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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

Selkirk College holds celebration of diversity at Castlegar campus

Students and staff organize opportunity to shift from ‘judgement to curiousity’

Harrop II launched on Kootenay Lake

The new cable ferry, assembled at Kaslo, is now carrying vehicles between Harrop and Longbeach

  • Mar 26, 2019
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600 new campsites coming to spots across B.C. ahead of the 2019 season
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Smoke from Ootischenia nothing to worry about

The smoke is coming from the burning of a large slash pile.

Downed power line closes Connors Road

Castlegar fire crews are on site.

Addition to Syringa Provincial Park protects winter wildlife range

35 hectares will be added to the park’s southeast boundary thanks to a private land acquisition

Selkirk College to make pitch for new student housing on campus

$25 million project would see new student housing built in Nelson, Castlegar

Castlegar council meetings will soon be online

Council chambers will be getting new microphones and cameras.

Castlegar library board adds new faces

A ‘pleasant’ AGM saw some changes to the board

Proposed Okanagan National Park Reserve finally moving forward

The creation of a national park in local backyards has been mired in controversy.

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Selkirk College students to hold open conversation on changing cultural landscape

Castlegar’s social and cultural makeup is changing— how are we adapting?

Castlegar volunteer recognized by province

Deb Chmara has spent over 50 years with the Red Cross

Police bust drug operation in Castlegar

Man charged, will go to court in August

Application deadline approaching for Castlegar-Embetsu exchange program

Student exchange program sees students travel to Japan every other year.

  • Mar 21, 2019

Zoning mix-up nixes Shoreacres property sale

Man says the RDCK’s listings online don’t match his property’s official zoning

RED resort announces new ski lift

Topping lift will add new ski area to resort, reduce bottleneck on Motherload chair

Update: Bodies recovered from Pend d’Oreille River crash

To help support the family, a fundraiser has been set up at Kootenay Savings in Fruitvale

Split council vote changes Castlegar infrastructure levy from five to seven years

Major industry will be seeing a tax increase over the next seven years as well.

Paramedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays