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The Castlegar Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre building is slated for demolition soon. (File photo)

Castlegar Visitor Centre sani-dump closed

Other local options are available

The Castlegar Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre building is slated for demolition soon. (File photo)
Communities in Bloom volunteers and judges toured Castlegar last week. Photo: Submitted

Communities in Bloom judges tour Castlegar

CIB judges inspected everything from city signage to our amazing floral displays

Communities in Bloom volunteers and judges toured Castlegar last week. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar has been issued a heat wave warning for this week. (Shutterstock)

Castlegar cooling spaces open through Saturday

Three centres will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Castlegar has been issued a heat wave warning for this week. (Shutterstock)
RCMP Lights - File Photo

Man dies in two-vehicle/animal collision near Castlegar

The incident happened Tuesday morning

RCMP Lights - File Photo
Screenshot: BC Wildfire Service July 23

Crews making progress on West Kootenay wildfires, but new fire starts

At least 23 fires have started in recent days in the Southeast Fire Centre

Screenshot: BC Wildfire Service July 23
A vehicle incident is affecting traffic on Highway 3 west of Castlegar. Map: DriveBC
A vehicle incident is affecting traffic on Highway 3 west of Castlegar. Map: DriveBC
The City of Castlegar was recognized for its housing planning strategy. Photo: Betsy Kline

City of Castlegar recognized for housing strategy plan

Planning Institute of BC gives Castlegar a Silver Award for Excellence in Policy Planning

The City of Castlegar was recognized for its housing planning strategy. Photo: Betsy Kline
(Black Press file photo)

MONDAY UPDATE: 12 wildfires burning in West Kootenay

At least 23 fires have started in recent days in the Southeast Fire Centre

(Black Press file photo)
This crash occurred near the Castlegar Golf Course in 2020. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department

Castlegar sees increase in vehicle crashes in 2021

Vehicle crashes in the Castlegar area increased in 2021, but still have…

This crash occurred near the Castlegar Golf Course in 2020. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department
A panel of service providers attended the meeting on homelessness for the business community. Photo: Betsy Kline

‘Please, please help us:’ Castlegar business community speaks about struggles with homeless population

Business owners, service providers and city hold meeting to discuss problems and solutions

A panel of service providers attended the meeting on homelessness for the business community. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nina Kutcheruk and her family have recently arrived in Castlegar from Ukraine. Photo: Betsy Kline

Ukrainian family finds refuge in Castlegar

Nina Kucheruk and her family have arrived from Kyiv

Nina Kutcheruk and her family have recently arrived in Castlegar from Ukraine. Photo: Betsy Kline
Vandals damaged a gazebo on the Columbia River. Photo: Submitted

Vandals damage Columbia River gazebo near Castlegar

Columbia Power Corporation is repairing the damage

Vandals damaged a gazebo on the Columbia River. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar’s Park Memorial Cemetery. File photo
Castlegar’s Park Memorial Cemetery. File photo
An invasive species fishing derby will take place July 22-31 on the Columbia River. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar invasive species fishout taking place July 22-31

Fishing derby targeting Walleye and northern pike

An invasive species fishing derby will take place July 22-31 on the Columbia River. Photo: Betsy Kline
Mayor Bob Simpson said the network will move food security away from charity to a more sustainable model. (File photo)

Castlegar food bank sees growing need

Food bank seeing more working people and seniors that are not making ends meet

Mayor Bob Simpson said the network will move food security away from charity to a more sustainable model. (File photo)
Well-known Canadian fiddlers JJ Guy (left) and Gordon Stobbe will be performing July 13 at Kinnaird Park. Photo: Betsy Kline
Well-known Canadian fiddlers JJ Guy (left) and Gordon Stobbe will be performing July 13 at Kinnaird Park. Photo: Betsy Kline
The Castlegar Dodgers minors baseball team. Back row: Coach Devon, Coach Rob, Justin, Roger; middle row: Brodyn, Landon, Griffin, Chett, Brayden, Malia, Liam; front row: Quinn, Ryden, Max. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar Dodgers take first place at tournament

West Kootenay Little League tournament winners are from Castlegar

The Castlegar Dodgers minors baseball team. Back row: Coach Devon, Coach Rob, Justin, Roger; middle row: Brodyn, Landon, Griffin, Chett, Brayden, Malia, Liam; front row: Quinn, Ryden, Max. Photo: Submitted
Goats were employed to help reduce invasive species at the pollinator meadow at the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Photo: Terran Ambrosone

Goats eat away invasive plants at Castlegar pollinator garden

The Butterflyway project brought goats in to help at the Kootenay Gallery garden

Goats were employed to help reduce invasive species at the pollinator meadow at the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
2022 Camp leaders (l-r) Emily, Allison, Maxie, Bryce, Lyla and Tia. Photo: Castlegar & District Recreation Department
2022 Camp leaders (l-r) Emily, Allison, Maxie, Bryce, Lyla and Tia. Photo: Castlegar & District Recreation Department
Rendering of proposed cell tower at 1306 Columbia Avenue. Image: Freedom Mobile

Castlegar council grants concurrence for one Freedom Mobile tower, talks continue on two others

Freedom Mobile has proposed three towers within Castlegar city limits

Rendering of proposed cell tower at 1306 Columbia Avenue. Image: Freedom Mobile