Chelsea Novak

SHSS grad students did their own makeup for Spooks on Zukes

Over 400 Castlegar residents spooked at Spooks on Zukes

Over 400 Castlegar residents young and old lined up in the pouring rain for Spooks on Zukes on Thursday night.

SHSS grad students did their own makeup for Spooks on Zukes
Kootenay Savings Credit Union announced Wednesday morning that it will lockout employees on Friday. Branches in Castlegar

Kootenay Savings Credit Union announces lockout on Friday

Kootenay Savings announced Wednesday morning that it will lockout employees on Friday.

Kootenay Savings Credit Union announced Wednesday morning that it will lockout employees on Friday. Branches in Castlegar
A rendering of the new Visitor Information Centre and Chamber of Commerce building.

Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce reveals design for new building

The Castlegar Chamber of Commerce revealed the design for its new building at Thursday night’s Business After Business event.

A rendering of the new Visitor Information Centre and Chamber of Commerce building.
Get out and vote this by-election, Castlegar

Get out and vote this by-election, Castlegar

Voter turnout for Castlegar by-elections has decreased steadily since 2001. Help make this by-election an exception.

Get out and vote this by-election, Castlegar
Meet Castlegar's by-election candidates

Councillors demand apology after candidate makes accusations

Members of Castlegar City Council are upset over recent public statements made by a council candidate in the current by-election.

Meet Castlegar's by-election candidates
The path through Katherine Enns' lower garden to the river.

Castlegar gardener wins Canada’s Backyard Contest

Katherine Enns, a retired biologist living in Castlegar, is the grand prize winner of this year’s Home Hardware — Canada’s Backyard Contest.

The path through Katherine Enns' lower garden to the river.
Jeff Weaver is the owner of Rossland’s first marijuana dispensary.

Rossland’s first marijuana dispensary opens

Rossland’s first marijuana dispensary opened its door last week.

Jeff Weaver is the owner of Rossland’s first marijuana dispensary.
PO2 Kyungtae Cho behind the wheel of the CCGS Henry Larsen.

Sea cadet from Castlegar one of four Canadian cadets on Arctic deployment

A sea cadet who lives in Castlegar was one of four Canadian sea cadets chosen for an Arctic voyage this summer.

PO2 Kyungtae Cho behind the wheel of the CCGS Henry Larsen.
City of Castlegar

City of Castlegar forced to reschedule water and sewer metered rate open house

The City of Castlegar’s 2017 Water and Sewer Metered Rate Plan open house has been rescheduled for next week.

City of Castlegar
Castlegar’s Better At Home program helps seniors stay in their homes longer by providing non-medical services around the home

Castlegar’s Better At Home seniors’ program seeks recipes

The Castlegar Better at Home program invites local residents to contribute recipes to a cookbook that will raise money for the program.

Castlegar’s Better At Home program helps seniors stay in their homes longer by providing non-medical services around the home
Naomi Nichvolodoff is one of three Castlegar rugby players headed to New Zealand in the spring.

Castlegar rugby players fundraising for New Zealand tour

Three of Castlegar’s female rugby players will be touring New Zealand come spring and are fundraising for their trip.

Naomi Nichvolodoff is one of three Castlegar rugby players headed to New Zealand in the spring.
Steve Ross

Castlegar grocery store owner awarded for employing persons with disabilities

The Kootenay Career Development Society Work BC has awarded Steve Ross of No Frills for employing persons with disabilities.

Steve Ross
Lisa Nicole with Brian White (left) and Phil Barton (right) who co-wrote 'Come Find Me' and 'Gonna Be Rich' from her new EP. Barton is known for his single with Lee Brice

Lisa Nicole brings Come Find Me tour home to Castlegar

Castlegar country singer Lisa Nicole is on the road touring her latest EP and she’s bringing her show home on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Lisa Nicole with Brian White (left) and Phil Barton (right) who co-wrote 'Come Find Me' and 'Gonna Be Rich' from her new EP. Barton is known for his single with Lee Brice
The CEO and the board chair of Interior Health were in Castlegar touring IH facilities last Wednesday. Left to right: Chris Mazurkewich

Interior Health still looking to fill physician and psychiatrist positions in Castlegar area

Interior Health CEO says Castlegar could have two more physicians by next summer, but IH is still looking for more psychiatrists.

The CEO and the board chair of Interior Health were in Castlegar touring IH facilities last Wednesday. Left to right: Chris Mazurkewich
Josh Secord of Torchlight Brewing Co. and Petri Raito of Rossland Beer Co. accepted certificates for the Rotary’s Best Brew Award and the People’s Choice Award respectively.

Local breweries recognized at Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary’s Craft Beer Fest

The Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club recognized two local breweries at its third annual Craft Beer Festival on Saturday.

Josh Secord of Torchlight Brewing Co. and Petri Raito of Rossland Beer Co. accepted certificates for the Rotary’s Best Brew Award and the People’s Choice Award respectively.
Brent Hayden

Swimmers dive into camp with Olympic medalist Brent Hayden

Brent Hayden, Canadian Olympic medalist, taught swimmers from Castlegar, Nelson and Trail during a swim camp over the weekend.

Brent Hayden
Mayor Lawrence Chernoff and Castle Wood Village's prom king and queen

Castlegar seniors help raise over $6000 for Alzheimer’s research

Thursday, seniors from Castle Wood Village and other Golden Life villages in the region raised over $6000 for the Alzheimer's Society of BC.

Mayor Lawrence Chernoff and Castle Wood Village's prom king and queen
Members of the Dam City Rollers practiced their moves last Thursday.

My week as fresh meat with the Castlegar Dam City Rollers

Reporter Chelsea Novak tried out for Castlegar's roller derby team and has the bruises to prove it.

Members of the Dam City Rollers practiced their moves last Thursday.
Bill Rotheislter

Castlegar Rebels head coach suspended for 45 days

Bill Rotheisler, GM and head coach of the Castlegar Rebels, has been suspended from the KIJHL for 45 days for tampering.

Bill Rotheislter
Judith Guichon

Lieutenant Governor of BC takes tour of Castlegar

Judith Guichon, the 29th Lieutenant Governor of BC, paid a visit to Castlegar on Saturday.

Judith Guichon