Current Affairs &

Local News

Tune into our latest Kootenay Morning interviews covering local news, current affairs, and culture.

Kootenay Morning with Zaynab Mohammed

Zaynab Mohammed talks to KM about her latest project called "Are You Listening, a one-woman show" and her upcoming performance at Nelson Museum and Archives.

Kootenay Morning with Richard Metzner

Richard Metzner of the Kootenay Blues Society tells us about Rick Estrin and the Nightcats – the latest hot blues band they're bringing to Nelson and Balfour.

Kootenay Morning with Leeza Perehudoff

Leeza Perehuddoff of Selkirk Innovates talks with KM about their State of the Basin report on Kootenay water.

Kootenay Morning with Niallan Collier

The Kootenay Swim Club Head Coach Niallan Collier provides details on the club and registering young swimmers for the winter swim club.

Kootenay Morning with Senator Kim Pate

Senator Kim Pate visited refugee camps in Syria to meet Canadians stranded there. She joined KM to talk about her experience and the current situation.

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If you’re looking for a quick mix of local news and interviews with Kootenay newsmakers, neighbours, insiders, and the odd star… make sure to tune into KCR’s flagship current affairs program Kootenay Morning. This popular show runs seven times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8am and 5pm and Sunday at 8am) 

Kootenay Morning is hosted by passionate (and entertaining) volunteers with three segments/interviews per hour.

Kootenay Morning has become a hub for local businesses and organizations to stop by and share their news and announcements and is a show loved and celebrated by our listeners.

For example, the news show offers on-going coverage of the Nelson Leafs championship playoff run…and regular updates from Kootenay Morning’s cast of correspondents including cannabis pro Velvet Kavanaugh, conservative pundit Stephen Harris and his Beyond Bumper Stickers commentary, and many of the region’s top reporters with in-depth news from throughout the West Kootenay. Tune in to Kootenay Co-op Radio for all your local news from all over. From the heart of Nelson, to the ends of Kootenay Lake or New Denver, CJLY will cover it all!