Betsy Kline

Leeza Zurwick at her new brewery in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted
Leeza Zurwick at her new brewery in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted
Fire destroyed a Robson home Aug. 1. Photo: Bailey Matteucci

Fire destroys Robson home

35 firefighters responded to the B.C. Day fire

Fire destroyed a Robson home Aug. 1. Photo: Bailey Matteucci
Slocan Community Health Centre emergency room facing temporary service reduction. File photo

Staffing issues to blame for reduction in hours at New Denver emergency room

Slocan Community Health Centre emergency room facing temporary service reduction

Slocan Community Health Centre emergency room facing temporary service reduction. File photo
The Castlegar and District Community Services Society is operating a shelter and other services from the former Flamingo Hotel. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar council allows homeless shelter permit to move forward, but with conditions

Shelter must improve communications and address issues brought forward by area businesses

The Castlegar and District Community Services Society is operating a shelter and other services from the former Flamingo Hotel. Photo: Betsy Kline
RCMP Lights - File Photo

Man dies in two-vehicle/animal collision near Castlegar

The incident happened Tuesday morning

RCMP Lights - File Photo
Screenshot: BC Wildfire Service July 23

Crews making progress on West Kootenay wildfires, but new fire starts

At least 23 fires have started in recent days in the Southeast Fire Centre

Screenshot: BC Wildfire Service July 23
A vehicle incident is affecting traffic on Highway 3 west of Castlegar. Map: DriveBC
A vehicle incident is affecting traffic on Highway 3 west of Castlegar. Map: DriveBC
(Black Press file photo)

MONDAY UPDATE: 12 wildfires burning in West Kootenay

At least 23 fires have started in recent days in the Southeast Fire Centre

(Black Press file photo)
A panel of service providers attended the meeting on homelessness for the business community. Photo: Betsy Kline

‘Please, please help us:’ Castlegar business community speaks about struggles with homeless population

Business owners, service providers and city hold meeting to discuss problems and solutions

A panel of service providers attended the meeting on homelessness for the business community. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nina Kutcheruk and her family have recently arrived in Castlegar from Ukraine. Photo: Betsy Kline

Ukrainian family finds refuge in Castlegar

Nina Kucheruk and her family have arrived from Kyiv

Nina Kutcheruk and her family have recently arrived in Castlegar from Ukraine. Photo: Betsy Kline
Castlegar’s Park Memorial Cemetery. File photo
Castlegar’s Park Memorial Cemetery. File photo
An invasive species fishing derby will take place July 22-31 on the Columbia River. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar invasive species fishout taking place July 22-31

Fishing derby targeting Walleye and northern pike

An invasive species fishing derby will take place July 22-31 on the Columbia River. Photo: Betsy Kline
Goats were employed to help reduce invasive species at the pollinator meadow at the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Photo: Terran Ambrosone

Goats eat away invasive plants at Castlegar pollinator garden

The Butterflyway project brought goats in to help at the Kootenay Gallery garden

Goats were employed to help reduce invasive species at the pollinator meadow at the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
The Urgent and Primary Care Centre is located inside the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre. File photo

Castlegar doctors address misunderstandings about Urgent and Primary Care Centre

‘This is less about the UPCC and more about the issues in primary care as a whole,’ says Dr. Larocque

The Urgent and Primary Care Centre is located inside the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre. File photo
The City of Castlegar has plans for a 12-metre-high castle play structure. Image: Kompan

City of Castlegar planning Canada’s tallest castle playground

The new play structure will be built at Millennium Park

The City of Castlegar has plans for a 12-metre-high castle play structure. Image: Kompan
The West Kootenay Rebels girls softball team — including five girls and three coaches from Castlegar — brought home the gold from a Kelowna tournament earlier this month. The team fought hard for the victory, battling through four games on the final day of the tournament. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay girls bring home gold

The West Kootenay Rebels girls softball team won a Kelowna tournament

The West Kootenay Rebels girls softball team — including five girls and three coaches from Castlegar — brought home the gold from a Kelowna tournament earlier this month. The team fought hard for the victory, battling through four games on the final day of the tournament. Photo: Submitted
(L-R) Summer Merwin and Carys Rodgers have gone undefeated in two provincial Bantam Girls Bowling championships. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar youth bowlers go undefeated at provincials — twice

Summer Merwin and Carys Rodgers are now headed to the Youth Bowl Canada National Championships

(L-R) Summer Merwin and Carys Rodgers have gone undefeated in two provincial Bantam Girls Bowling championships. Photo: Betsy Kline
Representatives from Habitat for Humanity and Interfor gathered at the site of a four-family complex under construction in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted

Interfor donates $40,000 to West Kootenay Habitat for Humanity projects

Projects in Castlegar and Grand Forks to benefit from donation

Representatives from Habitat for Humanity and Interfor gathered at the site of a four-family complex under construction in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted
This photo shows items seized during an October 2018 police raid of two Castlegar homes. Photo: Castlegar RCMP

Castlegar man sentenced to 3.5 years for drug trafficking

Bradley Morehouse also faces a firearms prohibition

This photo shows items seized during an October 2018 police raid of two Castlegar homes. Photo: Castlegar RCMP
A Trail man has been charged with sexual interference of a person under 14. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Ex-B.C. sheriff turned Kootenay security company owner charged with sexual assault of a minor

William Trowell, owner of Selkirk Security Systems, was arrested on June 8

A Trail man has been charged with sexual interference of a person under 14. (Black Press Media stock photo)