Chelsea Novak

Dual thefts mar dream roller derby trip

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Selkirk nursing students assist at vehicle rollover

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Castlegar entrepreneur finds unique way to sell comic books online

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Scammers posing as CRA employees target Castlegar residents

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

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.