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In the midst of worldwide record heat, devastating wildfires, droughts, refugee crises, and torrential rains and flooding, some particular disturbing headlines have hit the news. “Planet at risk of heading towards irreversible 'hothouse' conditions” the CBC announced. Similar...
The “mid-life crisis” is a well-known phenomenon, often involving snazzy new sports cars, extra-marital affairs, or other impulsive and rash departures from the norm. Could sexual dissatisfaction be fueling such attempts to spice up their lives?  Middle-aged readers, if you’...

Regional News

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary remains active in at a Level one support to wildfire response in the region a media release said Thursday.

RDKB staff said fires affecting communities within the RDKB, including Midway, Grand Forks, Rossland and Christina Lake, have grown over the last 24 hours, at times significantly.

“(There are) 80 addresses are on Evacuation Alert in...

The missing woman from Cranbrook has been found. 

Louise Baxter, 52, who has been missing since Sunday August 12, has been located following an extensive search initiated when she failed to return from a short walk in Jumbo Pass. 

RCMP in the East Kootenay said Baxter had been on a hike with friends and had ventured out with her dog for a break. Police said when she failed to...

In a media release, the provincial government wants to make sure B.C. drivers pay ICBC premiums that more fairly and accurately reflect the risk they represent on the roads.

ICBC’s current rate structure is more than 30 years old. It is built around insuring the vehicle rather than the driver and allowing discounts to drivers despite multiple crashes. Combined, this has resulted in...