Marvin Beatty

Chloe Postnikoff

GALLERY: dog show draws people and puppies from Canada and USA

West Kootenay Kennel Club annual dog show attracted hundreds of dog owners and lovers to Castlegar this weekend.

Chloe Postnikoff
Dollar Tree store manager Randy Robertson

New Dollar Tree store in Castlegar celebrates grand opening

On Saturday, Aug. 17 the new Dollar Tree store officially cut the ribbon opening the new store.

Dollar Tree store manager Randy Robertson
Marc Conacher

Award winning B&B hosts business community

Windborne Bed and Breakfast in Robson shows why the world comes though their doors.

Marc Conacher

UPDATED: Winlaw Fire Department back on the job; chief reinstated

The suspension for Fire Chief Jon Wollenberg was lifted during a meeting with RDCK senior staff last night.

ElectroRecycle Ambassadors Stephen Morgan

Big or small, recycle them all

ElectroRecycle Summer Ambassadors promote more recycling of small household appliances and old power tools.

ElectroRecycle Ambassadors Stephen Morgan
Katrine Conroy

NDP releases MLA expense reports

Expense report shows wide range from NDP MLAs in B.C.

Katrine Conroy
Students from Castlegar and Embetsu

Embetsu and Castlegar exchange students enjoy tour of Castlegar

Twinning arrangement with our sister city in Japan opens the world up to youth.

Students from Castlegar and Embetsu
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UPDATE: Winlaw Fire Chief suspended; crews not responding to calls

Regional Fire Chief Terry Swan said plans coming today to deal with unfolding situation

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A proposed bike skills park at Millennium Park in Castlegar should have features similar to this one in Rossland.

Bikes, Billboards and Building Permits

Highlights from the regular City of Castlegar council meeting held Monday, Aug 12

A proposed bike skills park at Millennium Park in Castlegar should have features similar to this one in Rossland.
Laurie Wiltsey and her dog Maggie in front of the coffee shop she now runs

Make Tracks for Maggie’s Mug

Castlegar coffee shop under new ownership and has something for all tastes.

Laurie Wiltsey and her dog Maggie in front of the coffee shop she now runs
Castlegar Rebels: team logo.

Rebels make key trades; coach Dorrans looks to the future

Castlegar Rebels make deals for three players in exchange for two veterans

Castlegar Rebels: team logo.
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RDCK appoints Winlaw resident as fuel spill recovery manager

Regional Fire Chief Terry Swan says Nelle Maxey has "the trust and confidence" of area residents.

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An RCMP member looks at a damaged SUV on Hwy 3 about seven kms west of Castlegar on Sunday

No injuries in SUV vrs deer on Hwy 3 near Castlegar

Deer collision west of Castlegar Sunday morning a reminder to keep alert for fast-moving wildlife.

An RCMP member looks at a damaged SUV on Hwy 3 about seven kms west of Castlegar on Sunday
FILE: A Castlegar tire truck.

Sunday morning vehicle fire for Castlegar Fire Department

No one inside vehicle found burning on Blueberry Road near Fairview

FILE: A Castlegar tire truck.
Dam City Rollers skater Pantsoff

GALLERY: Roller Derby doubleheader at Selkirk

Finals for the West Kootenay Roller Derby season almost set after four teams wowed the Castlegar crowd on Friday.

Dam City Rollers skater Pantsoff
Mike Defosse

Castlegar Food Bank in for a good day

Community Harvest Food Bank received early morning donation of over $1000; we'll have another update on a local fundraiser this afternoon.

Mike Defosse
FILE: Castlegar's Dam City Rollers

Doubleheader derby action tonight at Selkirk College

Four teams will be vying for a place in the September finals tonight in Castlegar

FILE: Castlegar's Dam City Rollers
Summer ambassadors for the BC Used Oil Management Association and Tire Stewardship BC visited Castlegar on Wednesday

Every drop matters with oil recycling

University students travelling province with the goal of increasing collection rates for used oil, antifreeze and tires.

Summer ambassadors for the BC Used Oil Management Association and Tire Stewardship BC visited Castlegar on Wednesday
The Concerts in the Park series welcomed (left to right): Barb Sinclair

Four-piece bluegrass and country talent at Concerts in the Park

Toe-tapping tunes at Kinnaird Park on Wednesday just another in a series of great shows.

The Concerts in the Park series welcomed (left to right): Barb Sinclair
Sisters Netta Zeberoff and Toinya Fominoff

Heartfelt reflections of Hiroshima expressed in Castlegar

68 years ago Hiroshima, Japan was levelled by an atomic bomb. A commemoration was held yesterday at the Mir Centre for Peace.

Sisters Netta Zeberoff and Toinya Fominoff