Local News

Castlegar residents divided at waterfront plan open house

The City of Castlegar’s effort to solicit feedback through an open house Thursday night turned tense.

WestJet announces regional service to Cranbrook

Service to the Canadian Rockies International Airport to begin in March, 2018.

West Kootenay-Boundary hospital district at odds with province, IHA over Arrow Lakes project

To get things moving, the RHD funded 100 per cent of planning costs instead of the usual 40 per cent

Online trip planner comes to West Kootenay

Transit customers in West Kootenay can look forward to greater convenience in their travelling.

  • Nov 23rd, 2017

Scientists find meteorite pieces near Crawford Bay

Meteorite fragments have been discovered in Crawford Bay

Time to test for radon

The Castlegar area has one of the highest concentrations of radon in the province.

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          Thankful client shares story at Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy AGM

          Kyoko Smith came to CBAL through a settlement program, her story highlights what CBAL is all about.

          Scope widens for Columbia Avenue redevelopment project

          Castlegar’s main street will see big changes in the new year.

          VIDEO: Castlegar marijuana growing facility one step closer

          COUNCIL BRIEFS: Bylaws, report on financial reserves, grants and fentanyl talked about at meeting.

          VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

          Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

          UPDATE: Two seriously injured in head-on crash near Genelle

          A multi-vehicle accident closed down Highway 22 between Castlegar and Genelle for almost four hours

          RDCK calls for reversal of Sinixt extinction

          The board opposed a land transfer to the Westbank First Nation this week

          • Nov 17th, 2017

          Forecasters promote avalanche safety awareness

          Avalanche Canada advising backcountry enthusiasts to get proper training and equipment.

          City of Castlegar asked UBCM to look at parcel tax rules

          The City of Castlegar made an effort at the UBCM convention for changes to the parcel tax law.

          A winter refresher on the City of Casltegar’s snow removal policy

          We offer a reminder about the City of Castlegar’s prioritized snowplow routes.

          UPDATE: Vancouver Island driver killed when logging truck leaves road

          TimberWest contractor dies near Caycuse, off the shores of Lake Cowichan

          Todd Stone campaigns in Cranbrook

          BC Liberal leadership hopeful makes pitch to local supporters.

          B.C. Minister of Children and Family Katrine Conroy cuts ribbon at new Castlegar daycare

          Blueberry Creek Community School opens licensed infant and toddler daycare.

          Castlegar celebrated Remembrance Day Saturday

          A large crowd gathered at Castlegar’s cenotaph on Saturday to participate in Remembrance Day.

          Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife

          Charles Kraeling honoured for his heroic actions at the health facility during an incident in July.