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The exams were held online due to the COVID-19 crisis. Photo: Arrow Dance Studio Facebook photo

Arrow Dance Studio dancers take home eight awards during recent exam

The Castlegar dancers took the exams through online video due to the COVID-19 crisis

The exams were held online due to the COVID-19 crisis. Photo: Arrow Dance Studio Facebook photo
Both parties are working together to save as much of the camas as possible. File photo

City of Castlegar and plant society hold talks to save camas at Millennium Park

Society says numerous camas could be destroyed if city builds playground in the park

Both parties are working together to save as much of the camas as possible. File photo
A bear sow and two cubs were recently destroyed. Photo: Bill Pennell

Bear sow and two cubs destroyed in Rossland

The bears had recently been breaking into vehicles in the city in search of food

A bear sow and two cubs were recently destroyed. Photo: Bill Pennell
The two firefighters have received their level one and two firefighting certification. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department

Two Castlegar firefighters honoured with nationally-recognized certification

David Blancher and Bart Fyffe have been working for at least three years to achieve certification

The two firefighters have received their level one and two firefighting certification. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department
Three occupants in a vehicle that crashed and burned at Slocan Park on Saturday escaped without injuries. Photo: Phil McLachlan

Three people uninjured following single-vehicle crash along Highway 6

The accident occurred at around 6 a.m. on July 18

Three occupants in a vehicle that crashed and burned at Slocan Park on Saturday escaped without injuries. Photo: Phil McLachlan
The Kokanee Glacier Cabin is the only cabin in the park open this summer. Photo: Rich Landers

Only one of three cabins open this summer in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park

Kokanee Glacier Cabin opened to the public on July 17

The Kokanee Glacier Cabin is the only cabin in the park open this summer. Photo: Rich Landers
The ponds have officially opened to the public. File photo

City of Castlegar opens ponds at Millennium Park

The opening of the pools were delayed this year due to flooding

The ponds have officially opened to the public. File photo
Backyard bees and chickes are now allowed on Castlegar properties. File photo
Backyard bees and chickes are now allowed on Castlegar properties. File photo
Staff said the initiatives will help to recycle more items. File photo

New recycling initiatives launch at Return-It Depot in Castlegar

Staff said initiatives will help to recycle more items

Staff said the initiatives will help to recycle more items. File photo
An archiving project at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre will start sometime next year. File photo

Archive and research project at Doukhobor Discovery Centre coming to fruition

Up to 2,000 items will be able to be archived at facility when project is finished

An archiving project at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre will start sometime next year. File photo
You may find items like these pottery bowls created for the Kootenay Gallery’s Soup for the Cultured Soul event on the new online store. Photo: Betsy Kline

Kootenay Gallery of Art set to launch virtual store on July 16

The store will feature up to 400 items from 20 regional artists

You may find items like these pottery bowls created for the Kootenay Gallery’s Soup for the Cultured Soul event on the new online store. Photo: Betsy Kline
The incident occurred near the pub at around 1:30 p.m.

Large police presence in Castlegar on July 9 involved man peeing on street

Three police officers responded to the incident near the Black Rooster Pub at around 1:30 p.m.

The incident occurred near the pub at around 1:30 p.m.
The two separate incidents occurred in Trail and Salmo. Photo: Connor Trembley

Two search and rescue calls involving children end with happy outcomes

The incidents took place in Trail and Salmo area on July 5 and 6

The two separate incidents occurred in Trail and Salmo. Photo: Connor Trembley
The Doukhobor Discovery Centre was one of the funding recipients. Photo: Lee Orr

Stanley Humphries school graduates donate $7,500 to various organizations

Doukhobor Discovery Centre and food bank are some of the recipients

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre was one of the funding recipients. Photo: Lee Orr
Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan

Traffic finally eases along Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists were stuck for up to six hours in ferry lineups over the weekend

Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan
Portions of the Millennium Park shoreline have been under water, including The Keeper, one of the pieces from Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2018. Pictured skating through a puddle are David, Alison, and Zack Zimmerman. Photos: Jennifer Small

Flooding at Castlegar’s Millennium Park delays opening of swimming ponds

The park’s third pond rose after BC Hydro increased its discharge rates at the Keenleyside Dam

Portions of the Millennium Park shoreline have been under water, including The Keeper, one of the pieces from Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2018. Pictured skating through a puddle are David, Alison, and Zack Zimmerman. Photos: Jennifer Small
It will take a long time to clear the backlog of traffic along the ferry routes. B.C. government photo

Hwy 1 flooding causes massive delays on certain Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists have been waiting around three hours to get on ferries

It will take a long time to clear the backlog of traffic along the ferry routes. B.C. government photo
Motorists can expect to wait hours on some of the routes. B.C. government photo

Hwy 1 flooding causes massive delays on certain Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists have been waiting around three hours to get on ferries

Motorists can expect to wait hours on some of the routes. B.C. government photo
The facility has new exhibits and items available online. (Connor Trembley photo)

Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre expands operations online

The facility also opened back up to the public earlier in June

The facility has new exhibits and items available online. (Connor Trembley photo)
Things will look a little different when the reading program starts next week. Photo: Chelsea Novak

Castlegar Summer Reading Club program set to kickoff

The program will be held online this year due to the COVID-19 crisis

Things will look a little different when the reading program starts next week. Photo: Chelsea Novak