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Beware: spring tick season has arrived

Pet owners be aware: Spring is here and so is tick season.

RDCK corrects recreation survey numbers

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is apologizing for an error and any confusion caused.

MLA Katrine Conroy back to work, waiting on final election results

The final count for the election isn’t in yet, but MLA Katrine Conroy is already back at work.

Castlegar United Church to celebrate affirming motion

On June 4 the Castlegar United Church will celebrate its choice to become an affirming church.

Castlegar Hospice encourages residents to create advance care plan

The Castlegar Hospice is encouraging anyone over 18 years old to start their advance care planning.

Dirt bikes damaging trails in Castlegar area

The Castlegar Parks and Trails Society is concerned about damage being done to area trails.

BReaking boards for justice


Breaking boards for justice


Mayor Chernoff breaks a board


FIre Truck ladder


Rossland student places third in Junior Dragons Den Championship

A Rossland Summit School student placed third in this year’s Junior Dragons Den.

High snow and water levels in West Kootenay mean increased risk of flooding

Increased snow pack and water saturation levels prompt call to be prepared for flooding.

Council Briefs: Castlegar council makes anti-discrimination declaration

Council renews cultural agreements, hears gallery challenge and meets Miss Castlegar participants.

Truck hit by falling tree in Robson

A tree fell and struck a truck on Broadwater Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Water washes away section of Highway 3 at Paulson Pass

A major washout on Highway 3 east of the Paulson Bridge is expected to affect traffic for some time.

Castlegar RCMP issue warning after several suspicious incidents

Police are urging residents to be cautious as they are investigating a rash of break and enters.

UPDATE: UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted

Correction of BC Elections transcription error means neither NDP or BC Liberal likely to flip seats

Financial assistance available for Kootenay flooding victims

Disaster Financial Assistance is available to eligible British Columbians in the Kootenay region.

  • May 11th, 2017

McHappy Day raises nearly $3,200 for Castlegar seniors

The Castlegar McDonald’s raised nearly $3,200 for a local seniors’ program on McHappy Day.

Deadline approaching for Castlegar Citizen of the Year nominations

The May 18 deadline is fast approaching for submitting nominations for this year’s Citizen of the Year Award.

Castlegar Complex proposed plans made easy to understand

“This building can be a place that brings people together as opposed to just being about recreation.”

Conroy re-elected in Kootenay West

The Canadian Press made the call after only 14 of 79 polls reported.

B.C. elementary and high school students elect NDP government

B.C. students elected an NDP majority with a Green Party opposition in the Student Vote BC 2017.

Smoke from prescribed burn will be visible near Kaslo

BC Wildfire Service personnel will be conducting a prescribed burn in the Mt. Buchanan area.

  • May 9th, 2017