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Study recommends jurors receive more financial and psychological support

Federal justice committee calls for 11 policy changes to mitigate juror stress

MP Cannings’ long-awaited wood-use bill passes in House vote

The private member’s bill is his first to pass the House, a rare feat for rookie MPs in opposition

Grads receive BC Transit passes

BC Transit provides passes to graduating students in more than 50 communities

Castlegar water quality advisory lifted

Water quality advisory rescinded Tuesday, May 22. Turbidity levels back to normal.

City of Castlegar and Interfor receive FortisBC energy awards

Efficiency in Action Awards recognize outstanding energy efficiency projects and big energy savings.

Castlegar seeks input on cannabis regulation

The City will use online survey and public meetings to gather input from residents on how to move forward

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Slocan River Overflowing
Rossland elders take trip up Grey and Granite
Aerial tour of mudslide
Castlegar mud slide

Castlegar water quality improving

Water quality advisory to remain in place for a few more days.

Redfish Elementary ready to celebrate outdoor classroom

Timber structure officially introduced on June 8

  • May 19th, 2018

Flood warning for Slocan River; some residents on evacuation alert

RDCK says locals should be prepared to evacuate should river threaten to flood

UPDATED: Hwy 3 west of Creston remains closed due to mudslide

A detour is available on the Kootenay Lake Ferry, but commuters could see wait times

IH issues drinking water precautions

Be careful during and after floods

  • May 17th, 2018

Local bowlers up against the country’s best in PEI

Three members of Castlegar’s Special Olympics bowling team heading to nationals next week

  • May 17th, 2018

COLUMN: There’s lots to do in Castlegar

A busy week on the social calendar

  • May 17th, 2018

Hospice event raises funds, awareness

Talking about hospice first step to developing service

Equine excitement for all ages!

Spring show in Trail was a hit

  • May 17th, 2018

COLUMN: Inspired by a mechanical ballet

Front-row musings from the Highway 3A slide

  • May 17th, 2018

10 RDCK incumbents seek re-election

Most rural directors want another term

  • May 17th, 2018

Kootenay unemployment rate down in April

Jobless figure stood at 5.4% last month

Rain, storms to hit Kootenays, Boundary amid flood crisis

Environment Canada is calling for 20 to 40 mm of rain by Friday

New playgrounds planned for Slocan, New Denver schools

W.E. Graham and Lucerne will each receive $90,000 in provincial funding