Craig Lindsay

Pot grow-op busted near Castlegar

The outdoor growing site contained 77 marihuana plants which were ready for harvest.

Lincoln Lane (No. 4) of Grand Forks gets ready for a possible rebound as the puck flies towards Rebel goalie Patrick Zubick in the first period of Sunday's game.

Newton leads Bruins over Castlegar 4-2

Max Newton had two goals and two assists to lead the Grand Forks Border Bruins over the visiting Castlegar Rebels 4-2

Lincoln Lane (No. 4) of Grand Forks gets ready for a possible rebound as the puck flies towards Rebel goalie Patrick Zubick in the first period of Sunday's game.
Penticton’s Marshall Neufeld was in Grand Forks recently meeting local Conservatives.

Penticton realtor announces candidacy for Conservatives in MP race

Marshall Neufeld, a former Parliamentary aid to Stockwell Day, announced recently that he will join the MP race.

Penticton’s Marshall Neufeld was in Grand Forks recently meeting local Conservatives.
Top (from left) Emilie teBulte

SHSS Bulldogs rally back for big wins at West Kootenay playdowns.

Team makes a strong statement, closing season on a high note

Top (from left) Emilie teBulte
Sam Brown (left) poses with Legion Zone Commander Bill McGuire after Brown received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal on Feb. 19.

Local Legion legend receives Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal

Sam Brown received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal from Royal Canadian Legion Zone Commander Bill McGuire

Sam Brown (left) poses with Legion Zone Commander Bill McGuire after Brown received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal on Feb. 19.
More than 20 exhibitors were on hand to meet with job seekers at Selkirk College for the BC Job Fair on Thursday (Feb. 21).

Local job fair helps employers and job seekers find each other

Selkirk College hosted over 20 different exhibitors at the "B.C. Jobs Start Here" Job Fair on Thursday (Feb. 21) at the school.

More than 20 exhibitors were on hand to meet with job seekers at Selkirk College for the BC Job Fair on Thursday (Feb. 21).
Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko (right) presents Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal on Monday at council.

Castlegar mayor receives Queen’s Jubilee Medal

Council briefs include mayor receiving medal, LED lights, roof rejection and Wests' windows.

Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko (right) presents Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal on Monday at council.
Delta Ice Hawk Ryan Procyshyn has signed with the Selkirk Saints for next season.

Saints sign high scoring Delta d-man

The Selkirk College Saints Men’s Hockey program is pleased to announce a commitment from defenceman Ryan Procyshyn.

Delta Ice Hawk Ryan Procyshyn has signed with the Selkirk Saints for next season.
Residents at the Community Forum for the city of Castlegar's budget open house on Monday.

Low turnout for city budget open house

Only about 15 people showed up Monday afternoon for an open house at the Community Forum on the city's five year financial plan.

Residents at the Community Forum for the city of Castlegar's budget open house on Monday.
Selkirk Saints' forward Cody Fidgett looks to shoot the puck against Eastern Washington goalie Jason Greenwell.

Saints fall to Eastern Washington after clinching league title

The Selkirk College Saints fell flat the next day in the return match-up, losing 5-1.

Selkirk Saints' forward Cody Fidgett looks to shoot the puck against Eastern Washington goalie Jason Greenwell.
Castlegar Rebels head coach Steve Junker (middle) presents the team MVP award to Erik Alden (left) and Stuart Walton at Sunday night's award banquet.

Castlegar Rebels hand out awards

The Castlegar Rebels held their annual awards banquet Sunday night at Mulligan's Restaurant at Little Bear Golf Club.

Castlegar Rebels head coach Steve Junker (middle) presents the team MVP award to Erik Alden (left) and Stuart Walton at Sunday night's award banquet.
Move a Thon

Community on the move for Lion’s Move A Thon

Groups and individuals came out in force Saturday morning for the 3rd annual Castlegar-Selkirk Lion's Club Move-A-Thon

Move a Thon
From the penalty box to the top shelf - Aaron Petten scores the Rebels first goal at Saturday's game against Rebelstoke at the Castlegar Complex.

Rebels finish regular season with 5-0 thrashing of Leafs

The Rebs beat Nelson for the second straight night; this time 5-0 at the Nelson Community Centre.

From the penalty box to the top shelf - Aaron Petten scores the Rebels first goal at Saturday's game against Rebelstoke at the Castlegar Complex.
Rebekah Liszt of SHSS goes for shot against Rossland in the first game of the SH junior girls tournament on Friday.

SHSS off to strong start at home tournament

The Stanley Humphries Secondary Rockers got off to a good start in their home tournament on Friday.

Rebekah Liszt of SHSS goes for shot against Rossland in the first game of the SH junior girls tournament on Friday.
Darren Medieros of the Castlegar Rebels goes for the deke on Nelson netminder Marcus Beesley in the first period of Friday's game at the complex.

Rebels clinch first place overall after 3-2 win over Nelson

The Castlegar Rebels have clinched first place in the entire KIJHL after a hard-fought 3-2 win over Nelson

Darren Medieros of the Castlegar Rebels goes for the deke on Nelson netminder Marcus Beesley in the first period of Friday's game at the complex.
This year's Troll Loppett goes Feb. 24 at Mud Lake near the Paulson Summit.

Fun and participation the key for Troll Loppett

The warm weather may make the area look like summer is near, but up on the hills and mountains, there is plenty of snow.

This year's Troll Loppett goes Feb. 24 at Mud Lake near the Paulson Summit.
School District #20 trustees debate what to with Castlegar Primary at a special board meeting at Twin Rivers Elementary School in Castlegar Wednesday night (Feb. 13).

Castlegar Primary stays but will likely merge with Twin Rivers

School District #20 trustees voted yes on second reading of a bylaw which would effectively merge Castlegar Primary and Twin Rivers.

School District #20 trustees debate what to with Castlegar Primary at a special board meeting at Twin Rivers Elementary School in Castlegar Wednesday night (Feb. 13).
Beaver Valley's Dallas Calvin

Rebels prepare for Leafs after clinching first place

The Castlegar Rebels picked a good time for a great weekend. The Rebs knocked off the surging Beaver Valley Nitehawks twice in a row,

Beaver Valley's Dallas Calvin
SHSS forward Rachael teBulte gets ready to shoot over Grand Forks defender Shayla Plotnikoff during Tuesday's game at SH.

SHSS juniors and seniors knock off GF

Both Stanley Humphries Secondary girls teams were ungracious hosts to Grand Forks on Tuesday evening

SHSS forward Rachael teBulte gets ready to shoot over Grand Forks defender Shayla Plotnikoff during Tuesday's game at SH.
Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko (right) with senator JoAnne Buth at the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary forum last week in Vladivostok

Atamanenko returns from Russia with hope after forum

Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko returned to Castlegar recently after a week in Russia as a member of the Asia Pacific Forum.

Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko (right) with senator JoAnne Buth at the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary forum last week in Vladivostok