Betsy Kline

RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to an attempted robbery at the Castlegar Bottle Depot. Photo: submitted

Castlegar RCMP searching for suspect in attempted robbery at bottle depot

Suspect demanded money and brandished an edged weapon

RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to an attempted robbery at the Castlegar Bottle Depot. Photo: submitted
Things are busy at the Castlegar and District Library. Photo: Betsy Kline

Visits and loans increase at Castlegar Library

More than 92,000 items checked out in 2021

Things are busy at the Castlegar and District Library. Photo: Betsy Kline
Vote for Castlegar in The Search for B.C.’s Best Small Town. Photo: Betsy Kline

Vote for Castlegar in best small town contest

Castlegar will face off against Fruitvale in round one of the CBC contest.

Vote for Castlegar in The Search for B.C.’s Best Small Town. Photo: Betsy Kline
RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to the Castlegar CIBC robbery on March 11, 2022. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar CIBC robbed Friday afternoon

RCMP seeking help locating suspect

RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to the Castlegar CIBC robbery on March 11, 2022. Photo: Submitted
The West Kootenay Timberwolves took on the Surrey Rebels at the Castlegar Community Complex last season. Photo: Jennifer Small

West Kootenay Minor Lacrosse to host free clinics

First clinic March 12, last one March 30

The West Kootenay Timberwolves took on the Surrey Rebels at the Castlegar Community Complex last season. Photo: Jennifer Small
B.C.’s seniors advocate found a 49-per-cent increase in abuse, neglect and self-neglect cases over the last three-to-five years across the province. Photo: Black Press Media File

Who cares for the caregiver? A Castlegar senior’s struggle to care for her husband

Advocate: Elder abuse and caregiver self-neglect are more common than you think

B.C.’s seniors advocate found a 49-per-cent increase in abuse, neglect and self-neglect cases over the last three-to-five years across the province. Photo: Black Press Media File
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Only two cancelled flights at Castlegar airport in February

West Kootenay Regional Airports adding live flight information displays

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Doukhobor leader J.J. Verigin spoke to the crowd at the Mir Centre for Peace on March 6. Photo: Jennifer Small

Mir Centre hosts gathering for those shaken by Ukrainian conflict

A dialogue for peace was held at the Selkirk College Castlegar campus

Doukhobor leader J.J. Verigin spoke to the crowd at the Mir Centre for Peace on March 6. Photo: Jennifer Small
Rendering of proposed cell tower at 1306 Columbia Avenue. Image: Freedom Mobile

Freedom Mobile proposing three cell towers in Castlegar

Freedom Mobile is hoping to build towers in Castlegar in order to launch a new network

Rendering of proposed cell tower at 1306 Columbia Avenue. Image: Freedom Mobile
Face painting is a popular Spring Fling attraction. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar Spring Fling 2022 cancelled

Short timeline after easing of some restrictions made it challenging to pull everything together

Face painting is a popular Spring Fling attraction. Photo: Betsy Kline
A rendition of a proposed six-storey apartment complex called The Highmark, to be built on 11th Avenue in Castlegar.

Six-storey apartment proposal in Castlegar still progressing

70-unit building planned for 502 11th Avenue

A rendition of a proposed six-storey apartment complex called The Highmark, to be built on 11th Avenue in Castlegar.
Castlegar City Hall. Photo: Kristen Lawson

Committee to review Castlegar council salaries

Bylaw requires review six months prior to municipal elections

Castlegar City Hall. Photo: Kristen Lawson
About 50 people gathered at Castlegar City Hall on Sunday to show support for the people of Ukraine. Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar woman organizes rally as Ukrainian hometown battered by airstrikes

‘Yesterday they were hiding in shelters from missiles’

About 50 people gathered at Castlegar City Hall on Sunday to show support for the people of Ukraine. Photo: Jennifer Small
“Putin, Please Stop Devouring Ukraine and Its Children.” A Message From The Kootenay Columbia Teachers’ Union

Kootenay teachers’ union makes a plea for Ukrainian children

Kootenay Columbia Teachers’ Union: ‘Putin, please stop devouring Ukraine and its children’

“Putin, Please Stop Devouring Ukraine and Its Children.” A Message From The Kootenay Columbia Teachers’ Union
Drawings of a proposed development for 2405 Columbia Avenue. Image: Nexus Development Group

Public hearing set for Columbia Avenue housing development proposal

The City of Castlegar will hold the meeting on March 14

Drawings of a proposed development for 2405 Columbia Avenue. Image: Nexus Development Group
Castlegar council will soon be back to meeting face-to-face. Photo: City of Castlegar Screenshot

Castlegar council returns to in-person meetings

In-person meetings to resume March 7

Castlegar council will soon be back to meeting face-to-face. Photo: City of Castlegar Screenshot
J.J. Verigin Jr. is the executive director of the Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ Doukhobors. Photo: Jensen Edwards (2020)

‘People want peace’: Leader of Canada’s Doukhobors laments Russian invasion of Ukraine

J.J. Verigin Jr. says the Doukhobor community has family on both sides of the conflict’s borders

J.J. Verigin Jr. is the executive director of the Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ Doukhobors. Photo: Jensen Edwards (2020)
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Air Canada resuming flights from Castlegar to Calgary this spring

West Kootenay Regional Airport also receiving $524,000 federal grant to support airport services

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared on Jan. 31 at the Castleview Care Centre. File photo

COVID outbreak at Castleview Care Centre declared over

Two deaths are associated with the outbreak

A COVID-19 outbreak was declared on Jan. 31 at the Castleview Care Centre. File photo
Brian Millar handing over the keys to Nufloors to Zachary Linderman. Photo: Betsy Kline

New owners for Castlegar Nufloors

After 35 years selling flooring Brian and Carol Millar are retiring from NuFloors W Kootenay Carpets

Brian Millar handing over the keys to Nufloors to Zachary Linderman. Photo: Betsy Kline