Lorne Eckersley

For six years, Andrew Stolz ran on mountain trails in the company of his beloved German Shepherd, Topaz. (Photo submitted)

$1,000 reward offered after B.C. dog dies of strychnine poisoning

Topaz, a German Shepherd, collapsed while out on a run with her owner

For six years, Andrew Stolz ran on mountain trails in the company of his beloved German Shepherd, Topaz. (Photo submitted)
Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site using portable sensors to monitor air quality outside of the Columbia Brewery Company in Creston, British Columbia due to a suspected ammonia leak. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

B.C. brewery evacuated due to suspected ammonia leak

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site.

Creston Fire Rescue personnel and equipment are on site using portable sensors to monitor air quality outside of the Columbia Brewery Company in Creston, British Columbia due to a suspected ammonia leak. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

This is the Life: Jumbo is a downhill business decision

When I dipped into media coverage of the B.C. government’s approval of the Jumbo Glacier Resort ski development...

This is the Life: The will of the people?

What is most surprising about Monday’s election results is that no one I know predicted that our political landscape would end up resembling the polarized American one more than ever before. At least on the surface...

Federal candidates face off in Creston forum

Creston Valley residents got a firsthand glimpse of four of the five Kootenay Columbia federal election candidates at Prince Charles Theatre on April 15...