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Castlegar councillor issues apology over unchecked public comments at council meeting

“Please accept my apology. I need to do better. We need to do better.”

  • Apr 4, 2019

Dog, missing for weeks, rescued from cliff near Castlegar

A pair of rock climbers save dog in dramatic rescue on Brilliant Bluffs

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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

West Kootenay winter ends with a whisper

March snowfall well above norm, but the month was dry with less than half the average precipitation

Castlegar budget calls for tax hike of almost 5 per cent

Commercial and major industrial properties to see similar increase

One year after Trail acid spill, claims still trickling in

Approximately 440+ vehicles failed ICBC inspections due to sulphuric acid contamination

Trio safe, but truck lost, after frightening slide off Syringa road

Sunday sightseeing tour near Castlegar turns into near-fatal fall

Kootenay man proposes charter bus service fueled by french fry oil

The eco-friendly buses would connect Edmonton to Vancouver via Highway 3, if approved

Yard waste burning prohibited in Castlegar

Fire chief issues reminder that waste burning is not allowed in city limits.

RDCK recognizes firefighters for service

Firefighters from Robson, Ootischenia, Kaslo, Balfour, North Shore, Pass Creek and Slocan honoured.

BC Auditor says ambulance service not meeting patient care targets

“We found that its performance against key targets for patient care needs improvement.”

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

UPDATE: Fire damages Castlegar home

Fire on 7th Ave. contained to one area of the house.

West Kootenay seniors collect gold at games

Two athletes rack up seven gold medals between them

  • Mar 28, 2019

Slocan Historic group raising funds to restore boat as Internment memorial

The Merriwake would be put on display in Slocan City as a testament to the Japanese internment