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Deb McIntosh (right) and her fellow city councillors led the march down Columbia Ave on Wednesday to protest gun violence and show solidarity with students in the U.S. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegarians march against gun violence

Castlegarians showed their support for students in the U.S. speaking out against gun violence.

Deb McIntosh (right) and her fellow city councillors led the march down Columbia Ave on Wednesday to protest gun violence and show solidarity with students in the U.S. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Swollen Members will play the Woods Nightclub in Castlegar on April 1. (Submitted)

Swollen Members are bringin’ it to Castlegar

Vancouver rap group Swollen Members is coming to Castlegar on April 1.

Swollen Members will play the Woods Nightclub in Castlegar on April 1. (Submitted)
Jesse Belley and Tanner Douglas hugged after the Castlegar Rebels lost their second round playoff series to the Nelson Leafs on Monday night. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

UPDATED: Castlegar Rebels lose playoff series to Nelson Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels lost their second-round playoff series against the Nelson Leafs on Monday.

Jesse Belley and Tanner Douglas hugged after the Castlegar Rebels lost their second round playoff series to the Nelson Leafs on Monday night. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Solidarity march for gun control in Castlegar

Solidarity march for gun control in Castlegar

A march to show solidarity with students seeking to end U.S. gun violence will be held Wednesday.

Solidarity march for gun control in Castlegar
The Castlegar Rebels’ Brady Daniels deked out the Nelson Leafs’ Caiden Kreitz to score his team’s second goal of the game on Saturday night. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

UPDATED: Castlegar Rebels win Game 4 to stay in playoffs

The Castlegar Rebels won Game 4 against the Nelson Leafs on Saturday; the series is 3-1 Leafs.

The Castlegar Rebels’ Brady Daniels deked out the Nelson Leafs’ Caiden Kreitz to score his team’s second goal of the game on Saturday night. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
The Castlegar Rebels celebrated Brady Daniels power-play goal in the second period. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels one loss from elimination against Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels are one loss away from elimination after a loss in Game 3.

The Castlegar Rebels celebrated Brady Daniels power-play goal in the second period. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Ryan Piva scores the winning goal in double-overtime for Nelson for the second night in a row seconds after Curt Doyle made the save of the year. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

UPDATED: Rebels down two in series against Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels lost to the Nelson Leafs in overtime for the second night in a row.

Ryan Piva scores the winning goal in double-overtime for Nelson for the second night in a row seconds after Curt Doyle made the save of the year. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
The Nelson Leafs celebrate their overtime winner. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

UPDATE: Castlegar Rebels lose first playoff game against Nelson Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels lost 1-0 against the Nelson Leafs on Tuesday.

The Nelson Leafs celebrate their overtime winner. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Castlegar Rebels goaltender Curt Doyle celebrates the final buzzer with Ren Mason. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

UPDATED: Castlegar Rebels headed to second round of playoffs

The Castlegar Rebels advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a Game 7 victory on Sunday.

Castlegar Rebels goaltender Curt Doyle celebrates the final buzzer with Ren Mason. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Ren Mason celebrated while leaving the ice after the Castlegar Rebels defeated the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Game 6 and forced the series to Game 7. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels push series to Game 7 with win against Nitehawks

The Castlegar Rebels forced the series against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks into Game 7.

Ren Mason celebrated while leaving the ice after the Castlegar Rebels defeated the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Game 6 and forced the series to Game 7. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
This photo was taken at the open house in May. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

The long road to the Castlegar Complex referendum

We wanted to clear up some confusion on what the commission’s process has been so far.

This photo was taken at the open house in May. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)
RCMP West Kootenay Traffic arrested two individuals for the theft of a wallet on Friday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Two arrested for wallet theft in Castlegar

Two people were arrested for the theft of a wallet in Castlegar on Friday afternoon.

RCMP West Kootenay Traffic arrested two individuals for the theft of a wallet on Friday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
There was plenty of traffic in front of Nitehawks goaltender Liam Coulter, but he managed to see through to the play. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar down 3-2 in playoff series

The Castlegar Rebels find themselves one loss away from elimination after a third consecutive loss.

There was plenty of traffic in front of Nitehawks goaltender Liam Coulter, but he managed to see through to the play. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Castlegar RCMP are still investigating a two-vehicle collision that sent one person to the hospital on Thursday. (File photo)

Accident outside Castlegar sends one to hospital

A two-vehicle accident on Highway 3 in the Bombi Pass sent one person to the hospital on Thursday.

Castlegar RCMP are still investigating a two-vehicle collision that sent one person to the hospital on Thursday. (File photo)
FILE — Residents spent time considering the options before hearing a presentation and giving feedback at the “Build Your Own Activity Hub” open house in May 2017. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

Area-by-area referendum could veto current Castlegar complex plan

Proposed enhancements to Castlegar’s recreation complex are proceeding to an area-by-area referendum.

FILE — Residents spent time considering the options before hearing a presentation and giving feedback at the “Build Your Own Activity Hub” open house in May 2017. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)
The Castlegar Rebels try to defend on the power play. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels tied 2-2 in series against Nitehawks after second loss

The Castlegar Rebels are tied 2-2 in the playoff series against the Nitehawks after losing Tuesday.

The Castlegar Rebels try to defend on the power play. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Jacob Nickason from the Castlegar Youth Action Network headed out on Castlegar’s Coldest Night of the Year walk on Saturday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Coldest Night Castlegar raises over $17,000

Castlegar’s first Coldest Night of the Year walk raised over $17,000 for the city’s most vulnerable.

Jacob Nickason from the Castlegar Youth Action Network headed out on Castlegar’s Coldest Night of the Year walk on Saturday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Shawn Campbell scored the Castlegar Rebels second goal of the game against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Friday night, giving the Rebels a one-point lead headed into the second period. (Jenn Small)

Castlegar Rebels win first playoff game against Beaver Valley Nitehawks

The Castlegar Rebels won their first playoff game against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks Friday night.

Shawn Campbell scored the Castlegar Rebels second goal of the game against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Friday night, giving the Rebels a one-point lead headed into the second period. (Jenn Small)
Curt Doyle was awarded the Gerry Lacasse Memorial Trophy at the Castlegar Rebels’ Awards Banquet and Dinner on Thursday night. Left to right: Darlene Schultz, assistant coach Angus Campbell, Doyle, head coach and general manager Bill Rotheisler and assistant general manager Parker Hickey. (Jenn Small)

Rebels celebrate season with awards and dinner

Before heading into the playoffs, the Castlegar Rebels celebrated their regular season.

Curt Doyle was awarded the Gerry Lacasse Memorial Trophy at the Castlegar Rebels’ Awards Banquet and Dinner on Thursday night. Left to right: Darlene Schultz, assistant coach Angus Campbell, Doyle, head coach and general manager Bill Rotheisler and assistant general manager Parker Hickey. (Jenn Small)
Interior Health facilities score high in housekeeping audits

Interior Health facilities score high in housekeeping audits

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

Interior Health facilities score high in housekeeping audits