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Castlegar seeks nominations for annual Good Samaritan award

Winner will receive a donation to the local charity of their choice

South Cariboo Driver hits four cows due to fog

The RCMP’s investigation is ongoing

Columbia River Treaty: ‘It is going to get tough’

B.C. negotiator tells Nelson meeting that talks are cordial, so far

Crown declines to lay charges in Castlegar spree

RCMP were called to eight incidents regarding the same person in a six hour time frame.

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PLACE NAMES: More on the great Creston Kootenay debate

Members of the Lost Kootenays Facebook site weigh in on whether Creston is in West or East Kootenay

Moose tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in northwest Montana

This is the first time the disease has been detected in the species in Montana

Community Futures launches cannabis consultation program

The Cannabis Business Transition Initiative helps businesses move into the legal economy

Four injured in Wednesday evening crash near Beasley

Police say alcohol may have been a factor in the incident

Castlegar photographer captures rare celestial sight

Transit of Mercury occurred Monday morning

  • Nov 13, 2019

RCMP disrupt Castlegar-Trail-Salmo drug flow

Bust on Nov. 6 leads to two arrests

Equipment arrives for Kalesnikoff mass timber facility

The $35 million facility near Castlegar will produce glulam beams and cross-laminated panels.

UPDATE: Fire finally out at Villa Motel in Nelson

Fire crews spent most of Wednesday trying to contain the blaze

PLACE NAMES: Scouring the newly-digitized Nelson Daily News

The newspaper is now searchable online for 1902-11

Power surge mystifies Shoreacres residents

Reports of electrical arcing, ruined equipment in homes before outage

Castlegar students hold climate action walk out

Students from Stanley Humphries Secondary School walked out of class in support of climate action.

Castlegar’s economy growing

Economic development manager says new businesses are popping up everywhere.