Chelsea Novak

The Nelson Leafs celebrate their victory Friday night.

Nelson Leafs down Castlegar Rebels to take playoff series

The Nelson Leafs shut out the Castlegar Rebels 1-0 on Friday night to take the first-round KIJHL playoff series four games to two.

The Nelson Leafs celebrate their victory Friday night.
The Castlegar Rebels' No. 16 Chance Szott and No. 25 Everett Hicks celebrate the team's first goal of the game (scored by Hicks

Another OT heartbreaker for the Rebels

The Castlegar Rebels have no room left to lose after the Nelson Leafs defeated them in overtime in game five on Thursday night.

The Castlegar Rebels' No. 16 Chance Szott and No. 25 Everett Hicks celebrate the team's first goal of the game (scored by Hicks
Morgan Lynn

Rockers finish third in zone qualifiers

Castlegar’s high school boys’ senior basketball team ended its season with a third-place finish in the Kootenay qualifiers for provincials.

Morgan Lynn
Mike Johnstone (right)

Rebels volunteers honoured during playoffs

The Castlegar Rebels honoured their volunteers at a recent playoff game in Castlegar.

Mike Johnstone (right)
Public engagement for B.C. rural education strategy lands in Kootenays

Public engagement for B.C. rural education strategy lands in Kootenays

Stakeholders from four different regional school districts attended an open house on rural education in Trail on Friday.

Public engagement for B.C. rural education strategy lands in Kootenays
KIJHL playoff action so far

KIJHL playoff action so far

A look back at this week's Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff action.

KIJHL playoff action so far
Castlegar Rebels head coach Bill Rothiesler gives instructions to his troops during game 4 of the playoff series against Nelson.

Rebels tied 2-2 in series against Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels find themselves tied 2-2 in the series after this week’s KIJHL playoff action against the Leafs.

Castlegar Rebels head coach Bill Rothiesler gives instructions to his troops during game 4 of the playoff series against Nelson.
Val Litwin (left)

BC Chamber president and CEO meets with local chambers

Labour and transportation emerged as issues for local business at a meeting of regional chambers of commerce last Wednesday in Castlegar.

Val Litwin (left)
Daniel Petten

Rebels take 2-1 series lead with OT win

The Castlegar Rebels defeated the Nelson Leafs in double overtime to take a 2-1 KIJHL playoff series lead on Monday night.

Daniel Petten
Everett Hicks

Rebels fight back to tie series 1-1

After losing to the Nelson Leafs in quadruple overtime on Thursday, the Castlegar Rebels fought back on Saturday.

Everett Hicks
The puck zips over the glove of Leafs goaltender Devin Allen as Kyle Bergh scores the game-tying goal that sent the Rebels into overtime with 12.6 seconds left in the third period.

Rebels lose heartbreaker in quadruple overtime

After tying the game with 12.6 seconds left, the Rebels lose a stunner in the fourth overtime period.

The puck zips over the glove of Leafs goaltender Devin Allen as Kyle Bergh scores the game-tying goal that sent the Rebels into overtime with 12.6 seconds left in the third period.
Vince Bitonti fought to score for the Rebels

Despite best efforts, Rebels lose to Leafs in first playoff game

The Castlegar Rebels lost to the Nelson Leafs in the fourth period of overtime during their first playoff game.

Vince Bitonti fought to score for the Rebels
Diana Robleś first started her eight-piece large-canvas painting in 2014 and just received a Canada Council of the Arts grant to help her complete the work.

Robson artist receives Canada Council grant

Diana Robleś has led a large life, which might be why the Robson artist’s current project is an eight-piece large-canvas painting.

Diana Robleś first started her eight-piece large-canvas painting in 2014 and just received a Canada Council of the Arts grant to help her complete the work.
The Castlegar Rebels pulled off a win over the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Friday night

Rebels headed into playoffs against Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels are headed into the first round of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoffs against the Nelson Leafs.

The Castlegar Rebels pulled off a win over the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Friday night
Mia Boiridy

École des Sept-sommets launching pilot program for four-year-olds

The francophone school in Rossland is one of four in the province rolling out a pilot program for four-year-olds.

Mia Boiridy
Red Mountain.

Red hits $10 million crowdfunding campaign goal

Red Mountain Resort hit its $10 million crowdfunding campaign goal last week.

Red Mountain.
Snow-clearing was in full force in Castlegar last week.

City may have already spent 50 per cent of snow plow budget

The City of Castlegar may have already spent half of 2017’s snow plow budget — though based on last year’s data that may not be unusual.

Snow-clearing was in full force in Castlegar last week.
Leslie Comrie

Selkirk consulting with community on sexual misconduct policy

Selkirk College is engaged in a community consultation process to fine-tune its new sexual misconduct policy.

Leslie Comrie
File photo of an ambulance.

Man killed by tree while grooming trails

Skier using trails discovered body of man, called for search and rescue.

File photo of an ambulance.
Logan vs. Logan: the Rebels’ No. 3 Logan Styler tried to fight his way past the Bruins’ No. 7 Logan Hascari during Friday night’s game.

Rebels fight back to claim victory against Bruins

Tremendous third period the difference in 8-6 win over Grand Forks.

Logan vs. Logan: the Rebels’ No. 3 Logan Styler tried to fight his way past the Bruins’ No. 7 Logan Hascari during Friday night’s game.