Local News

Castlegar’s Winterfest kicks off the most wonderful time of the year

Downtown event on Friday features Parade of Lights, Santa and live entertainment.

Free community skate in Castlegar Saturday

Castlegar event part of province-wide countdown to IIHF World Juniors Championships.

Regional district seeks input on proposed cannabis cultivation rules

Residents will be asked to comment on proposed land-use bylaws for the RDCK

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Kernachan convoy
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Giant rotating ice disk forms in Maine river
Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed says she is lucky to be in Canada

VIDEO: Tribute to fallen tow truck driver fills Castlegar streets

Convoy honouring Wayne Kernachan highlights need for caution at accident scenes

Workers picket Interfor mill as rotating strikes begin

Wider rotating strike action is expected across the Kootenays

VIDEO: Fire destroys garage in Ootischenia

VIDEO: Smoke from blaze could be seen from kilometres away

Trail police on the lookout for wanted man

Trail and Greater District RCMP on the look out for Ishmani Baker, believed to be in the area

Drivers beware: heavy snowfall warning for mountain passes

Prolonged snowfall to dump up to 30 cm on upper elevations

Tow truck driver’s relative joins call for blue lights

Wayne Kernachan’s sister-in-law calls for awareness at accident scenes after tragedy in Castlegar

Convoy to honour tow truck driver killed while working near Castlegar

Tow trucks and emergency vehicles will drive down Columbia Ave Saturday in memory of Wayne Kernachan

Study confirms lack of childcare spaces in Castlegar-to-Nelson corridor

Regional district study proposes using community halls as daycare centres

Rotating postal strikes return to Trail, Rossland and Castlegar

Federal government tables legislation to end strikes

RCMP still searching river for missing Castlegar man

Next attempt will be in January unless new information becomes available.

Hunters fined $14,000 for illegal harvesting

Guns, carcasses seized after two bighorn sheep killed out of season on mining property

Family seeks support to save pet hurt in suspected hit and run

The Covington family’s cocker spaniel was found severely injured on the road in south Castlegar.

Kootenay Boundary hospital addresses construction woes

Ground broke on the project last month, and has since caused access and traffic problems at KBRH

Stolen sax, sheet music, impacts Trail big-band and after school band

Anyone with information is urged to call the Trail RCMP detachment at 250.364.2566

Columbia Basin Trust announces grant for technology upgrades

The deadline for organizations to apply is Dec. 17

Police seek witnesses to fatal weekend accident

Wayne Kernachan was struck by a vehicle while responding to an accident