Local News

Castlegar housing study finds gaps in filling needs for poor, disabled

City staff to work with BC Housing to look for options for more affordable, accessible shelter

Man facing charge for alleged assault in Trail library

The suspect is slated for a first court appearance this summer

Fire near Nelson sends one to hospital

The blaze caused an estimated $40,000 in damages

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Traffic infractions prove costly for Genelle driver

Man fined $1,300+ following May 2 investigation by Greater Trail police

Pass Creek residents ask Castlegar grads to relocate parties

Fire risk, no cell service, property damage and trash top lists of concerns.

Castlegar hospice virtual reality programs gets international attention

Hospice director Suzanne Lehbauer speaks at major conference.

Man who robbed Nelson store charged with death of passenger

Anthony Cortez sentenced in crime spree in Chilliwack court last August faces more serious charge

Phone scam cheats Trail senior out of $2,000

Greater Trail RCMP remind public to not give out information over the phone

Trail RCMP identify victim of alleged murder

Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich released a few more details on the case late Monday

Body of man recovered from Kootenay River

The man had been missing for almost a year after his truck plunged into the river.

Montrose man charged with murder

The man made his first appearance in Rossland Provincial Court on Monday

‘Bang on’ temperatures, less rain in the West Kootenay

No records set for April, according to weather services in the Southeast Fire Centre

Fast action by Castlegar cops stops grass fire from spreading

Discarded cigarette butt sparks fire on bush path

Castlegar hospice events for National Hospice Palliative Care Week

Hike for Hospice and documentary showings on the agenda.

Woman found dead in Montrose

Police arrested an adult male at the scene

Heavy trading at West Kootenay Trade Show

More than 4000 people attended the show.

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

Stewart, 62, is a retired Registered Professional Forester and former Canadian Armed Forces member.

Unionized City of Castlegar workers to get two-per-cent wage increase

City of Castlegar and its unionized workers have reached a four-and-a-half year collective agreement

Pass Creek grad party sends one to hospital

Party near Castlegar leads to underage liquor seizures and impaired drivers.