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Water main maintenance ongoing in South Castlegar and Blueberry

Project will take two weeks — city says there should not be any service disruptions

Downtown businesses want you to love them this weekend

Third annual event encourages people to shop in their own community.

Choir leader’s selfless work wins her Castlegar Citizen of the Year

Christina Nolan has grown the community choir into a strong and vibrant asset for the city

Bilingual child care spaces coming to Castlegar

New daycare opening this summer will teach kids French and English

Motion calls on Rossland city council to recognize ‘climate crisis’

Andy Morel wants to raise awareness of urgent need for action by higher levels of government

West Kootenay RCMP charge man with impaired driving in school zone

Sgt. Chad Badry reports on impaired drivers and other high risk offences

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Some new air passenger rights land mid-July, others delayed until Christmas
B.C. Attorney General promises Supreme Court appeal in pipeline fight
British PM Theresa May announces resignation
600 new campsites coming to spots across B.C. ahead of the 2019 season

Company granted leave to appeal Lemon Creek charges

Executive Flight Centre won a decision in the BC Court of Appeal

Extensive smoke, heat damage to Castlegar home after fire on Friday

One occupant suffered burns after fleeing house with pet

Children and youth committee plans Castlegar stop

The committee of MLAs wants to hear from you on the subject

  • May 19, 2019

Vancouver media/tech trip inspires Castlegar students

Students enthusiastically toured several company and educational sites

  • May 18, 2019

Cyclist struck in Castlegar

Morning mishap at gas station on Columbia

Kaslo bus fueled by vegetable oil to begin service next month

Mountain Man Mike’s will run routes to Vancouver and eventually Edmonton

Castlegar non-profit’s stolen van located

Kootenay Society for Community Living’s van was stolen May 14.

Kootenay Columbia adopts $48-million school budget

Kootenay Columbia trustees adopted the 2019/2020 budget on May 2

Nelson police: Painkiller found in cocaine seizure

Phenacetin is associated with cancer and kidney damage

  • May 15, 2019

London terror attack inquest hears from Castlegar woman’s fiancé

Chrissy Archibald was the sole Canadian victim of the London Bridge terror attack.

Nelson shuttle company shuts down

Queen City Shuttle and Charter closed Monday

Repeated gas leaks at Castlegar Primary raise concerns

School district insists students and staff not at risk, despite a dozen incidents in three months

Wild Friday night for Trail cops

Greater Trail police responded to 75 calls on the weekend