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Environment Canada advises against travel over Paulson and Kootenay Pass

Snowfall up to 30 cm expected Monday night

Trail RCMP still looking for tips in indecent exposure case

Three young girls reported that a man exposed his penis to them

Video: Issues divide voters on election day

The Western News asked people who voted what issues mattered most in making their election choice.

  • Oct 21, 2019

Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar

Interior Health says the overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

Green and NDP candidates talk strategic voting at Nelson public meeting

Wayne Stetski and Abra Brynne traded ideas but made no concessions for this election

How local candidates are using Facebook to advertise directly to you

Liberal campaign is the biggest spender on Facebook ads in South Okanangan–West Kootenay

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Party leaders make final pitches on eve of federal election
'Seek and destroy' revelations rock final days of federal campaign
Scheer denies he's spreading misinformation; Trudeau talks Bill 21; Singh pushes back against leaders
Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta but doesn't talk oilsands

Delays at railroad crossing in Kootenay town cause for concern

About 1870 Fernie residents are temporarily isolated when the train passes through town

Mock election at Trail school engages tomorrow’s voters

#StudentVoteCanada happening across the country this week

Trail council deals with full slate

Governance meeting, public hearing and council, all held Tuesday at Trail City Hall

Kootenay-Columbia candidates attend Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum

About 120 people attended the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce 2019 election forum on Oct. 16 at the Prince Charles Theatre.

Two years later, City of Fernie remembers

Oct. 17, 2019 marks two years since the tragic ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

Inquest planned in death of Peter de Groot

It’s been five years since the Slocan man was shot by RCMP

Kootenay grocer eliminates plastic bags at checkout

Only compostable and recycled trays are now used in the Ferraro Foods meat department

Vaping harder to detect in Kootenay high school

Devices becoming more discrete, easier for students to disguise

Progress reported in Arrow Lakes ferry talks

Will settlement come with new offer from company?

Man found dead in Vallican

RCMP say the death was “suspicious”

Bears are hungry, pick your harvest

Rossland/Trail WildSafeBC coordinator reminds locals to secure garbage, pick fruit

Thanks for a great Sk8 in the Silver City

Blue skies in the City of Trail on Thanksgiving Day

  • Oct 15, 2019