Betsy Kline

Plans for the new Castlegar Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre building. Image: Cover Architectural Collaborative

Castlegar Chamber launches fundraising campaign for new building

Mercer Celgar has donated $500,000 towards high-tech boardroom

Plans for the new Castlegar Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre building. Image: Cover Architectural Collaborative
Castlegar fire chief Sam Lattanzio at the school after looking for the gas leak in 2019. Photo: John Boivin

Smell of gas detected 3 times in 10 days at Castlegar Primary School

District investigating the cause, teachers’ union concerned

Castlegar fire chief Sam Lattanzio at the school after looking for the gas leak in 2019. Photo: John Boivin
Winners from the 2020 contest. Photo: City of Castlegar

Make Castlegar merry and bright and win prizes

Join the Merry and Bright contest and light up Castlegar

Winners from the 2020 contest. Photo: City of Castlegar
Police seized drugs and weapons from an Ootischenia residence on Nov. 23. Photo: Submitted

Stabbing altercation in Ootischenia results in seizure of drugs, weapons

Two men sustained stabbing injuries in incident early Tuesday morning

Police seized drugs and weapons from an Ootischenia residence on Nov. 23. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar Rebels goalie recognized as KIJHL star of the week

Ethan Lawczynski earned three wins for his hometown against Nelson, Grand Forks and Beaver Valley

Photo: Jennifer Small
About 500 people came to the Cenotaph in Castlegar to commemorate Remembrance Day on Nov. 11. Photos: Betsy Kline

PHOTOS: Castlegar remembers

Highlights and video from Castlegar’s Remembrance Day ceremony

About 500 people came to the Cenotaph in Castlegar to commemorate Remembrance Day on Nov. 11. Photos: Betsy Kline
The Michaud Creek wildfire as it reaches the boundary of the Kutasewich property. Submitted photo

‘I had to do it’: A Castlegar couple’s fight to save their property from wildfires

The Michaud Creek fire devastated the area surrounding the Kutasewich family’s Arrow Lakes property

The Michaud Creek wildfire as it reaches the boundary of the Kutasewich property. Submitted photo
Black Press file photo

West Kootenay rainfall well above average in October

There were 17 days of measurable precipitation in October

Black Press file photo
This map from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control shows new COVID-19 cases for the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 6.

Low COVID-19 case counts continue across West Kootenay

The region saw 26 new cases last week

This map from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control shows new COVID-19 cases for the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 6.
Even the Castlegar Fire Department trucks are getting into the Movember spirit. Photo: CFD

Castlegar firefighters join Movember challenge

The CFD Stachemasters will be growing mustaches all month

Even the Castlegar Fire Department trucks are getting into the Movember spirit. Photo: CFD
Three dead mule deer were found near Castlegar. Black Press file photo
Three dead mule deer were found near Castlegar. Black Press file photo
Castlegar Search and Rescue was among this year’s Kootenay Savings Credit Union Care Wear recipients. Photo submitted by CSAR

Castlegar groups among recipients of Kootenay Savings Care Wear grants

Castlegar Search and Rescue one of the beneficiaries

Castlegar Search and Rescue was among this year’s Kootenay Savings Credit Union Care Wear recipients. Photo submitted by CSAR
Jessica Kluckert (seen here with her partner Devin Wescott) is facing a long recovery after a head-on collision Oct. 25. Photo: Submitted

Victim in head-on collision near Genelle facing long recovery

On Oct. 25, a Kia crossed the centre line of Hwy 22 and struck Jessica Kluckert’s Honda

Jessica Kluckert (seen here with her partner Devin Wescott) is facing a long recovery after a head-on collision Oct. 25. Photo: Submitted
Community Harvest Food Bank volunteer Val Field loading a truck with donated items. Photo: submitted

Castlegar food bank gearing up for winter

Find out how you can help

Community Harvest Food Bank volunteer Val Field loading a truck with donated items. Photo: submitted
(Black Press Media stock photo)

RCMP investigating rash of thefts in mid-town Castlegar

Truck theft, break and enters, and thefts from vehicles all happened Between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2

(Black Press Media stock photo)
A conceptual drawing of a new housing and art gallery relocation proposal in downtown Castlegar. Image: City Spaces Consulting

Opinion: Do we really want more housing in Castlegar?

We can’t demand more housing and then complain about every development proposal

A conceptual drawing of a new housing and art gallery relocation proposal in downtown Castlegar. Image: City Spaces Consulting
The Castlegar Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle incident Monday morning. Photo: CFD
The Castlegar Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle incident Monday morning. Photo: CFD
Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held in Castlegar at the Cenotaph on Nov. 11. Photo: Betsy Kline

Remembrance Day ceremony plans for Castlegar

Ceremony will take place at the Kinsmen Park Cenotaph

Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held in Castlegar at the Cenotaph on Nov. 11. Photo: Betsy Kline
Photo: Leigh Akselson
Photo: Leigh Akselson

Favourite fall photos from Castlegar readers

Check out these local photos

Photo: Leigh Akselson
Photo: Leigh Akselson
This map from the B.C Centre for Disease Control shows new COVID-19 cases for the week of Oct. 17 to 23.

COVID-19 cases continue to decline across West Kootenay

The region saw 29 new cases from Oct. 17 to 23

This map from the B.C Centre for Disease Control shows new COVID-19 cases for the week of Oct. 17 to 23.