Local News

New coffee shop opens in downtown Castlegar

Sip back and relax at the Humble Bean Coffee Company

Feds announce Indigenous inclusion in Columbia River Treaty talks

Indigenous Nations had earlier protested their exclusion from negotiations last year

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600 new campsites coming to spots across B.C. ahead of the 2019 season
Trudeau touts economic record at Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver
Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax
Trudeau announces new coast guard fleet

Isn’t it spring? Forecast calling for snow in the Kootenays

Up to 10 centimetres expected over the next two days, Environment Canada said

Castlegar gets grant to update wildfire protection plan

The City of Castlegar has received a grant that will help reduce the risk and impact of wildfires.

  • Apr 25, 2019

Upgrades coming to Castlegar’s Emergency Operations Centre

The city received a $25,000 grant to pay for the project.

City of Castlegar cutting back on herbicide use

No more herbicides for playgrounds and green spaces.

Shoreacres crash injuries two drivers seriously

Crash blocks Highway 3A for nearly two hours at suppertime

Nelson couple expecting identical girl triplets

Pregnancies of this type are incredibly rare

Gas venting from tanker at Castlegar rail yard posed no danger: officials

Argon gas discharged from a CP tanker car on Friday, April 19.

Castlegar restaurant passes generous tip on to food bank

The owner of The Nineteenth restaurant decided the best place for a tip that big was those in need

Carfentanil found for first time in Castlegar

Killer opiod found in local illegal drug market

Help clean Castlegar during Pitch-in week

Volunteers across the country will be tidying up April 22-29.

  • Apr 20, 2019

Rural dividend grants awarded in Kootenay West

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy made the grant announcements in Trail on Thursday

Castlegar Realtor honoured for achievements

Re/Max recognized Castlegar and Grand Forks realtor Lorene MacGregor

Castlegar man pleads not guilty on drug charges

Bradley Morehouse’s next court appearance is in May

FireSmart work happening in upper Kinnaird on City of Castlegar land

FireSmart vegetation management work being done to reduce fire risk.

The economic state of Castlegar & District

A look at the themes discussed at the State of the Kootenays: An Economic Update

Bus service extended for exam time

Help for Selkirk students getting from Nelson to Castlegar

RDCK passes climate change ‘call to arms’

Director says the statement will help guide policy