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Castlegar Recreation facility rental fees increasing

Facility rental fees for the Castlegar District Community Complex Arena will be increasing.

McCormick Creek fire evacuees going home

McCormick Creek fire evacuees will be able to return home as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

RDCK sending out Castlegar Complex upgrade surveys

Surveys will arrive in mail boxes soon about proposed renovations to the Castlegar Community Complex

BC Ferries reports record-breaking traffic for first quarter

Vehicle traffic was the highest it’s ever been, and passenger traffic is the highest it’s been in over 20 years for the months of April, May and June.

City of Castlegar hires new CAO

Chris Barlow, current director of transportation and civic works will be the new CAO.

Three new judges appointed in B.C., two senior judges reappointed

Senior judges will serve B.C.-wide, new judges head to Penticton, Kelowna and Kamloops

Canada Day flag raising


    Inclusive affirmation


      Stanley Humphries Secondary School Graduation 2017


        YVR Launches Ambassador Dog Program
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        Locally penned book delivers memories of a survivor

        Vera Barisenkoff has written Mankiya: A Memoir, the story of her aunt Mary Evdokimoff’s life.

        Castlegar organizations offering affordable housing get CBT retrofit grants

        Two orgs running subsidized affordable housing in Castlegar received energy retrofit grants.

        Habitat for Humanity opening building supplies store in Castlegar

        Habitat for Humanity Southeast B.C. will open a ReStore at 4400 Minto Rd. soon.

        Abbotsford artist wins big in condom wrapper design contest

        Mouat grad Cassidy Luteijn’s pair of designs earn high grades from judges

        Fire chief briefs Castlegar council on assistance given at McCormick Creek

        Four firefighters and one fire engine were deployed Saturday to assist with wildfire near Salmo B.C.

        Reducing fire danger in West Arm Park

        Nelson’s water supply originates in the park and is vulnerable to fire

        North Shore Evacuation Alert rescinded

        The Alert covered properties between Sitkum Creek and Crescent Bay

        • Aug 16th, 2017

        Birds foul up Pond 1 at Castlegar’s Millennium Park

        Millennium Park’s Pond 1 will remain closed while efforts are made to encourage waterfowl to move on.

        West Kootenay Regional Airport study gives hope of improving reliability

        Airport study has come back and Castlegar Mayor Lawrence Chernoff is quite pleased with the results.

        B.C. highway sees snow in summer

        Weeks of hot and dry weather ended by a hailstorm in Little Fort

        Rain slows Nelson area wildfires

        The Harrop Creek fire received 10 to 15 mm of rain over the weekend

        Cannings saddles up to ride across the riding

        South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP will ride his bicycle across the riding from Aug. 22 to Aug. 30.

        • Aug 14th, 2017

        Evacuation Alert for North Shore Nelson

        The alert covers Sitkum Creek to Crescent Bay

        • Aug 12th, 2017

        Lightning starts two fires northeast of Nelson

        Air tankers are working both fires Saturday evening