Castlegar News Staff

Some activities at the Castlegar and District Community Complex require a vaccination card, while others do not. Photo: City of Castlegar

RDCK details its proof of vaccination requirements at Castlegar’s recreation complex

Some activities require vaccination card, others do not

Some activities at the Castlegar and District Community Complex require a vaccination card, while others do not. Photo: City of Castlegar
Clarence Wilkie won $150,000 with a scratch and win ticket. Photo: BCLC

Castlegar man wins $150,000 with scratch and win ticket

Clarence Wilkie purchased the ticket in Castlegar

Clarence Wilkie won $150,000 with a scratch and win ticket. Photo: BCLC
The BC Centre for Disease Control’s latest COVID-19 map for the week of Aug. 29 - Sept 4.

New COVID cases dipped in Castlegar last week

This week’s numbers were released by the BC CDC on Wednesday, Sept. 8

The BC Centre for Disease Control’s latest COVID-19 map for the week of Aug. 29 - Sept 4.
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Air Canada increasing flights at Castlegar airport

Flights from the West Kootenay Regional Airport to Vancouver now available five days a week

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
The Forest Practices Board will be looking at Kalesnikoff Lumber’s practices near Castlegar. File photo

Forest Practice Board to audit Kalesnikoff forest license near Castlegar

The Forest Practices Board (FPB) will be conducting an audit of Kalesnikoff…

The Forest Practices Board will be looking at Kalesnikoff Lumber’s practices near Castlegar. File photo
Castlegar Search and Rescue was called out to help an injured Trail man. File photo

Castlegar Search and Rescue team rescues injured Trail man

The man was off-road motor biking when he was injured

Castlegar Search and Rescue was called out to help an injured Trail man. File photo
The Trozzo Creek fire as seen from Lemon Creek. Photo: Joel Pelletier

West Kootenay wildfires: Trozzo Creek evac order downgraded

The fire near Winlaw is over 5,000 hectares

The Trozzo Creek fire as seen from Lemon Creek. Photo: Joel Pelletier
The Trozzo Creek fire as seen from Lemon Creek. Photo: Joel Pelletier

West Kootenay wildfires weekend update

Winds and lightning may worsen conditions.

The Trozzo Creek fire as seen from Lemon Creek. Photo: Joel Pelletier
Crews working on the Arrow Lake fire complex. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

Planned ignition scheduled for Arrow Lake fires

Controlled burn may happen as soon July 29

Crews working on the Arrow Lake fire complex. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
The Octopus Creek fire seen from Edgewood. Photo: Jeannie Little

Drone interferes with firefighting at Arrow Lakes fires

Michaud Creek, Octopus Creek and other fires in the Arrow Lakes Complex have burned 27,000 hectares

The Octopus Creek fire seen from Edgewood. Photo: Jeannie Little
Residents are asked to not leave their recycling behind if the facility is closed. File photo

Service disruptions expected at RDCK recycling depots in the West Kootenay

Delays caused by fire at Trail recycling plant

Residents are asked to not leave their recycling behind if the facility is closed. File photo
Casinos, such as Chances in Prince Rupert, closed in March 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: K-J Millar

Chances Casino Castlegar reopens Canada Day

Casinos can reopen in step three of B.C.’s restart plan

Casinos, such as Chances in Prince Rupert, closed in March 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: K-J Millar
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Castlegar cancels Canada Day fireworks show

Cancellation due to burning ban

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Some algae is visible at the swimming ponds at Millennium Park. Photo: Betsy Kline

City of Castlegar says Millennium Ponds safe, in spite of algae

Water samples are regularly sent to Interior Health

Some algae is visible at the swimming ponds at Millennium Park. Photo: Betsy Kline
Photo courtesy of Mercer Celgar

Mercer Celgar to install new technology thanks to $4.5 million in federal funds

Project features process to improve fibre processing and address regional fibre availability issues

Photo courtesy of Mercer Celgar
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Air Canada is resuming flights to the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Air Canada to resume Castlegar flights in June

Air Canada will return to the West Kootenay Regional Airport with flights to and from Vancouver

Air Canada is resuming flights to the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Mayor Kirk Duff and Councillor Brian Bogle officially participated in their first council meeting on May 17, 2021. Photo: City of Castlegar Screenshot

Highlights from the May 17 Castlegar council meeting

New mayor and councillor sworn in

Mayor Kirk Duff and Councillor Brian Bogle officially participated in their first council meeting on May 17, 2021. Photo: City of Castlegar Screenshot
Castlegar Youth Action Network will be hosting an online workshop.

Online workshop open to Castlegar youth looking to connect and create

Castlegar Youth Action Network offering program for local youth

Castlegar Youth Action Network will be hosting an online workshop.
Katherine Shearer will be taking over as the SD20 superintendent. Photo: Submitted

SD20 superintendent Bill Ford to retire

Ford will be replaced by Katherine Shearer

Katherine Shearer will be taking over as the SD20 superintendent. Photo: Submitted