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Rossland council passes plastic bag ban despite legal questions

Appeal court ruling threw bylaw in limbo, but council voted to move forward

Huckleberry harvesting restricted in Kootenay-Boundary region

Critical foraging zones for grizzly bear and other wildlife species

  • Jul 13, 2019
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Trudeau on Trans Mountain and climate action
Documents shed light on seniors poverty figures used by federal Liberals
Money Monitor: Summer travel deals require flexibility
Study says rents in most cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners

Season ends on downbeat, but Timberwolves look ahead

Defeated by Cranbrook on weekend tournament

  • Jul 12, 2019

Gospel Music Festival comes to Castlegar

Gilles Parenteau is this year’s headline artist.

  • Jul 12, 2019

Search for missing Salmo motorcyclist called off for the time being

RCMP say no evidence of Cory McKay’s whereabouts was found Thursday

West Kootenay company fined for dumping into river

Conservation service recently completed an investigation stemming from mid-June report

Third cannabis store in Greater Trail opens next week

The City of Trail has had six applications from non-medical pot retailers to date

UPDATE: Mayor says plastic-bag ban bylaw will be delayed

Ruling throws bylaw in limbo, but Moore committed to moving forward

Decked out for Trail Sk8Park party

The city is hosting a celebration at the East Trail park on July 17

  • Jul 12, 2019

ANKORS warns of deadly pills found in West Kootenay

The synthetic cannabinoid AMB-FUBINACA was discovered during drug testing

MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account

Wayne Stetski issues warning about an imposter messenger account that is using his profile photo

RDKB buys 130-acre property for trails, landfill buffer

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary acquires land for $170,000

Police report assault, thefts in Trail

Lock up your belongings advise the Trail and Greater District RCMP

Rossland businesses ready as plastic bag ban looms

Storeowners say the transition shouldn’t be too jarring for them

Fort Shepherd to re-open for limited public use

Land conservancy will hold open session on July 15 in Trail

Update: No sign of missing Salmo man

SAR leader reports no trace of Cory McKay was found by Thursday afternoon

Anti-immigrant backlash confounds Kootenay economic development leader

Terry Van Horn says a program to bring skilled workers to the Kootenays is needed for business

Trail police looking for suspects after multiple break-ins

Investigation ongoing into four break and enters in Warfield