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Water, sewer and garbage rates will be increasing next year. File photo

Castlegar utility rates increasing in 2023

Average house will see an annual increase of about $48

 

Katrine Conroy is the new provincial finance minister. Photo: Government of B.C.

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy named B.C. finance minister

Former forest minister moves to finance

 

St. David’s Thrift Store 51st anniversary celebration. Photo: Wayne Groutage

Castlegar’s St. David’s Thrift Shop celebrates its 51st year

The shop is run and managed by the Anglican and United Churches and community volunteers

 

The Castlegar Fire Department’s 40th annual toy drive got a head start in September during the Castlegar Golf Club’s Christmas in September event. Photo: Castlegar Golf Club Facebook
The Castlegar Fire Department’s 40th annual toy drive got a head start in September during the Castlegar Golf Club’s Christmas in September event. Photo: Castlegar Golf Club Facebook
The mystery money is headed to a local non-profit that benefits seniors. File photo
The mystery money is headed to a local non-profit that benefits seniors. File photo
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Richard Hilde-Radulovich and Hannah Devereux-Dole (L-R) are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted

ECOLOGICAL COMMENT: Help halt mad deer disease in the Kootenays

Chronic wasting disease presents a very real threat to deer, elk, moose, and caribou

Richard Hilde-Radulovich and Hannah Devereux-Dole (L-R) are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted
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FAITH: A lesson from the wise old bird

A column for Castlegar pastor Junior Spooner

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Nine black bears were destroyed in the Castlegar area in 2022. Photo: Submitted

Nine bears destroyed in Castlegar this year

Wildsafe reported to Castlegar council last week

Nine black bears were destroyed in the Castlegar area in 2022. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar Rescue 1 dispensing foam onto a vehicle fire Dec. 1. Photo: CFD
Castlegar Rescue 1 dispensing foam onto a vehicle fire Dec. 1. Photo: CFD
Twin Rivers Community Choir. Photo: Janelle Ellis

Twin Rivers Community Choir sings in the season

Castlegar concerts will take place Dec. 9 - 10

Twin Rivers Community Choir. Photo: Janelle Ellis
Castlegar Hospice Society executive director Suzanne Lehbauer invites everyone to leave a message for a loved one at the society’s Celebrate a Life display. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar Hospice launches Celebrate a Life campaign

Memorial tree and holiday display at the Super 8 Hotel

Castlegar Hospice Society executive director Suzanne Lehbauer invites everyone to leave a message for a loved one at the society’s Celebrate a Life display. Photo: Betsy Kline
A zoning amendment has been requested for this property to allow a cannabis production facility. Image: City of Castlegar

Cannabis production company asks Castlegar for a zoning amendment

Company proposes to build a cannabis production facility near Blueberry

A zoning amendment has been requested for this property to allow a cannabis production facility. Image: City of Castlegar
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FAITH: Choosing the right friends

A column from Castlegar pastor Tom Kline

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(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.

Celebrate the magic of Christmas, Adopt a Family for the Holidays

Trail business brings back Adopt a Family for the Holidays, connect online or go to Good Stuff

(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.
A sentencing hearing for Sasha Prokaski was held in Castlegar on Nov. 23. File photo

Crown asks for 8 year sentence in Castlegar teen stabbing case

Sasha Prokaski pleaded guilty to the charges earlier this year

A sentencing hearing for Sasha Prokaski was held in Castlegar on Nov. 23. File photo
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Sculpturewalk celebrating with Night of Fire

Free, family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10

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Communities in Bloom volunteers and judges toured Castlegar in July. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar shines at national Communities in Bloom Awards

Castlegar takes bronze in grand champions category

Communities in Bloom volunteers and judges toured Castlegar in July. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
About 40 per cent of Castlegar’s residents are religious. File photo

CENSUS 2021: Religion on the decline in Castlegar

Census data shows 40% of Castlegar residents claim a religious association

About 40 per cent of Castlegar’s residents are religious. File photo