Marvin Beatty

City of Castlegar logo.

Castlegar by-election set for Saturday, September 14

Resignation of Russ Hearne means another local will compete for council seat

City of Castlegar logo.
Train cars loaded with wood chips.

Politicians on the stump over wood chip deal

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy displeased about secretive, "sweetheart" wood chip deal

Train cars loaded with wood chips.
(L-R) Kaelum Smith (6)

Summer rocks at Supercat Studios

Castlegar recording studio offering summer rock camps

(L-R) Kaelum Smith (6)
A profile of former Castlegar resident and NHL player Shawn Horcoff hangs on the Wall of Fame at the Community Complex in Castlegar. Horcoff was traded to the Dallas Stars on Friday

Oilers trade Shawn Horcoff to Dallas Stars

Trade for former Castlegar resident and NHL star made official on July 5, 2013.

A profile of former Castlegar resident and NHL player Shawn Horcoff hangs on the Wall of Fame at the Community Complex in Castlegar. Horcoff was traded to the Dallas Stars on Friday
Castlegar Aquanauts pose for a team photo at the Community Complex in Castlegar July 4

Getting the Castlegar Aquanauts together

Team photo on July 4 reveals a high energy group of swimmers

Castlegar Aquanauts pose for a team photo at the Community Complex in Castlegar July 4
City of Castlegar workers Anna Apel

Castlegar dugouts get a facelift

Fresh paint brightens up ball fields at the Castlegar Community Complex

City of Castlegar workers Anna Apel
Tom Gaglardi

Rebels richer with help of charity event and big-name supporter

Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi in town to present donations to Castlegar Rebels and Castlegar Golf Club

Tom Gaglardi
Artist Peter Vogelaar

PHOTO’S: Sandsations! 2013 not your plastic bucket variety castles

Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s Sandsations! 2013 event began in Castlegar Thursday, July 4.

Artist Peter Vogelaar
The Butterflies and Berries projects at Blueberry Community School (not necessarily funded by SD 20

School District 20 funding cuts in Blueberry and Robson could be worse

Most community programs in Castlegar and Robson likely to survive.

The Butterflies and Berries projects at Blueberry Community School (not necessarily funded by SD 20
Twin Rivers Park in Castlegar on March 9

Millennium Ponds and paving increase Castlegar budget more than $440,000

Council briefs from a Special Meeting of City of Castlegar Council held July 3, 2013

Twin Rivers Park in Castlegar on March 9
A forest fire in the Shuswap near Chase

Campers and hikers not getting message of forest fire safety

Large numbers of people given warnings over the past weekend

A forest fire in the Shuswap near Chase
(L-R) Matt Gallo

GALLERY: Canada Day in Castlegar good family fun

From sunrise to sunset, there was a little something for everyone

(L-R) Matt Gallo
Lynda Bryan

Small gardens allowed after big effort

Perseverance rewarded as community effort brings garden boxes to public housing property

Lynda Bryan
(L-R) Castlegar Coun. Dan Rye

GALLERY: Canada Day breakfast at the Station Museum

Residents and visitors enjoyed a delicious Canada Day breakfast at the Station Museum in Castlegar on Monday, July 1.

(L-R) Castlegar Coun. Dan Rye
Allison Zoobkoff

Castlegar visitors get warm welcome at Visitor Centre

Directions, restaurant tips or just a quick stop for maps or the washroom, Castlegar visitors always get warm welcome.

Allison Zoobkoff
A number of the 1978 graduates of Stanley Humphries Secondary School in Castlegar met for a 35th reunion during the long weeked. The group posed for a photo on Sunday

Castlegar class of ’78 revisits old stomping grounds

35th reunion brings Stanley Humphries Secondary School graduates in from across the country.

A number of the 1978 graduates of Stanley Humphries Secondary School in Castlegar met for a 35th reunion during the long weeked. The group posed for a photo on Sunday
All ages enjoyed the 2012 Kootenay Festival and organizers are expecting another great turnout this year. The event is held Saturday

Third annual Kootenay Festival promises great entertainment

Cultural diversity in the Kootenays is celebrated in Castlegar July 27 during third annual all-day festival.

All ages enjoyed the 2012 Kootenay Festival and organizers are expecting another great turnout this year. The event is held Saturday
Castlegar resident Darlene Kalawsky busy watering at the Community Complex on Sunday

Castlegar blooming with help of green thumbs and hard work

The annual blooming beautification of Castlegar is well underway

Castlegar resident Darlene Kalawsky busy watering at the Community Complex on Sunday
The West Kootenay Bantam Rockers pose in front of one of the vehicles they were washing during a fundraiser at the Castlegar Realty parking lot on Saturday

Washing their way to Provincials

Car wash brings in money for Castlegar team to travel to Port Alberni

The West Kootenay Bantam Rockers pose in front of one of the vehicles they were washing during a fundraiser at the Castlegar Realty parking lot on Saturday
Keenleyside Dam will see increased flows Canada Day weekend as a planned water release from the Arrow Lakes will cause the Columbia River to rise an estimated one metre.

Columbia River could rise a metre this weekend

BC Hydro says a planned release will be done Saturday and Sunday but there's nothing to worry about

Keenleyside Dam will see increased flows Canada Day weekend as a planned water release from the Arrow Lakes will cause the Columbia River to rise an estimated one metre.