Craig Lindsay

Charity and Dared Szeles were the big winners of the airfare for two courtesy of Pacific Coastal Airlines at the Hearts Gone Wild fundraising event at Chances Gaming Centre on Saturday.

Hearts Gone Wild a sold-out success

the Hearts Gone Wild fundraising event was another successful venture by the Castlegar Hospice Society

Charity and Dared Szeles were the big winners of the airfare for two courtesy of Pacific Coastal Airlines at the Hearts Gone Wild fundraising event at Chances Gaming Centre on Saturday.
Castlegar's Dallas Sauer in the Studio 58 Theatre Conservatory's production of Spring Awakening.

The play’s the thing for young Castlegar thespian

Growing up in Castlegar, Dallas Sauer dreamt not of playing in the NHL, but instead performing on the silver screen.

Castlegar's Dallas Sauer in the Studio 58 Theatre Conservatory's production of Spring Awakening.
SHSS guard Emma Lloyd brings up the ball against J.L. Crowe's Alexcea Kozler in Wednesday's game at JLC in Trail.

SHSS grade 8’s amazing comeback falls just short

The Rossland Royals were able to hold off Stanley Humphries Secondary grade 8 girls in basketball action.

SHSS guard Emma Lloyd brings up the ball against J.L. Crowe's Alexcea Kozler in Wednesday's game at JLC in Trail.
Saints' Captain Jordan Wood is part of a late game scoring chance versus SFU. In net is Graeme Gordon who was outstanding in a 4-3 loss to the record setting Selkird squad who earned their 13th straight win to start a season

Saints’ Wood named player of the week

Selkirk College Men's Hockey captain Jordan Wood has been selected as the BCIHL Player of the Week.

Saints' Captain Jordan Wood is part of a late game scoring chance versus SFU. In net is Graeme Gordon who was outstanding in a 4-3 loss to the record setting Selkird squad who earned their 13th straight win to start a season

Water Treatment Plant UV upgrade project almost complete

Work on the city of Castlegar's Water Treatment Plant upgrade is expected to be completed by the end of February.

Castle Theatre

Bring on the classics at the Castle Theatre


The Castle Theatre has seen several renovations recently and will soon be showing classic movies and documentaries

Castle Theatre
West Department store owners Susan and Basil McLaren plead their case to Castlegar city council on Monday night as Phil Markin

McLarens must fix broken windows or city will, council says

City of Castlegar council briefs from February 4, 2013 including a decision on the broken windows at West store.

West Department store owners Susan and Basil McLaren plead their case to Castlegar city council on Monday night as Phil Markin
Castlegar Rebels Matt Reed

Skating fun at the rec complex with the Rebels

Castlegar Rebel players hit the ice with local kindergarten kids at the complex.

Castlegar Rebels Matt Reed
Just in time  for Valentine's Day

Hearts Gone Wild event to help hospice

Castlegar and District Hospice Society is hosting the Hearts Gone Wild fundraiser.

Just in time  for Valentine's Day
Jamie Vlanich (#7) puts Castlegar up 3-0 in the first period of Friday's game at the complex.

Rebels move into top spot with big road win over Golden

Bryan Lubin and Travis Wellman scored two goals each to lead the Castlegar Rebels over the Golden Rockets 5-3 in KIJHL action

Jamie Vlanich (#7) puts Castlegar up 3-0 in the first period of Friday's game at the complex.
Retired Armed Forces captain Jerry Flynn (back right) spoke to about 40 people at the Kinnaird Hall Saturday night in Castlegar about the dangers of smart meters.

Former armed forces captain talks to residents about smart meter dangers

Retired armed forces captain Jerry Flynn spoke to a crowd of about 40 people at Kinnaird Hall in Castlegar

Retired Armed Forces captain Jerry Flynn (back right) spoke to about 40 people at the Kinnaird Hall Saturday night in Castlegar about the dangers of smart meters.
Skate party

Castlegar’s first Skate Party a big hit

Castlegar held its first Skate Party on Friday night at the Kinnaird outdoor rinks and close to 100 people came out and had fun.

Skate party
Sarah Elliot of the SHSS Rockers goes for the shot against Grand Forks at the LVR tournament on Friday night.

teBulte leads SHSS Rockers over Grand Forks at LVR tournament

SHSS beat Grand Forks 41-12 at the L.V. Rogers Bomber Invitational in Nelson on Friday.

Sarah Elliot of the SHSS Rockers goes for the shot against Grand Forks at the LVR tournament on Friday night.
Rebecca Liszt of the SHSS Rockers tries to power up to the basket during Thursday's game in Rossland.

Fast break leads SHSS girls past Rossland

SHSS junior and grade 8 girls basketball teams took on Rossland in the Golden City.

Rebecca Liszt of the SHSS Rockers tries to power up to the basket during Thursday's game in Rossland.
Showing off the new EEG testing centre at the Castlegar Health Centre are (front

New EEG service at Castlegar Health Centre opens Feb. 5

Local patients will soon be able to receive Electoencephalography (EEG) diagnostic testing at the Castlegar Health Centre.

Showing off the new EEG testing centre at the Castlegar Health Centre are (front
Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko pleads his case to keep the boundaries as they are to the Federal Election Boundaries Commission in October at the Fireside Inn in Castlegar.

Atamanenko pans tabled boundary changes

The electoral boundary commission tabled its report in the House of Commons on Monday

Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko pleads his case to keep the boundaries as they are to the Federal Election Boundaries Commission in October at the Fireside Inn in Castlegar.
Passmore fire chief Gord Ihlen (in yellow) and an unknown passerby work to rescue a man trapped in his over turned truck in Goose Creek on Sunday.

Local heroes rescue man pinned in flipped truck in Goose Creek

Some local heroes came to the rescue and saved a man pinned upside down in his car in Goose Creek on Sunday afternoon.

Passmore fire chief Gord Ihlen (in yellow) and an unknown passerby work to rescue a man trapped in his over turned truck in Goose Creek on Sunday.
Enjoying family game night at Blueberry Creek School on Tuesday night are (from left) Olivia Newman

Having fun at family game night

Blueberry Creek Community School was the place on Tuesday night for the first of three family game nights.

Enjoying family game night at Blueberry Creek School on Tuesday night are (from left) Olivia Newman

Council approves temporary hours extension for Element events

At the Jan. 21 Castlegar City Council meeting, the Element Club Bar and Grill was granted two temporary changes to their liquor license.

Jackson Garrett of the Selkirk Saints tries to slip the puck past TWU goalie Tim Zwiers during Friday night's game at the Complex.

Saints gear up for tough weekend

Selkirk Saints mens hockey team is preparing for a big weekend of action.

Jackson Garrett of the Selkirk Saints tries to slip the puck past TWU goalie Tim Zwiers during Friday night's game at the Complex.