Chelsea Novak

Castlegar United Church launches new Un-Church initiative

The Castlegar United Church is launching its new monthly program, Un-Church, on Wednesday.

The International Cultural Festival offers Castlegar residents a chance to share their culture and heritage.

Castlegar Refugee Project invites culture sharing with International Cultural Festival

The International Cultural Festival is on Family Day, Monday, Feb. 13, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Castlegar Recreation Complex.

The International Cultural Festival offers Castlegar residents a chance to share their culture and heritage.
Castlegar RCMP burn large amount of marijuana

Castlegar RCMP burn large amount of marijuana

The Castlegar RCMP detachment burned a large amount of marijuana outside the Castlegar Fire Department on Friday.

Castlegar RCMP burn large amount of marijuana
Members of Castlegar Search and Rescue were out at Red Mountain for Avalanche Awareness Day on Saturday.

Castlegar Search and Rescue helps host 25th annual Avalanche Awareness Day

Local search and rescue groups hosted the 25th annual Avalanche Awareness Day at Red Mountain on Saturday.

Members of Castlegar Search and Rescue were out at Red Mountain for Avalanche Awareness Day on Saturday.
'IMBIBE: Vessels of Illumination

Canada 150 inspired exhibition planned for Kootenay Gallery of Arts 2017 season

An exhibition inspired by Canada 150 is among the scheduled attractions at the Kootenay Gallery of Art this year.

'IMBIBE: Vessels of Illumination
Mount Sentinel defeated the SHSS Rockers in a four-point game on Wednesday.

Stanley Humphries senior basketball teams defeated by Mount Sentinel teams

Both Castlegar’s senior girls and boys high school basketball teams are off to a slow start this season.

Mount Sentinel defeated the SHSS Rockers in a four-point game on Wednesday.
Castlegar real estate sales and listings increase in 2016

Castlegar real estate sales and listings increase in 2016

Real estate sales in the Castlegar area increased in 2016 and homes sold faster.

Castlegar real estate sales and listings increase in 2016
Rossland participating in Selkirk's climate change adaptation project

Rossland participating in Selkirk’s climate change adaptation project

A new research project conducted by Selkirk College will help rural communities, including Rossland, plan for climate change adaptation.

Rossland participating in Selkirk's climate change adaptation project
Kyle Bergh

Castlegar Rebels’ new forward helps team to victory over Grand Forks Bruins

Kyle Bergh’s first goal as a Castlegar Rebel gave the team their first lead against the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Friday night.

Kyle Bergh
Castlegar's first babies of 2017

Castlegar’s first babies of 2017 are twins

Castlegar's first babies of 2017 are fraternal twin girls and were born on Wednesday, Jan. 4.

Castlegar's first babies of 2017
Friends of the Castlegar Public Library raising funds with silent auction

Friends of the Castlegar Public Library raising funds with silent auction

The Friends of the Library in Castlegar are holding a silent auction to raise money for the renovation of the library’s lower level.

Friends of the Castlegar Public Library raising funds with silent auction
The Castlegar Fire Department rescued Dot

Castlegar Fire Department rescues dog from side of embankment

The Castlegar Fire Department rescued Dot, a six-year-old Shih Tzu, on Friday.

The Castlegar Fire Department rescued Dot
Mother of Waylon Edey sues RCMP officer who shot and killed her son

Mother of Waylon Edey sues RCMP officer who shot and killed her son

The mother of a man who was shot and killed by RCMP in 2015 is suing the RCMP officer who shot him.

Mother of Waylon Edey sues RCMP officer who shot and killed her son
Dorothy Bojechko of Trail (second from right) presented a cross stitch of the Firemen’s Prayer to deputy fire chief Duane Monsen

PHOTO: Trail woman presents Castlegar Fire Department with cross stitch

Dorothy Bojechko of Trail presented a cross stitch of the Firemen's Prayer to the Castlegar Fire Department on Friday afternoon.

Dorothy Bojechko of Trail (second from right) presented a cross stitch of the Firemen’s Prayer to deputy fire chief Duane Monsen
SD20 board elects new representatives to BCPSEA and BCSTA

SD20 board elects new representatives to BCPSEA and BCSTA

School District 20's board chose new representatives to the BC Public School Employers’ Association and the BC School Trustees Association.

SD20 board elects new representatives to BCPSEA and BCSTA
For the second year in a row

Castlegar’s Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre holds student Christmas lunch

For the second year in a row, Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre hosted a luncheon for its students and their parents and guardians.

For the second year in a row
400 block of Eighth Ave.

SLIDESHOW: Holiday displays light up Castlegar

If you haven’t yet gone out looking at Christmas lights, Castlegar News would like to suggest you check out the following holiday displays.

400 block of Eighth Ave.
Seniors enjoyed a social luncheon at Castlegar Community Services on Friday.

Castlegar Community Response Network and Castlegar Community Services hold holiday lunch for seniors

Local seniors enjoyed a social lunch on Friday at Castlegar Community Services.

Seniors enjoyed a social luncheon at Castlegar Community Services on Friday.
Castlegar's Harvest Community Food Bank and Drop In Center volunteers were hard at work putting together Christmas hampers on Friday. Thanks to a strong community response on Thursday

PHOTO: Castlegar food bank volunteers prepare Christmas hampers

Castlegar Community Harvest Food Bank and Drop In Center volunteers were busy preparing Christmas hampers on Friday.

Castlegar's Harvest Community Food Bank and Drop In Center volunteers were hard at work putting together Christmas hampers on Friday. Thanks to a strong community response on Thursday
The Rockers

Senior boys basketball returns to Stanley Humphries Secondary School in Castlegar

It’s been a couple of years since Stanley Humphries Secondary School had a senior boys basketball team, but now the Rockers are back.

The Rockers