency

Power generator failed on New Year’s, but human spirit didn’t

A view of the exterior of the emergency department at the Arrow Lakes Hospital. (File photo)
UBC’s Centre for Rural Health Research has released a summary of its ongoing rural health survey. Photo: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press

Health care access, cost of travel top concerns for B.C. rural residents

Interim report highlights concerns of rural folks when it comes to health services

UBC’s Centre for Rural Health Research has released a summary of its ongoing rural health survey. Photo: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press
UBC’s Centre for Rural Health Research has released a summary of its ongoing rural health survey. Photo: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press

Health care access, cost of travel top concerns for BC rural residents

Interim report highlights concerns of rural folks when it comes to health services

UBC’s Centre for Rural Health Research has released a summary of its ongoing rural health survey. Photo: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press
A view of the exterior of the emergency department at the Arrow Lakes Hospital. (File photo)

Nakusp hospital staff praised for response during emergency

Power generator failed on New Year’s, but human spirit didn’t

A view of the exterior of the emergency department at the Arrow Lakes Hospital. (File photo)
Know yourself and plan for the worst, even if you’re sticking to the main runs, say safety experts. File photo.

Ski safety: how to prepare when your day on the slopes goes wrong

“Three T’s” will give you a better chance of being rescued safely

Know yourself and plan for the worst, even if you’re sticking to the main runs, say safety experts. File photo.
Snowfall warning issued by Environment Canada. (File photo)

Travel not recommended as storm envelopes West Kootenay

Up to 20-30 cm of snow expected, more on high mountain passes

Snowfall warning issued by Environment Canada. (File photo)
Kootenay weather was dominated by weather coming in from the Pacific.

No Kootenay records broken in wet and warm December

Christmas let it snow, but there wasn’t much cold

Kootenay weather was dominated by weather coming in from the Pacific.
‘I thought I was going to die:’ Rossland skier talks of being lost on Red Mountain

‘I thought I was going to die:’ Rossland skier talks of being lost on Red Mountain

Mark Gayowski says the experience was “life changing”

‘I thought I was going to die:’ Rossland skier talks of being lost on Red Mountain
Skier found safe on Red Mountain in treacherous terrain

Skier found safe on Red Mountain in treacherous terrain

Successful end to three-day search for 34-year-old Mark Gayowski

Skier found safe on Red Mountain in treacherous terrain
Travel not recommended as snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay
Travel not recommended as snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay
Snow, rain expected to make driving over Kootenay mountain passes nasty

Snow, rain expected to make driving over Kootenay mountain passes nasty

Environment Canada issues snowfall and storm warnings for Thursday/Friday

Snow, rain expected to make driving over Kootenay mountain passes nasty
Twin Rivers school is full to capacity, but Grade 7 students will be able to continue to attend with the addition of some portables. Photo: John Boivin

SD 20 trustees won’t send Castlegar Grade 7s to high school

Board decides to install portables at two schools instead

Twin Rivers school is full to capacity, but Grade 7 students will be able to continue to attend with the addition of some portables. Photo: John Boivin