Marvin Beatty

Castlegar Rebels #10-Darnell Dyck (right) was a thorn in the side of Trinity Western Spartans' goaltender Harry Fredeman all night

Saints shutout Spartans in style

A 6-0 win against the visiting Trinity Western Spartans on Saturday was a clinical display of hockey by the Selkirk Saints.

Castlegar Rebels #10-Darnell Dyck (right) was a thorn in the side of Trinity Western Spartans' goaltender Harry Fredeman all night
Castlegar Rebels Logo

Rebels hard work pays off with back-to-back road trip wins

Rebels take two on the road and will enjoy a five-day break before their schedule sees them alternating home and away games.

Castlegar Rebels Logo
Castlegar Rebels #14-Matt Reed put this shot in plus one other but his team fell to the Osoyoos Coyotes 6-3 in Castlegar on Friday

‘Yotes howl past Castlegar Rebels

Rebels almost bounce back from three-goal deficit but Osoyoos Coyotes take control in third period on Friday, Nov. 1.

Castlegar Rebels #14-Matt Reed put this shot in plus one other but his team fell to the Osoyoos Coyotes 6-3 in Castlegar on Friday
A two-vehicle collision in front of the Chevron station on Columbia Avenue in Castlegar on Sunday

No injuries reported in two-car collision Sunday morning

Driver of sedan attempting left onto Highway 3 on-ramp and pulled in front of a small pickup, according to RCMP.

A two-vehicle collision in front of the Chevron station on Columbia Avenue in Castlegar on Sunday
Heavy equipment in the Ootischenia Doukhobor Cemetery on Waterloo Road is no cause for concern

Cemetery work maintenance, not desecration

RCMP attended Ootischenia Doukhobor Cemetery on Waterloo Road Thursday, after receiving a complaint of heavy equipment at work.

Heavy equipment in the Ootischenia Doukhobor Cemetery on Waterloo Road is no cause for concern
Goaltender Carson Pottle makes a save during soccer practice at Twin Rivers Park on Tuesday

New soccer president sees exciting times ahead

David Grantham, owner of M&M Meat Shops in Castlegar, became president of the Castlegar Youth Soccer Association on Oct. 21.

Goaltender Carson Pottle makes a save during soccer practice at Twin Rivers Park on Tuesday
A rainbow crosswalk at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops

Castlegar Council Briefs: Oct. 21, 2013

Highlights from the regular City of Castlegar council meeting held Monday, Oct. 21.

A rainbow crosswalk at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops
(L - R): Jan Wright

Local businesses celebrate Small Business Week in Castlegar

Kootenay Career Development Society hosted a Business-to-Business event at their Castlegar office on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

(L - R): Jan Wright
Rebels forward #16-Aaron Petten suffered a broken ankle in a game in Kelowna against the Chiefs on Saturday

Rebels split pair of away games while one player splits bone

Forward Aaron Petten could be out six to eight weeks with a broken ankle after crashing into the boards in Kelowna.

Rebels forward #16-Aaron Petten suffered a broken ankle in a game in Kelowna against the Chiefs on Saturday
Staff of Kootenay Savings Credit Union

Jumpstart benefits from Kootenay Savings staff generosity

Payroll deductions presented to Castlegar Jumpstart coordinator on Credit Union Day.

Staff of Kootenay Savings Credit Union
Take-A-Hike Foundation students in grades 10 to 12 volunteered their time working on the food gardens at Blueberry Creek Community School on Thursday

Take a Hike helps out at Blueberry Creek

Nine students enrolled in the Take a Hike program volunteered their time at Blueberry Creek Community School on Thursday.

Take-A-Hike Foundation students in grades 10 to 12 volunteered their time working on the food gardens at Blueberry Creek Community School on Thursday
Castlegar firefighters (L-R back) Ray Hackett

Fire Safety House an important learning tool for youngsters

Blueberry Creek Community School students learn fire safety from miniature home.

Castlegar firefighters (L-R back) Ray Hackett
A mobile home in Genelle

Couple escapes fire and provides details on events

Joy Roshinsky says she and her husband Ron got themselves out of their burning Genelle home on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

A mobile home in Genelle
A fire at Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park in Genelle completely destroyed this home on Tuesday

Fire in Genelle destroys mobile home

Two people inside at the time of the blaze were helped away from the blaze by neighbours.

A fire at Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park in Genelle completely destroyed this home on Tuesday
Castlegar Rebel #16-Aaron Petten plays the puck away from a reaching #12-Aaron Dunlap during a KIJHL game against the Nelson Leafs on Saturday

Rebels take down Nelson Leafs in double overtime

The Castlegar Rebels extended their winning streak to three games after beating the league-leading Nelson Leafs on Saturday.

Castlegar Rebel #16-Aaron Petten plays the puck away from a reaching #12-Aaron Dunlap during a KIJHL game against the Nelson Leafs on Saturday
Selkirk Saints captain # 27-Logan Proulx scored twice in a 5 - 0 shutout of the visiting Victoria Vikes in BCIHL action in Castlegar on Friday

Selkirk Saints shutout visiting UVic Vikes

Saints improve to 2 - 0 on young BCIHL season after an impressive performance on home ice Friday, Oct. 11.

Selkirk Saints captain # 27-Logan Proulx scored twice in a 5 - 0 shutout of the visiting Victoria Vikes in BCIHL action in Castlegar on Friday
Al Cummings from Castlegar prepares to tee off at the Canadian Special Olympics Golf championships at the UBC course in Vancouver. Cummings was named to Team BC

Castlegar golfer finishes 7th at Special Olympics National Tournament

Coach Ben Postmus proud of performance of Al Cummings at national tourney held in Vancouver.

Al Cummings from Castlegar prepares to tee off at the Canadian Special Olympics Golf championships at the UBC course in Vancouver. Cummings was named to Team BC
The City of Castlegar has announced the appointment of Sam Lattanzio to the position of Deputy Fire Chief for the Castlegar Fire Department effective Nov. 4

City of Castlegar Fire Department promotes from within

Sam Lattanzio will start as Deputy Fire Chief for the Castlegar Fire Department effective Monday, Nov. 4.

The City of Castlegar has announced the appointment of Sam Lattanzio to the position of Deputy Fire Chief for the Castlegar Fire Department effective Nov. 4
Castlegar Rebel #12-Diego Bartlett slides a puck past Grand Forks goaltender Kai McDonald during a 6-2 drumming of the Border Bruins in Castlegar on Tuesday

Rebels tie Leafs while crushing Bruins 6 – 2 at home

The Castlegar Rebels have moved into a tie with the Nelson Leafs in the KIJHL Neil Murdoch Division after an impressive win at home Tuesday.

Castlegar Rebel #12-Diego Bartlett slides a puck past Grand Forks goaltender Kai McDonald during a 6-2 drumming of the Border Bruins in Castlegar on Tuesday
Castlegar's newest city councillor Florio Vassilakakis

New Castlegar councillor takes oath of office

Florio Vassilakakis sworn in as Castlegar's newest councillor Monday, Oct. 7 after a decisive win in last month's by-election.

Castlegar's newest city councillor Florio Vassilakakis