ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care

B.C. NDP and Green Party look to subsidize daycare costs while the B.C. Liberals aim to add spaces

Clark talking tough on timber in Maple Ridge mill

But NDP say Clark slow on issue after U.S. duties suddenly slapped on lumber

Physiotherapy could help combat B.C.’s opioid crisis: report

A provincial association says physio is a non-pharmaceutical adjunct to prescribed opioids

Smoke show results in vehicle impound on Columbia

Castlegar RCMP impounded a vehicle after the driver was ticketed for stunting.

UPDATE: Christy Clark says province will buy lumber to protect B.C. mills

Ruling finds subsidies in lumber from Tolko, Canfor and West Fraser, duties apply to all mills

UPDATED: Rescued pups have a new lease on life

The BC SPCA has removed 30 animals from a breeder in Lillooet

BReaking boards for justice


Breaking boards for justice


Mayor Chernoff breaks a board


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B.C. Greens would raise taxes, run deficits

Green leader Andrew Weaver releases costing for sweeping promises

Bountiful trial testimony continues on day 3

Record keeping key to mainstream Mormon faith says church history expert

ELECTION 2017: Union backing revives donor debate

Steelworkers paying for NDP campaign staff, Christy Clark targeted for corporate cash

UPDATE: Fatal crash closes Highway 97 near Quesnel

Reports from the scene indicate one person was killed in an accident involving a bus, a tractor and a car

VIDEO: Elizabeth May hits the Kootenays

Nelson Rod and Gun Club hosted packed rally for Kim Charlesworth

Castlegar Council looking into allowing carriage houses

A motion was passed by council requesting staff look into allowing carriage homes in Castlegar.

Investigation says toxin killed the Vancouver aquarium’s beluga whales

Qila and Aurora died just nine days apart in November 2016

New Castlegar fire truck arrives

The long-awaited new fire truck has finally arrived in Castlegar.

Kootenay West candidates weigh in on health care

The first in a three-part Q&A with Kootenay West candidates. First round: health care.

Castlegar McDonald’s answers seniors SOS with fundraisers

A Castlegar support program for seniors that is in danger of closing after losing its primary funding source will be receiving a temporary boost thanks to Castlegar McDonald’s.

Castlegar councillors headed to Japan

Council approved sending three council members to visit Castlegar’s sister city of Embetsu, Japan.

A deep dive into Castlegar’s financial plan

A look at major expenses and features included in the Castlegar Draft 2017-2021 Financial Plan.