Chelsea Novak

Cheyanna “shyRAMasaurus Wrex” Shypitka in action with Dam City Rollers.

Dual thefts mar dream roller derby trip

The Castlegar Dam City Rollers’ recent trip to Portland, Ore. had its highs and lows.

Cheyanna “shyRAMasaurus Wrex” Shypitka in action with Dam City Rollers.
Jamie MacBeth demonstrated how to remove the top of a Naloxone vial.

Pending cuts could cripple fentanyl fight

In the midst of the fentanyl crisis, a local organization that provides overdose training is bracing for the loss of its funding.

Jamie MacBeth demonstrated how to remove the top of a Naloxone vial.
Amy Goodman

Fight for your democratic rights: Goodman

In her opening anecdote, Amy Goodman told the crowd at Brilliant Cultural Centre about the time she was detained at the Canadian border.

Amy Goodman
There were many fine bottles of wine up for grabs in the silent auction at Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club’s 18th Annual Wine Festival on Saturday.

Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club holds sold-out wine fest

The Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club hosted a successful and sold-out fundraising event at the Castlegar Complex on Saturday.

There were many fine bottles of wine up for grabs in the silent auction at Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club’s 18th Annual Wine Festival on Saturday.
The Kootenay Gallery of Art held a Pour Your Art Out fundraiser at the Nineteenth at Castlegar Golf Course last Thursday. Instructor Romie Froese led participants in creating an abstract cityscape

PHOTO: Kootenay Gallery of Art hosts wine and paint night

The Kootenay Gallery of Art held a Pour Your Art Out fundraiser at the Nineteenth at Castlegar Golf Course last Thursday.

The Kootenay Gallery of Art held a Pour Your Art Out fundraiser at the Nineteenth at Castlegar Golf Course last Thursday. Instructor Romie Froese led participants in creating an abstract cityscape
Castlegar from the air.

Selkirk nursing students assist at vehicle rollover

Selkirk nursing students assisted in a rollover last Thursday on their way to school.

Castlegar from the air.
File photo from 2017 Troll Loppet at Castlegar Nordic Ski Club.

Castlegar Nordic Ski Club making changes to ensure safety

Following a fatal accident in February, the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club will implement a safety program and address hazards on the trails.

File photo from 2017 Troll Loppet at Castlegar Nordic Ski Club.
Canadian Coast to Coast Classic Vehicle Tour celebrates Canada 150

Canadian Coast to Coast Classic Vehicle Tour celebrates Canada 150

A cross-Canada antique car tour that began when Canada celebrated its 100th birthday is gearing up to celebrate Canada’s 150th.

Canadian Coast to Coast Classic Vehicle Tour celebrates Canada 150
A slide below 3430 Loon Lake Road south of Ainsworth has forced the evacuation of one residence.

Deer Park Forestry Service Road expected to re-open Monday

The Deer Park Forestry Service Road has been closed since last Tuesday due to a washout and is expected to re-open Monday.

A slide below 3430 Loon Lake Road south of Ainsworth has forced the evacuation of one residence.
Dad Brandon Byers and his son Parker hung out at Kootenay Family Place Neighbourhood House on Saturday

Opportunity calling all dads with tots

Kootenay Family Place is offering an opportunity for dads to spend more time with their kids, while helping them develop literacy skills.

Dad Brandon Byers and his son Parker hung out at Kootenay Family Place Neighbourhood House on Saturday
A two-vehicle collision near the West Kootenay Regional Airport has resulted only in minor injuries

Collision near airport leads to minor injuries

A two-vehicle collision near the West Kootenay Regional Airport on Friday afternoon has resulted only in minor injuries, according to RCMP.

A two-vehicle collision near the West Kootenay Regional Airport has resulted only in minor injuries
Basin residents happy, plan to stay: Snapshot of 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot

Basin residents happy, plan to stay: Snapshot of 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot

The majority of people living in the area are happy living here and plan to stay, according to the 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot Report.

Basin residents happy, plan to stay: Snapshot of 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot
Pam Clausen (right)

Chamber’s first speaker event offers tips on marketing

The big take away from the first event in the Castlegar Chamber’s new speaker series: business owners should have a marketing plan.

Pam Clausen (right)
Spence Voykin

Castlegar entrepreneur finds unique way to sell comic books online

A Castlegar entrepreneur has launched a new business using Facebook Live.

Spence Voykin
Castlegar Council denies grants for first time under new policy

Castlegar Council denies grants for first time under new policy

Council to ask UBCM to change definition of a parcel in the Community Charter allowing for reduction of parcel tax on multiple parcels.

Castlegar Council denies grants for first time under new policy
Barbara Stegemann is CEO of The 7 Virtues and will speak at this year’s Find Your Divine on April 5.

Reversing war and poverty through buying power: A Q&A with Barbara Stegemann

A Q&A with Barbara Stegemann, this year’s Find Your Divine speaker, about how her company, The 7 Virtues, is trying to end war and poverty.

Barbara Stegemann is CEO of The 7 Virtues and will speak at this year’s Find Your Divine on April 5.
Performers in the Rossland Light Opera Players’ 2017 main-stage show

Reluctant Dragon offers fun and music for entire family

The Rossland Light Opera Players (RLOP) will be performing The Reluctant Dragon in Rossland, Trail and Castlegar.

Performers in the Rossland Light Opera Players’ 2017 main-stage show
I4C Innovation’s future building with a logo concept out front.

Industrial innovation in the Basin: A Q&A with Brian Fry, partner at I4C Innovation

A Q&A with Brian Fry, a partner at I4C Innovation, about what the company has planned for the new commercial building purchased by the CBT.

I4C Innovation’s future building with a logo concept out front.
File photo.

Scammers posing as CRA employees target Castlegar residents

Scammers posing as Canada Revenue Agency employees are targeting Castlegar residents.

File photo.
Chase Daniels

Rebels looking to next year after series loss

“It’s a series that everyone is going to remember,” Rebels head coach Bill Rotheisler said following the game.

Chase Daniels