Excitement grows over fall fishing in Kootenay Lake

As the lake begins to cool rainbow trout move towards the surface and become very active.


West Kootenay EcoSociety ‘cautiously optimistic’

EcoSociety statements follows the provincial report on old growth forests

  • Sep 18, 2020


MP reflects on cycling trip across the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

Riding ride lives up to its expectations—good conversations, great weather and stunning scenery


Residents fume as out-of-town visitors monopolize Arrow Lakes beaches

“People are starting to get really angry … there are more campers and it’s causing more problems.”

New leader for Kootenay tech association

KAST is a recognized leader in regional economic development through technology and innovation

Rotarians preserve Jordan’s Cabin in Kootenay Pass

Ed Jordan lived in the cabin up Kootenay Pass from Creston from 1923 to 1942.

  • Sep 1, 2020

Removal of Arrow Lake private bridge under review

The bridge now lies in the water, and a logjam is building up behind it.

  • Aug 21, 2020

Kootenay Lake anglers incentive reels in plenty of interest

“We are seeing a new interest in Kootenay Lake fishing … ” said Randy Zelonka, owner of Gill & Gift.

10 places to get away and get outside this summer!

Experience Alberta ranch adventures, a BC grizzly refuge and more

  • Aug 14, 2020

Fruitvale tightens water restrictions

Fruivale mayor asks residents to conserve water

B.C. village grants reprieve for those living in RVs

by JOHN BOIVIN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

  • Aug 10, 2020

July Kootenay real estate sales at record high

Sales and prices of Kootenay real estate on the rise

Search and Rescue receives unprecedented funding from province

South Columbia Search and Rescue increase their range with addition of jet boat, ‘Second Chance’

Phase three presents new opportunities for Kootenay tourism

Message from MLA Michelle Mungall and MLA Katrine Conroy

  • Aug 3, 2020

West Kootenay Legions managing way through pandemic

Gates: On the whole, everyone is managing …

  • Jul 24, 2020

Nakusp family winery set to open up

Valley of the Springs Winery hopes to open doors in about a week

West Kootenay gas rates going up Aug. 1

The rate increase of natural gas will change by $0.73 from $1.549/GJ to $2.279/GJ

Kootenay angler’s program off to a great start

“I’d like to see the fishery come back to its glory,” says firsttime winner Dave Johnston.

Speak up for B.C.’s Old Growth

Letter to the Editor from Wildsight

  • Jul 8, 2020

Ktunaxa Nation Council shares Creation Story

This story is shared to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21