Bob Keating

CBC reporter covering the Kootenays

Bob Keating is an award winning reporter who runs the CBC Nelson bureau.

Latest from Bob Keating

Lawsuit alleges Revelstoke city councillor sexually assaulted high school student in 2014

Cody Younker, a city councillor in Revelstoke, B.C., was a volunteer at the time with a program that took teenagers on overnight and day hikes.

RCMP identify dead man as suspect in roadside killings near Creston, B.C.

RCMP in B.C.'s southern Interior have identified a man found dead Thursday as the suspect in the killings of two people who were stabbed at a roadside pullout Wednesday.

B.C. teen embarks on unlikely pandemic collaboration with The Flaming Lips

Nell Smith of Fernie, B.C., struck up an unlikely friendship with the famously flamboyant singer of the Grammy-award-winning band before the pandemic. Then, in the spring, she found herself recording with the band.

Calls to terminate Columbia River Treaty spark concern after 2 years of negotiations

Canada and the U.S. have been renegotiating the 56-year-old treaty, which regulates the flow of the Columbia River. Now a Washington state congressman is calling on the president to terminate the agreement, considered to be a model of international cooperation on hydropower development.

Drama teacher comes up with pandemic plan for high school actors in Nelson, B.C.

Students from LV Rogers High School will bring drama to backyards in the West Kootenay city.

Trial of B.C. Mountie accused of manslaughter wraps and goes to the jury

The case of a Castlegar RCMP constable who shot and killed a man during an attempted traffic stop is now before the jury.

Man says his firing from a Kootenay sawmill was racially motivated

A Black Canadian fired from his job at a sawmill believes he was dismissed due to his race.

B.C. hockey team to keep Indigenous logo with approval from nearby First Nation chief

After receiving consent from a local First Nation, the Rossland Warriors will continue to use a logo that features an Indigenous symbol.

'I can't sleep here anymore': B.C. couple worries home will slide into river, as bank continues to wash away

A couple from the Slocan Valley is worried their retirement home is about to slide down a 40 metre bank, and they may have to walk away from it.

City offering to buy out 80 Grand Forks homeowners 2 years after floods

Grand Forks was deluged with so much water the army was called in to help. Now, the city is buying out residents like Muriel Neale. It's hired a company to appraise, negotiate and draw up offers for about 80 homeowners.