New transformer arrives at Fernie substation
7 hours ago
It was a landmark day for the construction of Fernie’s new substation on Tuesday, June 27. The substation’s new 25 mega-volt amp (MVA) transformer arrived on site and workers began work to move the 31,000-kilogram beast onto a concrete pad prepared for it. The custom-made transformer was manufactured in Korea and shipped...
ICE take Swiss forward, Slovakian Dman in Import Draft
11 hours ago
The Kootenay ICE selected a Swiss forward and a Slovakian defenseman in the 2017 C-H-L Import Draft this morning. The club picked Gilian Kohler, from Biel, Switzerland third overall. The 17-year-old collected nine goals and 51 points as part of EHC Biel in Junior Elite A last season. The 5’10”, 172-pound...
Cranbrook sells old fire hall
12 hours ago
The City of Cranbrook has sold the former downtown Fire Hall to a local business group for $195,000. The building on 11th Avenue South will get a new lease on life, after being on the market for nearly two years. Mayor Lee Pratt says the sale will help bring new energy into the community "If its sitting there...
Volunteers wanted as search for orphaned Fernie moose continues
13 hours ago
Time is of the essence in the search for an orphaned moose calf in Fernie. This from local wildlife rescuer Colleen Bailey who is leading efforts to locate the young animal whose mother was killed 10 days ago. The search area is between the Lizard Creek bridge west of the city and the road up to Fernie Alpine resort. Bailey...
ICE select 3rd overall in CHL Import Draft Wednesday
16 hours ago
The Candian Hockey League's Import Draft goes Wednesday morning. The two-round draft will take place online with the order of selection rotating through each of the CHL’s three league. The WHL's Kootenay ICE will pick third overall, following the QMJHL’s Moncton Wildcats and the OHL's Barrie Colts who hold the...
Podium finishes for EK wakeboarders in Alberta
Jun 27, 2017
It was another big weekend on the water for four local riders at the Waterski and Wakeboard Alberta (WSWA) Wake Tour 2 in Pine Lake, Alberta. Isaac Hockley put in a solid set en route to a first place in Men’s Semi Pro Surf while his wife Gabby Hockley snagged first place in Women’s Pro Surf after completing a flawless...
ICE's Fleury, Davis selected in NHL Draft
Jun 26, 2017
A pair of Kootenay ICE players had their name read out at the NHL draft in Chicago this weekend. ICE captain Cale Fleury was selected 87th overall by the Montreal Canadiens. The 18 year old defenceman had 38 points in 70 games this past season. Fleury talked to The Drive FM last week after the NHL Combine,...
Banditas looking for better outcome in second tournament
Jun 23, 2017
The Cranbrook Banditas women's baseball team is looking to get under the win column after their first taste of competition. The Banditas are heading back to Sicamous this weekend for their second tournament of the season. Coach Dave Lacasse says they're still testing the waters in their inaugural season but they're...
Bandits 'A' shorthanded heading to Libby tourney
Jun 22, 2017
More challenging opponents lie ahead for the Cranbrook Bandits 'A' team. The team is in Libby, Montana for the annual Big Bucks Tournament where they will take on the Moscow Blue Devils, Sandpoint, and Northern Lakes. The ball club is currently riding a six game losing streak. Head coach Paul Mrazek believes things...
Kimberley's du Toit begins pro golf career in BC
Jun 21, 2017
Jared du Toit has begun his PGA Canada pro career in his home province. The Kimberley native fished second among Canadians and tied for ninth overall at the GolfBC Championship in Kelowna. Just one week prior du Toit participated in his first Mackenzie Tour tournament in Victoria. The young golfer says he was...
UBC Okanagan researcher calculates possibility of time travel
1 hour ago
Ben Tippet has come up with a mathematical formula he believes could help develop time travel. The University of British Columbia math and physics instructor says we can use curvature and space time to let a person transport to another...
WATCH: SUV hits and knocks down flagger in Burnaby
1 hour ago
WARNING: Video contains disturbing images.
Global News Hour at 6: Jun 28
1 hour ago
Watch Global News Hour at 6 with Chris Gailus and Sophie Lui for Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
Fort St. John invites John Horgan to town to discuss resource projects
3 hours ago
With the the possibility of an NDP government now very real, the City of Fort St. John is inviting party leader John Horgan to discuss the future of the Site-C dam and other projects.
City in crisis: Homelessness and drug use on the streets of Penticton
4 hours ago
"It's not just someone sleeping in a sleeping bag in the corner. It's people setting up camp there with a needle sticking out of their arm," Mayor Andrew Jakubeit said.
Old Mosaic Stadium memorabilia set for online auction
5 hours ago
Rider Nation will be able to buy their little piece of history next week. Memorabilia from the old Mosaic stadium will be up for an online auction starting July 5.
Motorists reminded to take caution on the highways this July long weekend
5 hours ago
As Saskatchewan’s seatbelt law turns 40, officials are reminding the public of some simple safety on the highways this long weekend.
CTrains stopped, employees evacuated from business after suspicious package found
5 hours ago
Officers were called to the scene in the 600 block of 36 Street N.E. at about 3:30, for reports a package had been dropped at the location.
Officials cautiously optimistic for future of beluga whale rescued from N.B. river
6 hours ago
Officials involved with the rescue of a wayward beluga whale earlier this month in northern New Brunswick are cautiously optimistic for its future.