Chelsea Novak

FILE — Johnny Strilaeff, Columbia Basin Trust President and Chief Executive Officer (CBT picture)

Columbia Basin Trust announces funding for poverty reduction

The CBT announced $500,000 for up to four community-based poverty reduction projects.

FILE — Johnny Strilaeff, Columbia Basin Trust President and Chief Executive Officer (CBT picture)
Tanner Douglas and the Castlegar Rockets shut out the Golden Rockets 10-0 on Sunday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels second in Neil Murdoch Division

After winning all three of their weekend games, the Castlegar Rebels are now second in the division.

Tanner Douglas and the Castlegar Rockets shut out the Golden Rockets 10-0 on Sunday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Brandon Costa scored the first goal against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks for the Castlegar Rebels Friday night. (Jenn Small)

Castlegar Rebels defeat Beaver Valley Nighthawks first time this season

The Castlegar Rebels are now 1-3 against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks after a win Friday night.

Brandon Costa scored the first goal against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks for the Castlegar Rebels Friday night. (Jenn Small)
Katt Enns (left), a riverfront property owner opposed to a riverfront trail, discussed her concerns regarding the Waterfront Master Plan with City of Castlegar CAO Chris Barlow (right) at the city’s open house on Thursday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar residents divided at waterfront plan open house

The City of Castlegar’s effort to solicit feedback through an open house Thursday night turned tense.

Katt Enns (left), a riverfront property owner opposed to a riverfront trail, discussed her concerns regarding the Waterfront Master Plan with City of Castlegar CAO Chris Barlow (right) at the city’s open house on Thursday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Th boys posed with Mayor Gregor Robertson (left) and their mom and dad after receiving their awards. (Submitted)

Castlegar boys recognized by Vancouver Fire Rescue

Two Castlegar boys have received a commendation from Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services.

Th boys posed with Mayor Gregor Robertson (left) and their mom and dad after receiving their awards. (Submitted)
Ron Norman, author of Slouching Towards Innocence, read from his book and answered audience questions at the Castlegar & District Public Library last Wednesday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Former Castlegar News editor launches first novel

A former Castlegar reporter returned to town to read from his new book at the public library.

Ron Norman, author of Slouching Towards Innocence, read from his book and answered audience questions at the Castlegar & District Public Library last Wednesday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
The Rebels’ Chris Breese scored a hat trick against the Spokane Braves on Friday. (Jenn Small)

Castlegar Rebels roll with big win over Spokane Braves

The Castlegar Rebels defeated the Spokane Braves at the Castlegar Complex on Friday night.

The Rebels’ Chris Breese scored a hat trick against the Spokane Braves on Friday. (Jenn Small)
Priority one and two routes in Castlegar are generally completed 12 hours after the end of a snow storm, depending on snow fall and duration. (Thinkstock)

A winter refresher on the City of Casltegar’s snow removal policy

We offer a reminder about the City of Castlegar’s prioritized snowplow routes.

Priority one and two routes in Castlegar are generally completed 12 hours after the end of a snow storm, depending on snow fall and duration. (Thinkstock)
The Basin Business Advisors Program is putting on a free succession planning workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce. (Thinkstock)

Business advisors program offering free succession planning workshop in Castlegar

Local business owners can attend a free succession planning workshop on Nov. 22.

The Basin Business Advisors Program is putting on a free succession planning workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce. (Thinkstock)
Suzie LaRose at Jagged Edge in Robson is painting moustachioed nails this month to raise money for Movember. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar nail technician painting moustaches for Movember

A local nail technician has invited women to get in on Movember…

Suzie LaRose at Jagged Edge in Robson is painting moustachioed nails this month to raise money for Movember. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Ed Lindsey is seventh in the KIJHL for points. (File photo)

Castlegar Rebels’ winning streak cut short by Nelson Leafs

The Rebels five-game hot streak came to a close when they faced off against the Leafs.

Ed Lindsey is seventh in the KIJHL for points. (File photo)
The Twin Rivers Choir led the singing of “O Canada” at Castlegar’s Remembrance Day celebration. Legion president Bob Brommeland (foreground) was the master of ceremonies. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar celebrated Remembrance Day Saturday

A large crowd gathered at Castlegar’s cenotaph on Saturday to participate in Remembrance Day.

The Twin Rivers Choir led the singing of “O Canada” at Castlegar’s Remembrance Day celebration. Legion president Bob Brommeland (foreground) was the master of ceremonies. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Nina Amelio performed at the Lions Head Pub on Friday night, accompanied by local singer and guitarist Jason Thomas. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar pop singer headed to Hollywood

Amelio’s song “Faded Away” was nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media award.

Nina Amelio performed at the Lions Head Pub on Friday night, accompanied by local singer and guitarist Jason Thomas. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Don Liszt, construction woodwork teacher at Stanley Humphries Secondary School, explained how the portable sawmill and the structure surrounding it came to be. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar’s Stanley Humphries Secondary School celebrates new portable sawmill

Students and teachers at the high school celebrated the opening of the school’s new portable sawmill

Don Liszt, construction woodwork teacher at Stanley Humphries Secondary School, explained how the portable sawmill and the structure surrounding it came to be. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Tanya Laing Gahr, corporate communication advisor for FortisBC, Nicole Bogdanovic, corporate communications advisor, and Becky Richardson, facility planning manager, posed in front of the Kootenay Operations Centre’s history wall, which includes historic photographs and a screen with a digital slideshow. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

New FortisBC facility near Castlegar running waste-free pilot project

The FortisBC facility in Ootischenia is the site of the company’s newest pilot program.

Tanya Laing Gahr, corporate communication advisor for FortisBC, Nicole Bogdanovic, corporate communications advisor, and Becky Richardson, facility planning manager, posed in front of the Kootenay Operations Centre’s history wall, which includes historic photographs and a screen with a digital slideshow. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Robson residents living across from the Interfor sawmill say that in the last five years sound from the mill has become disruptive. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Robson residents want Interfor sawmill to further mitigate noise

Residents living across from the Interfor sawmill say noise from the mill is disrupting their lives.

Robson residents living across from the Interfor sawmill say that in the last five years sound from the mill has become disruptive. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Castlegar CAO Chris Barlow and deputy director of finance Lois Hunter stand with a box representing one cubic meter of water. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

City of Castlegar hears from over 200 residents on water and sewer rates

The City of Castlegar has collected feedback on new water and sewer rates from over 200 residents.

Castlegar CAO Chris Barlow and deputy director of finance Lois Hunter stand with a box representing one cubic meter of water. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)
Castlegar CAO Chris Barlow and deputy director of finance Lois Hunter stand with a box representing one cubic meter of water. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

City of Castlegar looking for feedback on water and sewer rates

Deadline to provide feedback on Castlegar water and sewer rates is Sunday, Nov 12.

Castlegar CAO Chris Barlow and deputy director of finance Lois Hunter stand with a box representing one cubic meter of water. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)
FILE — Castlegar Rebels goaltender Tanner Douglas was congratulated by teammates following his shutout over the visiting Kimberley Dynamiters Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels on fire with two wins over weekend

The Castlegar Rebels built on their hot streak, adding two more wins…

FILE — Castlegar Rebels goaltender Tanner Douglas was congratulated by teammates following his shutout over the visiting Kimberley Dynamiters Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Castlegar News reporter Betsy Kline received a flu shot from Brittany Robinson at Castlegar Community Pharmacy. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Time for your flu shot, Castlegar

With winter setting up shop, it’s time for Castlegar residents to get the flu shot.

Castlegar News reporter Betsy Kline received a flu shot from Brittany Robinson at Castlegar Community Pharmacy. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)