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Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Const. Jason Tait faces charges in the 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey in Castlegar

Minor injuries in car, semi accident near Greenwood

Road conditions were likely a factor in the Friday morning crash.

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Air advisory, open burn ban issued for Grand Forks

The burn ban will be in effect for two days.

Bucket truck, car collide in Highway 3 accident

The Thursday morning accident near Grand Forks slowed traffic for nearly three hours.

Man spotted with shotgun in East Trail leads to weapons discovery

RCMP recover numerous weapons and stolen items after search on Fifth Ave.

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

Gas leak near schools prompts evacuations

The leak on Highway 3 through Grand Forks was reported just before 11 a.m.

Kootenays unemployment rate best in B.C.

In one year, the region has gone from highest unemployment rate to lowest, at 3.1 per cent

Presenting a Year in Review: Part Four

The fourth installment in the Gazette’s Year in Review series.

Presenting a Year in Review: Part Three

The third installment in the Gazette’s Year in Review series.

Fire destroys Cherryville home

Lumby and Cherryville community rallying around young family

Presenting a Year in Review: Part One

The first installment in the Gazette’s annual Year in Review.

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Presenting a Year in Review: Part Two

The second installment in the Gazette’s Year in Review issue.

Grand Forks Secondary band showcases musical memories

The band students put on their “Winter Memories” concert on Dec. 19.

Wet, mild December held few surprises for forecasters

While precipitation was normal, mild temperatures meant little fell as snow

Snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay

Snowfall amounts up to 40 centimetres starting later this evening

West Kootenay property assessments show stable market

Most residential properties rose 10-18 per cent in value

Local suppliers say they were stiffed by Kootenay Country Music Festival

Collapse of promoter’s business has left several suppliers out thousands

Boundary Family Services, BC Housing scrap motel housing project

BC Housing and BFSS couldn’t reach an agreement on the proposed project slated for Motel 99.