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New Castlegar signs welcome drivers

Signs on Highway 3/3A feature familiar Castlegar sights.

Proposal to subdivide Brilliant School lot questioned

Owners want to change zoning, but say heritage status will be protected

Cannabis retailers face a lot of ‘green tape’ before opening

No pot shops for Castlegar for at least a month, likely longer

West Kootenay business honoured for creating supported employment

The WK Social Enterprise Society has helped reduce barriers to jobs for 25 years

Castlegar poised for economic growth

Economic development manager seeing uptake in business inquiries.

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Castlegar, Grand Forks areas to see cleaner winter roads under new contract

YRB set to take over 10-year maintenance contract on Monday

Pass Creek Fall Fair marks 25 years

Event will take place September 22 and 23 in Robson.

  • Sep 14, 2018

VIDEO: Fires near Castlegar continue to grow

The Syringa Creek Complex is made up of three fires with a combined size of almost 8,000 hectares

Pot legalization will force big adjustments to Kootenay economy, society

Tracey Harvey hopes to offer policy-makers ideas on transforming the Kootenay pot trade

Ladies clothing shop opens in downtown Castlegar

KdK Clothing uses a buy-sell-trade model for ladies fashions.

Fires near Rossland, Grand Forks prompt evacuation alerts

RDKB issues alerts to more than 50 properties for two separate fires

Kaslo native promotes science and reason on a global stage

Pangburn Philosophy is part show business, part intellectual journey

Lost painting returned to owner

Story in Castlegar News helps find artwork given away to thrift store

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Advance polls open on Castlegar complex referendum

Steady stream of voters come to lay judgment on borrowing plan

Castlegar Chamber of Commerce wins BC Chamber of the Year

Castlegar stood out for the incredible work done that would have long-lasting impact for its members

FortisBC reps to visit small businesses in Castlegar

Ambassadors will be in town May 30-31 to talk about rebates and how to save money on energy costs.

Gas break on Columbia Ave; crews repairing

Road construction crews may have cut line

Trowelex’s 50th is a family affair

Local rental agency has grown to largest in Kootenays