Local News

CAO reports to District of Barriere on well construction

Status of well construction and paving projects reported to council

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Surveying West Kootenay food banks and shelters

Here’s what each community in the region offers

Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp

Male “chasing” people prompts warning

The male is not thought to be a danger to anyone, RCMP say.

8 months in jail for Highway 3 crime spree

In a day, a crime duo travelled 466 km in three stolen vehicles under the influence of hard drugs

Deaths at local arena are an 'awakening': Resident
  • 16 hours ago


BC Storm: Rain causes flooding in Metro Vancouver, turns to snow in Whistler


    Tearful Trudeau: Canada 'less as a country without Gord Downie'


      Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at 53


        Kimberley man pays it back to home town

        Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

        VIDEO: IIO investigating officer involved shooting on Vancouver Island

        One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself.

        LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

        Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

        The Gazette and CBAL reach readers next week.

        October is Reach a Reader month.

        • Oct 12th, 2017

        B.C. Wine Institute reaching out to California

        Local industry urged to show support for colleagues affected by California wildfires

        Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

        This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

        Fire department looks to attract new members

        Grand Forks Fire/Rescue is recruiting.

        Victoria woman guilty of first degree murder, sentenced to life in prison

        Jury rejected not criminally responsible defence in Kaela Mehl’s murder trial

        UPDATE: Police confirm victims, dog missing after head-on crash

        An accident on Highway 3 yesterday has left three dead.

        Castlegar woman describes being caught in Las Vegas attack

        A group of six Castlegar residents were among those sitting in the stands when a gunman opened fire.

        Agricultural talks grow at UBCM

        Most of Okanagan represented in agricultural discussions

        Councillor and other local government officials tell of increasing harassment

        Day talked about his experience at a workshop at the Union of B.C. Municipalities

        Prescribed burn Thursday in Granby Provincial Park

        The BC Wildfire Service is attempting to stop the spread of the Bluejoint fire.

        Two-day search by police ends with charges

        RCMP report a two-day search involving a police dog last week.