Marvin Beatty

FILE: KIJHL logo.

Castlegar Rebels take Spokane for third straight time

In a back-and-forth afternoon contest that saw Castlegar snag two empty net goals, the Rebels defeated Spokane for the third time this year.

FILE: KIJHL logo.
Castlegar Rebels #2-Aaron Brewer and Columbia Valley Rockies #18-Logan Kerner fight during a KIJHL game in Castlegar on Saturday

Rebels drop heartbreaker and gloves versus Columbia Valley

After storming back late in the third, the Columbia Valley Rockies edged the Castlegar Rebels in overtime on Saturday night.

Castlegar Rebels #2-Aaron Brewer and Columbia Valley Rockies #18-Logan Kerner fight during a KIJHL game in Castlegar on Saturday
Al Cummings and coach Ben Postmus will be attending the Canadian Special Olympics Golf Championships at the UBC course in Vancouver from Oct 2-6. Cummings was named to Team BC along with nine others from around the province to compete at this years national championships.

Castlegar golfer one off the lead in Vancouver

Al Cummings is leading in par-three scoring at the Special Olympics Canada National Golf Tournament.

Al Cummings and coach Ben Postmus will be attending the Canadian Special Olympics Golf Championships at the UBC course in Vancouver from Oct 2-6. Cummings was named to Team BC along with nine others from around the province to compete at this years national championships.
Earthmoving has begun in earnest on the three ponds that will comprise the Millennium Ponds project along the banks of the Columbia River in Castlegar. The project budget is now over $1.5 million dollars.

Construction of Millennium Ponds well underway

Major work on the three naturally-fed ponds is expected to be completed this fall.

Earthmoving has begun in earnest on the three ponds that will comprise the Millennium Ponds project along the banks of the Columbia River in Castlegar. The project budget is now over $1.5 million dollars.
A Castlegar neighbourhood as seen from 37th Street.

Castlegar makes list of Canadian communities set to lead in growth

Local realtor helps explain the appeal of our slice of the Kootenays and why the future looks promising.

A Castlegar neighbourhood as seen from 37th Street.
The Design-A-Mask contest from Bauer and Boston Pizza is now underway.

Team Canada seeks goaltender mask designs

11th annual Bauer and Boston Pizza Design-A-Mask contest looking for a little Canadian artistry.

The Design-A-Mask contest from Bauer and Boston Pizza is now underway.
Curling rocks

Curling season about to sweep into Castlegar

Anticipated start date for league play is Monday, Oct. 21.

Curling rocks
Selkirk Saints captain #27-Logan Proulx put this backhand behind Trinity Western goaltender Harry Fredeman en route to a 5 - 1 Saints win in Castlegar on Saturday

Trinity Western hammered by Saints

Saints get the better of Langley team in back-to-back exhibition games but the Langley squad has big plans in December.

Selkirk Saints captain #27-Logan Proulx put this backhand behind Trinity Western goaltender Harry Fredeman en route to a 5 - 1 Saints win in Castlegar on Saturday
Front row (L-R): Kelly Johnson

Brain injury awareness important for community

A fundraiser in Castlegar on Saturday was also about raising awareness of acquired brain injuries and their often significant impacts.

Front row (L-R): Kelly Johnson
Rebels goaltender Nate Rabbitt reaches for a puck in a game against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Friday

Rebels battle hard in 5 – 3 loss against Beaver Valley

Rebels power play lackluster in hard-fought game versus division rivals.

Rebels goaltender Nate Rabbitt reaches for a puck in a game against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Friday
Bad weather didn't prevent a good turnout for the Taste of Castlegar event held at the Lion's Head Pub in Robson on Saturday

Taste of Castlegar serves up deliciousness

Dining event organized by the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce showcased offerings from local restaurants, breweries and wineries.

Bad weather didn't prevent a good turnout for the Taste of Castlegar event held at the Lion's Head Pub in Robson on Saturday
City of Castlegar

City puts $20k toward Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Many renovations required by popular cultural attraction

City of Castlegar
Castlegar Rebels #14-Matt Reed and #25-Mike Bhatoa hunt for a loose puck in front of Spokane Braves goaltender Lindsey Sciacca during a gme in Castelgar on Saturday

Rebels back on track with three wins in a row

Rebels shaky start all in the past as they jump to the top of their division with three straight wins.

Castlegar Rebels #14-Matt Reed and #25-Mike Bhatoa hunt for a loose puck in front of Spokane Braves goaltender Lindsey Sciacca during a gme in Castelgar on Saturday
Brayden Kupowsky

Air Cadets take to the skies above Trail

Saturday morning gliding experience enjoyed by cadets and media alike.

Brayden Kupowsky
FILE: Properties on 8th Street in Castlegar that may become the future home of a regional hospice facility.

Hospice has a home in Castlegar

The goal of a regional hospice facility based in Castlegar has taken a significant step forward with a land donation from the city.

FILE: Properties on 8th Street in Castlegar that may become the future home of a regional hospice facility.
International music icon Boy George will be performing a DJ set at Element Club in Castlegar on Friday

Boy George: Renaissance Man

Musical icon and global DJ star Boy George will play a DJ set with Marc Vedo in Castlegar at Element Club on Friday, Oct. 4

International music icon Boy George will be performing a DJ set at Element Club in Castlegar on Friday
The proposed routing of the Trans Canada Trail through Castlegar.

Trans Canada Trail finds path through Castlegar

Council approves portion of Trans Canada Trail through downtown Castlegar.

The proposed routing of the Trans Canada Trail through Castlegar.
Michelle Hansen

Restaurant helps raise roofs for Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity charity of choice for this years fundraising efforts from local restaurant.

Michelle Hansen
Travis Ready of the Maulers gets a hit against the Master Batters during a game in the Castlegar Fall Ball Tourney in Castlegar on Friday

SPORTS GALLERY: Master Batters prevail over gritty Maulers team

Castlegar Fall Ball Tourney this weekend at Kinnaird. Games resume Saturday at 8 a.m. and the tourney is a food bank fundraiser.

Travis Ready of the Maulers gets a hit against the Master Batters during a game in the Castlegar Fall Ball Tourney in Castlegar on Friday
An eastbound semi loaded with apples rolled over just after 6 a.m. on Hwy 3 near the off-ramp to Castlegar on Friday

Couple escapes semi rollover on Hwy 3A with minor injuries

Early morning accident blocked off-ramp to Castlegar; crews still dealing with scene hours later.

An eastbound semi loaded with apples rolled over just after 6 a.m. on Hwy 3 near the off-ramp to Castlegar on Friday