Betsy Kline

The Castlegar Fire Department’s 40th annual toy drive got a head start in September during the Castlegar Golf Club’s Christmas in September event. Photo: Castlegar Golf Club Facebook

Castlegar Fire Dept. toy drive happening Saturday

Drop off toys at A&W on Dec. 10

The Castlegar Fire Department’s 40th annual toy drive got a head start in September during the Castlegar Golf Club’s Christmas in September event. Photo: Castlegar Golf Club Facebook
The mystery money is headed to a local non-profit that benefits seniors. File photo
The mystery money is headed to a local non-profit that benefits seniors. File photo
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
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FAITH: A lesson from the wise old bird

A column for Castlegar pastor Junior Spooner

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Nine black bears were destroyed in the Castlegar area in 2022. Photo: Submitted

Nine bears destroyed in Castlegar this year

Wildsafe reported to Castlegar council last week

Nine black bears were destroyed in the Castlegar area in 2022. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar Rescue 1 dispensing foam onto a vehicle fire Dec. 1. Photo: CFD

Castlegar firefighters extinguish vehicle fire at Castle Wood Village

Thursday morning fire in downtown Castlegar

Castlegar Rescue 1 dispensing foam onto a vehicle fire Dec. 1. Photo: CFD
Twin Rivers Community Choir. Photo: Janelle Ellis

Twin Rivers Community Choir sings in the season

Castlegar concerts will take place Dec. 9 - 10

Twin Rivers Community Choir. Photo: Janelle Ellis
Castlegar Hospice Society executive director Suzanne Lehbauer invites everyone to leave a message for a loved one at the society’s Celebrate a Life display. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar Hospice launches Celebrate a Life campaign

Memorial tree and holiday display at the Super 8 Hotel

Castlegar Hospice Society executive director Suzanne Lehbauer invites everyone to leave a message for a loved one at the society’s Celebrate a Life display. Photo: Betsy Kline
A zoning amendment has been requested for this property to allow a cannabis production facility. Image: City of Castlegar

Cannabis production company asks Castlegar for a zoning amendment

Company proposes to build a cannabis production facility near Blueberry

A zoning amendment has been requested for this property to allow a cannabis production facility. Image: City of Castlegar
An emergency exercise took place at the West Kootenay Regional Airport on Nov. 23. Photo: Betsy Kline

Mock bombing exercise prompts fast response at Castlegar airport

Emergency exercise at West Kootenay Regional airport

An emergency exercise took place at the West Kootenay Regional Airport on Nov. 23. Photo: Betsy Kline
A sentencing hearing for Sasha Prokaski was held in Castlegar on Nov. 23. File photo

Crown asks for 8 year sentence in Castlegar teen stabbing case

Sasha Prokaski pleaded guilty to the charges earlier this year

A sentencing hearing for Sasha Prokaski was held in Castlegar on Nov. 23. File photo
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Sculpturewalk celebrating with Night of Fire

Free, family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10

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Communities in Bloom volunteers and judges toured Castlegar in July. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar shines at national Communities in Bloom Awards

Castlegar takes bronze in grand champions category

Communities in Bloom volunteers and judges toured Castlegar in July. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
About 40 per cent of Castlegar’s residents are religious. File photo

CENSUS 2021: Religion on the decline in Castlegar

Census data shows 40% of Castlegar residents claim a religious association

About 40 per cent of Castlegar’s residents are religious. File photo
The Grateful Table provided food for the Kootenay Rockies Tourism conference. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar event wows tourism conference participants

Kootenay Rockies Tourism AGM and Conference was held in Castlegar

The Grateful Table provided food for the Kootenay Rockies Tourism conference. Photo: Submitted
An emergency exercise will take place at the West Kootenay Regional Airport this week. Photo: Betsy Kline
An emergency exercise will take place at the West Kootenay Regional Airport this week. Photo: Betsy Kline
Julie Higgins has earned a Gold Medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar voice student wins B.C. Gold Medal

Julie Higgins received a Gold Medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music

Julie Higgins has earned a Gold Medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Photo: Submitted
The Castlegar Refugee Committee held an International Cultural Festival on Nov. 13 at the Castlegar Community Complex. More than 500 people attended the event that showcased dozens of cultures represented in Castlegar. The event raised more than $4000 to assist in efforts to bring a Myanmar refugee family to Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline

PHOTOS: Celebrating Castlegar’s cultural diversity

International Culture Festival raises funds for refugee family

The Castlegar Refugee Committee held an International Cultural Festival on Nov. 13 at the Castlegar Community Complex. More than 500 people attended the event that showcased dozens of cultures represented in Castlegar. The event raised more than $4000 to assist in efforts to bring a Myanmar refugee family to Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline
The Castlegar Rebels took on the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on home ice Sept. 29. Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar Rebels make coaching change

Head coach Arnie Caplan is out, assistant coach serving as interim coach

The Castlegar Rebels took on the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on home ice Sept. 29. Photo: Jennifer Small