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There is currently no limit on the amount of cannabis shops that can operate in Castlegar. File photo

Cannabis operators propose limit on number of pot shops in Castlegar

Cannabis operators said six pot shops in the city is already too many

There is currently no limit on the amount of cannabis shops that can operate in Castlegar. File photo
The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley

Dog attack seriously injures young boy in Castlegar

Despite investigating the incident, city staff aren’t confirming if the dog has been put down

The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley
The temporary access road to the parking lot will be located along Highway 3B. Photo: City of Rossland

Red Mountain to open temporary parking lot near Topping Chair this season

The parking lot will aim to reduce congestion at base of resort and mitigate threat of COVID-19

The temporary access road to the parking lot will be located along Highway 3B. Photo: City of Rossland
The fire department will train five more members in the coming months. Photo: Ootischenia Fire Department

New faces coming to the Ootischenia Fire Department

The department has already received numerous firefighting applications

The fire department will train five more members in the coming months. Photo: Ootischenia Fire Department
Seventy bags of items were dropped off at the school during the two days. Photo: John Boivin

Stanley Humphries graduates raise $3844 from bottle drive

Fifty students came together over two days to collect and sort the items

Seventy bags of items were dropped off at the school during the two days. Photo: John Boivin
The crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photoThe crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photo

RCMP looking for driver who walked away from accident on Highway 3A

The crash dragged down a power pole across the highway

The crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photoThe crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photo
The pool currently has a maximum occupancy of 36 people. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Castlegar pool reopens to the public with reduced capacity

People are asked to wear swimsuits to the complex with change rooms temporarily closed

The pool currently has a maximum occupancy of 36 people. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Barrass want to be the first to donate to the project. Photo: Connor Trembley

Castlegar man who helped build Hwy 3 wants to see Jordan’s Cabin rebuilt post-blaze

Lorne Barrass spent hours inside the cabin having coffee, lunch with construction workers

Barrass want to be the first to donate to the project. Photo: Connor Trembley
The bears have been spotted near Millennium Park in Castlegar. Photo: Jennifer Small

Three bears rummage through unsecured garbage, food in Castlegar

WildSafeBC reminds residents to properly store attractants away from bears

The bears have been spotted near Millennium Park in Castlegar. Photo: Jennifer Small
The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government

Woman drives vehicle into water near Upper Arrow Lake ferry

The ferry had to temporarily suspend its operations due to the incident

The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government
Six candidates are running in the Kootenay West riding. File photo

Here’s where to vote in upcoming B.C. election for Castlegar area residents

Multiple polling locations have been announced for general election day

Six candidates are running in the Kootenay West riding. File photo
New wheelchair-accessible trail built near Seven Summits Trail

New wheelchair-accessible trail built near Seven Summits Trail

The trail includes wheelchair-accessible washroom and ramp to Booty’s Cabin

New wheelchair-accessible trail built near Seven Summits Trail
Tourists reported staying in the Castlegar area longer this summer. File photo

Number of tourists to Castlegar Visitor Centre down 50 per cent this year

Despite decline, the centre has seen increase in number of regional visitors

Tourists reported staying in the Castlegar area longer this summer. File photo
Sales have dropped considerably at some Castlegar restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Sales down considerably at some Castlegar restaurants

Restaurants have reported sale losses between 17 to 50 per cent during COVID-19 crisis

Sales have dropped considerably at some Castlegar restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes

New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes

Peter Beckett was found guilty of murdering his wife 10 years ago

New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes
Power was restored to customers around 2:54 p.m. (Shutterstock)

Around 2,400 people temporarily lose power in Castlegar

Fortis BC crews haven’t determined the cause of the outage yet

Power was restored to customers around 2:54 p.m. (Shutterstock)
(L to R) Nick Ahlefield, Jordan Thomas, Jason Twizell, Nathan Mitchel. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department

Castlegar Fire Department members raise $1300 for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Members climbed the Cobra Climb Stairs in Castlegar as part of virtual fundraiser

(L to R) Nick Ahlefield, Jordan Thomas, Jason Twizell, Nathan Mitchel. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department
The stairs have reopened to the public. Photo: City of Castlegar

Cobra Stairs in Castlegar reopen to public

A tree fell on the roof of the stairs earlier this month

The stairs have reopened to the public. Photo: City of Castlegar
Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season

Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season

The camp looked a little different this year due to COVID-19 protocols

Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season
A section of the road was temporarily closed for thirty minutes. Photo: Connor Trembley

Section of Arrow Lakes Drive temporarily closed Tuesday due to downed line

Motorists were driving over the cable without knowing if it was electrified

A section of the road was temporarily closed for thirty minutes. Photo: Connor Trembley