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2 people killed in highway crash near Boston Bar; Highway 1 closed

2 people killed in highway crash near Boston Bar; Highway 1 closed

Highway 1 near Boston Bar is closed in both directions
Canada’s largest marine protected area confirmed off the B.C. Coast

Canada’s largest marine protected area confirmed off the B.C. Coast

133,000 square-kilometre territory protects 47 seamounts and all of Canada’s hydrothermal ocean vents
Ocean Wise label dropped from Alaskan salmon over B.C. concerns

Ocean Wise label dropped from Alaskan salmon over B.C. concerns

Sustainablity designation gone over concerns about ‘interception fisheries’
Glencore closes deal to take over Teck’s steelmaking coal business

Glencore closes deal to take over Teck’s steelmaking coal business

Swiss firm’s takeover of Elk Valley Resources operations made official
Former BC United leadership candidate Michael Lee won’t seek re-election

Former BC United leadership candidate Michael Lee won’t seek re-election

Lee will be taking job as chief strategy officer at UrbanLogiq, an artificial-intelligence company
Historic Vogue Theatre in Fernie up for sale

Historic Vogue Theatre in Fernie up for sale

Dennis and Roxana Djonlich are selling Vogue Theatre after 17 years of ownership
Aristocratic Baker family had ties to the Kootenays

Aristocratic Baker family had ties to the Kootenays

Kootenay settler James Baker helped establish city of Cranbrook, B.C and the Crow's Nest Company, and his family left their mark on the world
Rain not anticipated in B.C. for the next 10 days: BC Wildfire Service

Rain not anticipated in B.C. for the next 10 days: BC Wildfire Service

There were 13,000 lightning strikes recently, which can lead to the potential for holdover wildfires
Canada, U.S. reach agreement to modernize Columbia River Treaty

Canada, U.S. reach agreement to modernize Columbia River Treaty

Canada, U.S. find common ground on core issues to modernize decades-old water management agreement
Wildfire near Peachland is now being 'held'

Wildfire near Peachland is now being 'held'

The fire remains at an estimated 2.6 hectares in size