Local News

Rossland teen heartbroken after thieves poison his beehive

Mom says she can’t understand why someone would kill bees for no apparent reason

Trudeau on Trans Mountain and climate action
Documents shed light on seniors poverty figures used by federal Liberals
Money Monitor: Summer travel deals require flexibility
Study says rents in most cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners

Coding club

Kids learn skills for the digital world

  • Jun 7, 2019

Police looking for tips on unsolved Rossland murder

Five years since Thomas Feeney was found dead in his Rossland home

Forecasters watching for June rain after West Kootenay’s driest May in 24 years

What happens in next few weeks has crucial impact on forest fire season

Small fires pop up around Kootenays

Fire danger is still low to moderate in most of the southeast Interior

Castlegar News picks up national honour

Betsy Kline’s series on the state of emergency health services in B.C. recognized

  • Jun 4, 2019

Collision on Columbia Avenue slows traffic

Fire and ambulance crews attended the scene

Castlegar police debut e-bikes at Sunfest

Bikes will be useful for locating missing persons, night patrols of residential and commercial areas

  • Jun 3, 2019

Castlegar council to be asked to join green drive for Kootenay energy

Petition now in circulation wants city to use 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050

Smoke from Alberta wildfires shrouds East Kootenay towns

Air quality health index rating for the Cranbrook area showing moderate risk to health

Storms spark small fires in West Kootenay

Two lightning-caused fires reported after storm front moves through area

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

Booze seized at ‘Stag Night’ in the Pend D’Oreille

Trail RCMP report on confiscated alcohol during check points

Trail RCMP keeping close watch on Stag Night

Check point will be set up on Seven Mile Dam Road

  • May 28, 2019

Speaker Nathan Harmon inspires Stanley Humphries students

Sought-after motivational speaker visits Castlegar.

  • May 28, 2019

Update: Coffee mug used as weapon in Rossland assault

Greater Trail RCMP; Victim required neck surgery in KGH

National Peony Show coming to Castlegar

The event will take place June 20-23.

Fiddlers camp returns to Castlegar in July

The Kootenay Fiddlers will present the 18th annual Fiddle, Guitar and Piano Workshop July 8 to 12.

  • May 27, 2019