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Castlegar firefighters recognized for service

The Castlegar Fire Department held its annual awards banquet last week.

Give us options for Castlegar Complex upgrades, rec commissioners tell staff

Deadline fast approaching to access federal, provincial funds for project

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Castlegar council adopts new meeting schedule

Committee meetings will be the first Monday of the month and council meetings the third Monday.

VIDEO: Kootenay fiddlers join Natalie McMaster on stage

Castlegar violin teacher Brie Hurlbert and her students play with famous fiddler.

Castlegar Winterfest opens Christmas season in the city

Hundreds gathered downtown for music, food, and old fashioned traditions

Empathy, not ire when Trail man catches perp red-handed

“The kid needed a hug, not me getting physical,” Jeff Bruce said after tracking down alleged thief.

Castlegar reaches fully-staffed level for physicians

Four new physicians means doctors in Castlegar are taking new patients.

  • Dec 4, 2018

FLNRORD proposes changes to B.C.’s fishing regulations

The public is invited to comment on the changes until Jan. 11, 2019.

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats

Wanted man eludes arrest in Beasley

Ishmani Baker, 21, is wanted on several counts in northern BC

VIDEO: Kootenay teen writes song dedicated to accident victim’s family

Alexx Iachetta wrote “Consequences” after Wayne Kernachan’s death struck close to home.

West Kootenay ski hills could see impact of El Nino this winter

The weather phenomenon brings slightly milder temperatures to the area

EDITORIAL: The People’s Party of Canada arrives in the Kootenays

‘The Conservative Party of Canada walked away from us,’ says organizer of Kootenay-Columbia and South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding associations

Castlegar historian looking for Rota Villa stories

History project to look at 50 years of providing seniors housing in Castlegar

Castlegar firefighters join Movember challenge

Donate to the CFD Stachemasters team

Volunteers sought for Kootenay Boundary Patient Advisory Committee

Committee will include 6-9 patient/family reps, one IH rep, and one rep from KB family practice

Fundraiser focussing on ultrasound machine for Castlegar

Hospital’s ‘Lighting Up’ campaign has opening pledge day December 7

  • Nov 29, 2018

Castlegar food bank kicking off Christmas hamper campaign

The Community Harvest Food Bank has started raising funds and food for this year’s Christmas hampers.