Local News

Crews respond to household chimney fire

This is a reminder to clean out your chimneys this winter.

Benefit concert to rock the Gem Theatre

The concert will feature eight local bands volunteering their time.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Boundary photo contest focuses on area trails

The winning photos will be displayed at Gallery 2.

  • Feb 7, 2019
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Fire at local repair shop under investigation

The fire has not been deemed suspicious.

CannaFest announces 2019 headliners

Bret Michaels will be returning to the CannaFest stage

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Snowfall warning for Trans Canada

Environment Canada calls for 15 to 25 cm of snow

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

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.

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.