Municipal Election

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

Rick Smith was elected as Area J director in the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

Meet your Area J director

Rick Smith was returned to office for another four-year term

  • Oct 21, 2018
John Dooley, seen here with his wife Pat, will return as Nelson’s mayor after winning the municipal election Saturday night. Photo: Tyler Harper

UPDATED: John Dooley elected Nelson’s mayor

Logtenberg, Anderson, Woodward, Renwick, Morrison and Page elected to council

Councillor Bruno Tassone (Submitted Photo)

Update with RDCK results: Castlegar voters choose Tassone as new mayor

Castlegar council balanced in gender and experience; RDCK goes for incumbent

Councillor Bruno Tassone (Submitted Photo)
There was a steady flow of voters at the Castlegar polling station Saturday.

Polls close as Castlegar voters turn out in force for civic election

Expect results here at castlegarnews.com as soon as they’re available.

There was a steady flow of voters at the Castlegar polling station Saturday.
Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Mayoral results from across B.C.
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Voting day is Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 pm.

Polls open as city, region choose municipal leadership

Castlegar voters choosing mayor and council; Area J choosing director

Voting day is Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 pm.
One mayoral candidate — Deb McIntosh and 8 of the 11 council candidates — (left to right) Janna Sylvest, Florio Vassilakakis, Dan Rye, Bergen Price, Maria McFaddin, Tyler Maddocks, Nicole Hergert and Sue Heaton-Sherstibitoff showed up to Eco Society forum.

VIDEO: EcoSociety forum for Castlegar candidates

Candidates for mayor and council talked about environmental issues.

One mayoral candidate — Deb McIntosh and 8 of the 11 council candidates — (left to right) Janna Sylvest, Florio Vassilakakis, Dan Rye, Bergen Price, Maria McFaddin, Tyler Maddocks, Nicole Hergert and Sue Heaton-Sherstibitoff showed up to Eco Society forum.
RDCK Area J candidates profiles

RDCK Area J candidates profiles

Two people vying to represent rural residents around Castlegar

  • Oct 11, 2018
RDCK Area J candidates profiles
A standing-room-only crowd gathered for the forum hosted by the Castlegar and District Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night. Photo: Betsy Kline

VIDEO: Castlegar candidate forum draws capacity crowd

Candidate speeches and meet and greet time poplular with crowd.

A standing-room-only crowd gathered for the forum hosted by the Castlegar and District Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night. Photo: Betsy Kline
Several election signs were found in a ditch in Krestova.                                Photo submitted

Vandalized election signs found in Krestova

The pile of signs included many belonging to Nelson candidates

Several election signs were found in a ditch in Krestova.                                Photo submitted
Forsyth has spent the election campaign in hospital in Trail. He’s being photobombed here by an unidentified member of the staff. Forsyth says the care he’s received has been outstanding. (Photo by John Boivin)

Rossland council candidate runs for office from hospital bed

Scott Forsyth suffered a stroke a few days into the 2018 municipal campaign

Forsyth has spent the election campaign in hospital in Trail. He’s being photobombed here by an unidentified member of the staff. Forsyth says the care he’s received has been outstanding. (Photo by John Boivin)
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
Three Castlegar all-candidates forums slated

Three Castlegar all-candidates forums slated

Opportunities to meet the candidates for Castlegar council, mayor and RDCK Area J director.

Three Castlegar all-candidates forums slated
Meet your new city council

Meet your new city council

The municipal election candidates, in their own words

  • Oct 2, 2018
Meet your new city council
Meet the Castlegar candidates October 9

Meet the Castlegar candidates October 9

Candidates for mayor, council and RDCK director will be at event.

Meet the Castlegar candidates October 9
Meet your new mayor

Meet your new mayor

Bruno Tassone is Castlegar’s new mayor.

  • Sep 27, 2018
Meet your new mayor
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
A view of Castlegar from atop the Lions Head hike. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

Off to the races!

Plenty of choice for Castlegar voters in the municipal election

A view of Castlegar from atop the Lions Head hike. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)
UPDATE: At least a dozen names on the Castlegar ballot

UPDATE: At least a dozen names on the Castlegar ballot

But regional district, school district races quiet so far

UPDATE: At least a dozen names on the Castlegar ballot