Craig Lindsay

Katrine Conroy (third from left) enjoys some holiday snacks and conversation with constituents at her open house on Thursday. With Conroy (from left) are Jen Kardash

Despite snowy conditions, Conroy open house popular

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy held an open house at her office in Castlegar on Thursday.

Katrine Conroy (third from left) enjoys some holiday snacks and conversation with constituents at her open house on Thursday. With Conroy (from left) are Jen Kardash
Nelson Leafs forward Bryce Nielsen gets held up by Rebels forward Darren Mederios in Wednesday night’s action at the Nelson Community Centre.

Rebels thrash league leading Leafs in Nelson

In a pre-Christmas battle of KIJHL titans in Nelson on Wednesday, the Castlegar Rebels came out firmly on top beating the Leafs 6-1.

Nelson Leafs forward Bryce Nielsen gets held up by Rebels forward Darren Mederios in Wednesday night’s action at the Nelson Community Centre.

Teacher’s union looking for more input into possible school closures

KCTU president Andy Davidoff says the teachers as well as CUPE members and DPAC are being left out of the process.

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Vandalism plagues downtown businesses in Castlegar

Vandalism continues to be problematic for several downtown businesses.

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Trish Dehnel

Carbon neutral Castlegar leads off council briefs

Castlegar city council briefs from Monday, December 17th, 2012.

Trish Dehnel
Brenden Heinrich scores for Castlegar against Grand Forks.

Rebels win big over GF at home

The Castlegar Rebels defeated Grand Forks 6-1 at home in their last home game before the Christmas break.

Brenden Heinrich scores for Castlegar against Grand Forks.
Castlegar Chamber of Commerce president Stuart Ady introduces new chamber executive director Tammy Verigin-Burk.

New Castlegar Chamber of Commerce executive director ready for challenge

New Chamber of Commerce executive director Tammy Verigin-Burk was officially introduced on Thursday (Dec. 13)

Castlegar Chamber of Commerce president Stuart Ady introduces new chamber executive director Tammy Verigin-Burk.
Summer Monkman and Linsey Schuepfer of Twin Rivers Elementary show off their final science projects.

Twin Rivers grade 7s show off science projects

Grade 7 students at Twin Rivers Elementary School showed off their final science projects on Tuesday in the school's gym.

Summer Monkman and Linsey Schuepfer of Twin Rivers Elementary show off their final science projects.
Councillor Kevin Chernoff near the Minto Road turn off.

Councillor waits to meet with Ministry staff over road concerns

The Ministry of Transportation has completed work on the Minto Road and Columbia Avenue (Highway 22) intersection by The Brick.

Councillor Kevin Chernoff near the Minto Road turn off.
The home team J.L. Crowe Hawks battle Rossland on Saturday at their tournament.

SHSS Bulldogs finish third at Crowe tournament

The girls basketball team from Stanley Humphries Secondary in Castlegar played at a tournament at J.L. Crowe in Trail this weekend.

The home team J.L. Crowe Hawks battle Rossland on Saturday at their tournament.
Stuart Walton of the Rebels looks to pass the puck in front to Diego Bartlett during Saturday's game at the Castlegar Complex.

Castlegar Rebels mid-season report

The Castlegar Rebels finished second in the Neil Murdoch division last season and second overall in the KIJHL

Stuart Walton of the Rebels looks to pass the puck in front to Diego Bartlett during Saturday's game at the Castlegar Complex.
Stuart Walton of the Rebels looks to pass the puck in front to Diego Bartlett during Saturday's game at the Castlegar Complex.

Rebels claw back for home tie against Golden Rockets

Things were not looking good for the Castlegar Rebels during Saturday home game against the Golden Rockets.

Stuart Walton of the Rebels looks to pass the puck in front to Diego Bartlett during Saturday's game at the Castlegar Complex.
Castlegar firefighters and A&W staff combined to make the 2012 Toy Drive the best ever.

Castlegar shows holiday spirit at A&W Toy Drive

Castlegar Firefighters and A&W staffers showed their holiday spirit on Saturday with the annual Toy Drive at Castlegar A&W.

Castlegar firefighters and A&W staff combined to make the 2012 Toy Drive the best ever.
Castlegar Rebels forward Diego Bartlett is ready for action in a recent game.

Rebels blow two goal lead in BV, fall 5-3

The Castlegar Rebels lost 5-3 in Beaver Valley Friday night after giving up a 2-0 lead.

Castlegar Rebels forward Diego Bartlett is ready for action in a recent game.
Alyssa Christianson of the Stanley Humphries Bulldog stop the Rossland player on the way to the hoop in Friday's game in the J.L. Crowe tournament in Trail.

SHSS junior Bulldogs advance to semi-finals at Crowe tournament

The Stanley Humphries Secondary junior girls basketball team moved on to the semi-finals of the J.L. Crowe tournament in Trail this weekend.

Alyssa Christianson of the Stanley Humphries Bulldog stop the Rossland player on the way to the hoop in Friday's game in the J.L. Crowe tournament in Trail.
Tammy Verigin-Burk and Stuart Ady.

Castlegar Chamber of Commerce holds AGM/Christmas mixer

The Castlegar Chamber of Commerce held its annual general meeting and Christmas mixer on Thursday (Dec. 14) at the recreation centre.

Tammy Verigin-Burk and Stuart Ady.
Board and staff members of the Castlegar and District Community Services Society gathered for a holiday open house on Wednesday (Dec. 12) at their office.

Castlegar and District Community Services hosts Christmas open house

The Castlegar and District Community Services Society (CDCSS) held their Christmas open house on Wednesday

Board and staff members of the Castlegar and District Community Services Society gathered for a holiday open house on Wednesday (Dec. 12) at their office.
The Stanley Humphries Secondary (in gold) senior girls team faces off against the host David Thompson Secondary in tournament action on Saturday in Invermere.

SHSS senior girls face tough competition in Invermere tournament

The Stanley Humphries Secondary School senior girls basketball team played their first tournament of the year last weekend

The Stanley Humphries Secondary (in gold) senior girls team faces off against the host David Thompson Secondary in tournament action on Saturday in Invermere.
Els Hyrniw of Mount Sentinel drives past Emma Lloyd of SHSS during Tuesday's scrimmage game at Stanley Humphries Secondary in Castlegar.

SHSS and Mount Sentinel grade 8 girls battle to draw

The Stanley Humphries Secondary School bantam (grade 8) girls basketball team played their first game of the season on Tuesday

Els Hyrniw of Mount Sentinel drives past Emma Lloyd of SHSS during Tuesday's scrimmage game at Stanley Humphries Secondary in Castlegar.
SD20 board chair Darrel Ganzert.

Local PACs get chance to meet with trustees regarding possible Castlegar school closure/reconfiguration

School District 20 (Kootenay-Columbia) held their regular board meeting on Monday at Blueberry Creek Community School.

SD20 board chair Darrel Ganzert.