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Solar panels generating electricity for Castlegar City Hall

The new panels generate 28 kW of electricity.

  • Oct 30, 2019

Castlegar developing downtown plan

City is seeking input from residents as they develop the plan.

Union: Kootenay Lake ferry talks to resume

Ferry workers have been in a labour dispute with Western Pacific Marine

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No layoffs at Teck Trail, says spokesperson

Reduction targets met by attrition, expiry of temp positions, and deferring of job vacancies

Emergency crews work to restore Rossland utilities after powerful windstorm

The brief but destructive storm blew through the city on Friday afternoon

PLACE NAMES: Nelson neighbourhoods, Part 5

Nelson city limits expanded 10 times after incorporation

Windstorm ravages Rossland

Blow-through knocked down trees, damaged homes, power lines

MLA anticipates further job loss in resource sector, following Teck announcement

MLA Tom Shypitka says this, “is devastating news for my communities.”

Expect strong winds today as storm moves east and south

Slocan and Arrow Lake valleys could see 80-km/hr winds

Castlegar’s Rota Villa seniors complex going strong after 50 years

Board intends to keep non-profit complex community run

UPDATED: Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear B.C.’s appeal in Kootenay aboriginal rights case

Decision could reverse the Sinixt people’s status as extinct in Canada

Kootenay logging companies diversifying products amid challenging time in forest industry

Galloway Lumber focused on specialty wood products, steel components, cross-laminated timber

Castlegar schools show biggest enrollment increase in SD #20

Kootenay-Columbia school district enrolment numbers up slightly.

Two Nelson Police officers investigated for misconduct

The investigations were made public in an annual report

Teck announces roll out of electric buses for Elk Valley operations

Hon. Michelle Mungall says it’s great to see Teck taking action on climate change

Castlegar project put on hold after province suspends rural dividend grants

The city was planning on developing a comprehensive economic development strategy

Filling the void; Success story for Kootenay-to-Kelowna bus service

Trail-based bus line took over the Kelowna run after Greyhound Canada put a stop to it