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FortisBC explains rate change proposal

FortisBC met with customers in Castlegar to explain their new time-of-use rate proposal.

MP Richard Cannings speaks to Castlegar council

Castlegar council also looks at FireSmart grants and free community movies.

RCMP urge drivers to be more cautious

The top causes of accidents in the West Kootenay are distracted driving, impaired driving and speed.

UPDATED: Suspected gas leak at Castlegar’s Kootenay Market leads to evacuation

There was a suspected gas leak at the Kootenay Market in Castlegar early Monday afternoon.

Winlaw man dead after collision near Slocan Park

Nelson RCMP are asking for witnesses after Sunday incident

Winlaw man dead after collision near Slocan Park

Nelson RCMP are asking for witnesses after Sunday incident

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Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race
Snowboarders rescued from RED Mountain
VIDEO: Protesters rally for affordable housing ahead of B.C. budget
Rare sperm whale spotted in B.C. coastal waters

Commercial and housing developments coming to Castlegar

The City of Castlegar has sold two separate properties to developers pending notification period.

Castlegar Complex enhancements proceeding to referendum

Enhancements to the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex will proceed to referendum.

Columbia Basin Trust’s Basin business advisors now offers a full-time Agriculture Specialist

Farms and agricultural producers can now get specialized business advice.

  • Feb 16th, 2018

Castlegar residents may hear Celgar drill on Monday

Zellstoff Celgar will be conducting an evacuation drill on Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Castlegar Search and Rescue team aids injured snowmobiler

Members of the local search and rescue team responded to an injured snowmobiler near Goose Greek.

Quick action by Trail native saves a father’s life

“For those of you that haven’t taken a CPR course, maybe it’s time,” says Bruce Moffat.

Destination BC’s Highway 3 destination development strategy set to debut

The final draft of a destination development strategy for the Highway 3 corridor is ready.

Central Kootenay Food Policy Council creating regional farm and food directory

The Central Kootenay Food Policy Council is producing a first Central Kootenay Farm Food Directory.

Calls down, medical assists up for Castlegar Fire Department

The Castlegar Fire Department (CFD) has released its annual report for 2017.

MOTI, Emcon provide context in highway maintenance debate

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure refuted claims at a city council meeting.

Castlegar City Council plans to look at short-term rental regulations

One councillor says Castlegar should start getting ready with short-term rental regulations.

Junior Dragons’ Den hopefuls should apply soon

The deadline for this year’s Junior Dragons’ Den competition is quickly approaching.

Man, who promised millions to Kimberley hockey team, admits to fraud in unrelated case

Mike Gould pledged to donate $7.5 million last fall, but the team has yet to receive any cash

Survey says most residents would support full enhancements to Castlegar Complex in referendum

A survey says most residents would support full enhancements to the Complex in a referendum.