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Wait’s News to shut down this year

The 82-year-old diner is being evicted

Outdoor gathering spaces to get a facelift

CBT continues work to make area communities more livable

Auditor’s report points to gaps in ambulance service for rural B.C.

“This increases the risk that some patients do not receive the care they need, when they need it.”

RCMP ask kids help to name soon-to-be police dogs
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Police: New Zealand mosque gunman acted alone

Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2018 pieces available for purchase, lease

In just six weeks Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s 2018 sculptures will be taken down

City of Castlegar to hold public budget meetings

Meetings will be held March 4 and March 7.

West Kootenay police step up patrols to catch distracted drivers

Still not getting the message? Maybe a $543 ticket, at minimum, will help stop distracted driving.

Castlegar students stand up on Pink Shirt Day

Local kids reminded drivers on Columbia Ave. bullying is not cool.

Fertilizer plant re-opens at Teck Trail after spill of ‘acidic solution’

Ministry says no public health or safety concerns from Tuesday morning incident

RDCK workshop looks at a composting program for West Kootenay

The RDCK is asking municipal councils and boards to advise if they intend to participate

Teck Trail shuts down fertilizer plant after ‘low pH’ spill

The incident occurred at a river outfall on Tuesday, Feb. 26

Kootenay Career Development to deliver enhanced employment services

They will be responsible for delivering the program in a region that spans the entire region.

Kootenay Gallery’s Soup for the Cultured Soul satisfies

Sold-out event featured soups from six Castlegar chefs.

Truck slides off Castlegar’s Sherbiko Hill

Columbia Avenue was slippery in spots Monday afternoon

Kootenay recovery program offers path to stability

The eight-bed program is a partnership between Interior Health, ANKORS and Nelson CARES

Driver critically injured in crash near Nelson

A 40-year-old man was ejected from his car in a collision

Castlegar gymnastics club adding parkour equipment

Selkirk Challengers Gymnastics club has been offering parkour classes for kids.

Firefighters extinguish early-morning blaze in Rossland

Neighbour alerted family of four, no injuries reported

Selkirk College librarian’s legacy lives on in the Minto Room

Mansbridge came to the college in 1965 and spent more than three decades as its librarian

  • Feb 22, 2019

Columbia Avenue bus shelters delayed

Manufacturing delays mean Castlegar bus riders will have to wait in the elements a while longer.

Rescued snowmobilers ill-prepared for emergency, Castlegar RCMP say

Two men rescued Wednesday night were not ready for overnight in back country