Craig Lindsay

Council approves asphalt assessment and capital paving plan

Castlegar city council, on January 7, received the Asphalt Assessment and Capital Paving Plan as information.

Council were back at work on Jan. 7 after the Christmas holidays

Council back at work after holiday break

Briefs from Castlegar city council meeting from January 7th.

Council were back at work on Jan. 7 after the Christmas holidays
The NHL is back after an extended lockout.

To watch or not to watch – an NHL fan’s dilemma

Column on the recently ended NHL lockout by Castlegar News sports reporter Craig Lindsay

The NHL is back after an extended lockout.

Jesus Christ Superstar musical revue coming to Castlegar

Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club's dinner theatre this year will be a musical revue featuring the best of Jesus Christ Superstar

Bryan Lubin on a breakaway against Nelson.

Lubin keys Rebel comeback against Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels fell behind early against the Nelson Leafs, but rallied for the 5-3 win.

Bryan Lubin on a breakaway against Nelson.
Linda Basran of IHA spoke to Castlegar city council on in January under the watchful eyes of local residents who dressed the part of sick and injured families.

Castlegar News best of 2012 – January and February

Castlegar News looks back at the stories that made headlines in January and February of 2012

Linda Basran of IHA spoke to Castlegar city council on in January under the watchful eyes of local residents who dressed the part of sick and injured families.

It’s confirmed – 2012 wettest year ever

With a total of 1,089mm of combined rain and snow, 2012 is now of record as the wettest year in Castlegar

Jeremy McGregor of the Rebels tries to backhand the puck past Spokane netminder Matt Zenzola during tonight's game at the Castlegar Complex.

Rebels cruise to win over Spokane after dominant first period

The Castlegar Rebels were absolutely dominant in the first period of their game tonight (Wednesday) against the visiting Spokane Braves.

Jeremy McGregor of the Rebels tries to backhand the puck past Spokane netminder Matt Zenzola during tonight's game at the Castlegar Complex.
Amber Harper of the Castlegar Welcome Wagon is ready to greet newcomers and new mothers with a lovely gift basket.

Welcome Wagon returns to Castlegar

After a hiatus, Welcome Wagon has returned to Castlegar and the area.

Amber Harper of the Castlegar Welcome Wagon is ready to greet newcomers and new mothers with a lovely gift basket.
Rebel vets Diego Bartlett (#12) and Erik Alden (#26) battle for the puck against Beaver Valley Saturday night at the Castlegar Complex.

Rebs held to one point in weekend battle with BV

While better than zero points, the Castlegar Rebels were certainly hoping for more out of their weekend.

Rebel vets Diego Bartlett (#12) and Erik Alden (#26) battle for the puck against Beaver Valley Saturday night at the Castlegar Complex.

City budget preparations starting soon

Although it's still months away, Castlegar city council is in good shape in regards to next year's budget.

Rebel vets Diego Bartlett (#12) and Erik Alden (#26) battle for the puck against Beaver Valley Saturday night at the Castlegar Complex.

Late goal by Bartlett ties up game for Rebels against BV

The Castlegar Rebels came back from a 6-3 loss Friday in Beaver Valley, to tie the same Nitehawks on Saturday night in Castlegar.

Rebel vets Diego Bartlett (#12) and Erik Alden (#26) battle for the puck against Beaver Valley Saturday night at the Castlegar Complex.
Castlegar Rebels forward Diego Bartlett is ready for action in a recent game.

Nitehawks double up on Rebels behind six points from Calvin

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks beat the Castlegar Rebels 6-3 in KIJHL action on Friday night in Fruitvale.

Castlegar Rebels forward Diego Bartlett is ready for action in a recent game.
Holly Smee has created a hugely popular Facebook events page for Kindness Day.

Local’s Facebook page for Kindness Day creates global interest

A local resident has started up a Facebook page to help bring people together to honour kind acts.

Holly Smee has created a hugely popular Facebook events page for Kindness Day.
Aaron Petten of the Castlegar Rebels brings the puck over the blue line during Friday's game against Fernie at the Castlegar Complex.

Castlegar Rebels set for double header weekend against surging Nitehawks

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks might be the hottest team in the KIJHL right now, while the Castlegar Rebels are coming off a big win.

Aaron Petten of the Castlegar Rebels brings the puck over the blue line during Friday's game against Fernie at the Castlegar Complex.
Castlegar's Lisa Nicole with her new CD It Got Ugly

Castlegar singer Lisa Nicole releases CD

Castlegar's Lisa Nicole has released a five song EP and has had the lead single play on Country radio stations.

Castlegar's Lisa Nicole with her new CD It Got Ugly
B.C. Transplant Society volunteer Robin Tomlin (middle)

Operation Popcorn thanks transplant staff

Volunteers from the B.C. Transplant Society were busy over Christmas delivering popcorn to staff members from various hospitals

B.C. Transplant Society volunteer Robin Tomlin (middle)
Former NHLer Pat Price was on hand at the recent Castlegar charity hockey game.

Former NHLer on hand for charity game

The second annual Christmas Classic charity hockey game went December 22 at 8 p.m. at the Castlegar Community Complex.

Former NHLer Pat Price was on hand at the recent Castlegar charity hockey game.

Meeting regarding downtown businesses goes well, says councilor Rye

Element Club owner Florio Vassilakakis and West's Department Store owners Basil and Susan McLaren were both on hand at a joint meeting

Wednesday saw record snow fall levels in Castlegar.

Wednesday sees record snow levels for December

Any thoughts of Castlegar not having a white Christmas, are pretty much gone by the wayside.

Wednesday saw record snow fall levels in Castlegar.