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Cannings saddles up to ride across the riding

Cannings saddles up to ride across the riding

South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP will ride his bicycle across the riding from Aug. 22 to Aug. 30.
Commercial huckleberry harvest draws concern for wildlife

Commercial huckleberry harvest draws concern for wildlife

Wildsight is concerned about the commercial harvesting of wild huckleberries in the East Kootenay area, something new that hasn’t occurred before.
Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.
UPDATED: Evacuation order issued for Nelway, alert issued for Shambhala Festival

UPDATED: Evacuation order issued for Nelway, alert issued for Shambhala Festival

The McCormick Creek wildfire has jumped the Salmo River and is moving east
Evacuation Order issued for two McCormick Creek homes

Evacuation Order issued for two McCormick Creek homes

The Evacuation Alert issued on Monday has been expanded to two more properties
Trust will provide $900,000 through its new Energy Retrofit Program

Trust will provide $900,000 through its new Energy Retrofit Program

Columbia Basin Trust provides $900,000 this year through its new Energy Retrofit Program
Shambhala dodges evacuation alert

Shambhala dodges evacuation alert

Festival director Jimmy Bundschuh expresses confidence in evacuation plan
Only certain masks protect against forest fire smoke

Only certain masks protect against forest fire smoke

Masks must be rated ‘N95’ and labeled a particulate respirator to protect against wildfire smoke
Casino Gun Range remains closed

Casino Gun Range remains closed

Threat of wildfire prompted complete closure of the Casino property
Rehabilitation project underway in Montrose

Rehabilitation project underway in Montrose

A $425,000 repair on Montrose water tanks moved ahead this week