Chelsea Novak

Interior Health facilities score high in housekeeping audits

Housekeeping audits for health facilities in the region show most are above the auditor’s benchmark.

Some Castlegar business owners have concerns about minimum wage increase

Castlegar business owners generally support the increases to the minimum wage, but have questions.

Castlegar Rebels readying to meet Nitehawks in playoffs

Castlegar Rebels readying to meet Beaver Valley Nitehawks in playoffs

Over 100 participate in annual fishing derby near Castlegar

118 people participated in Scotties Marina’s 13th Annual Fishing Derby.

UPDATED: Suspected gas leak at Castlegar’s Kootenay Market leads to evacuation

There was a suspected gas leak at the Kootenay Market in Castlegar early Monday afternoon.

Castlegar Rebels defeat Nelson Leafs in physical game

The Castlegar Rebels won against the Nelson Leafs in a physical game on Friday.

Castlegar Complex enhancements proceeding to referendum

Enhancements to the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex will proceed to referendum.

Castlegar residents may hear Celgar drill on Monday

Zellstoff Celgar will be conducting an evacuation drill on Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Castlegar Search and Rescue team aids injured snowmobiler

Members of the local search and rescue team responded to an injured snowmobiler near Goose Greek.

Castlegar City Council plans to look at short-term rental regulations

One councillor says Castlegar should start getting ready with short-term rental regulations.

Central Kootenay Food Policy Council creating regional farm and food directory

The Central Kootenay Food Policy Council is producing a first Central Kootenay Farm Food Directory.

Destination BC’s Highway 3 destination development strategy set to debut

The final draft of a destination development strategy for the Highway 3 corridor is ready.

Junior Dragons’ Den hopefuls should apply soon

The deadline for this year’s Junior Dragons’ Den competition is quickly approaching.

Castlegar Rebels tie with Leafs an emotional lift

The Castlegar Rebels tied against the Nelson Leafs on Saturday after a tough loss to Spokane.

International culture on display in Castlegar

The Castlegar Refugee Project held its International Culture Festival on Monday.

Brilliant talent and culture on display

The Castlegar Refugee Project held its first International Talent Showcase.

Survey says most residents would support full enhancements to Castlegar Complex in referendum

A survey says most residents would support full enhancements to the Complex in a referendum.

Behind the photo of the elk on a snow-covered roof

The bull elk spotted on a rooftop was able to get up there by using snow to climb onto the carport.

Animal hijinks aplenty in the region

Local animals popped up in weird places this week.

Valentine’s market and lunch raises funds for kids’ horse camp

Volunteers for the Horse Association of Central Kootenay served borscht at the Valentine’s Market