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BC Wildfire Service are planning a prescribed burn near Castlegar as early as tomorrow for the Sutherland Creek area. (BCWFS photo)

Prescribed burn planned by B.C Wildfire Service for Sutherland Creek area

A prescribed burn is being planned for the Sutherland Creek area starting…

  • May 10, 2023
BC Wildfire Service are planning a prescribed burn near Castlegar as early as tomorrow for the Sutherland Creek area. (BCWFS photo)
The Cant Creek fire as viewed from a Krestova home. Photo: Submitted
The Cant Creek fire as viewed from a Krestova home. Photo: Submitted
Work on the arena floor at the Castlegar Community Complex is progressing on budget. Photo: RDCK

Castlegar arena floor repairs progressing on schedule

Arena is scheduled to reopen in October

Work on the arena floor at the Castlegar Community Complex is progressing on budget. Photo: RDCK
Castlegar Search and Rescue assisted in a rescue off the Mel DeAnna Trail April 21. Photo: CSAR
Castlegar Search and Rescue assisted in a rescue off the Mel DeAnna Trail April 21. Photo: CSAR
Alleged threats of violence were made against Stanley Humphries Secondary School on April 16. Photo: John Boivin

School district admits communication shortfalls following Castlegar school shooting threat

Alleged threats of violence were made against Stanley Humphries Secondary School

Alleged threats of violence were made against Stanley Humphries Secondary School on April 16. Photo: John Boivin
A student allegedly made a threat to inflict violence at Stanley Humphries Secondary School through social media. Photo: John Boivin

Castlegar school shooting threat made worse by social media rumours: mayor

School District 20, RCMP criticized for lack of communication

A student allegedly made a threat to inflict violence at Stanley Humphries Secondary School through social media. Photo: John Boivin
New grant will expedite the terminal expansion at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

City of Castlegar receives $6 million grant for airport expansion

The West Kootenay Regional Airport terminal building will be expanded to accommodate larger aircraft

New grant will expedite the terminal expansion at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Jennifer Small is a Castlegar-based photographer. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar photographer gets opportunity to shoot Canucks game

Jennifer Small becomes one of a small group of female photographers to shoot an NHL game

Jennifer Small is a Castlegar-based photographer. Photo: Submitted
Castlegar Courthouse. File photo
Castlegar Courthouse. File photo
Castlegar and District Community Services Society will no longer be operating a shelter at the former Flamingo Hotel at 1660 Columbia Ave. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar homeless shelter permanently closing at current location

The Way Out Shelter will no longer be operating at 1660 Columbia Ave.

Castlegar and District Community Services Society will no longer be operating a shelter at the former Flamingo Hotel at 1660 Columbia Ave. Photo: Betsy Kline
ʔaxw̌ mn ̓ — Brush the Water: The Renaissance of Plateau Canoe Culture on the Upper Columbia River (2012-2023) will open at the Kootenay Gallery of Art on March 10. Photo: Submitted
ʔaxw̌ mn ̓ — Brush the Water: The Renaissance of Plateau Canoe Culture on the Upper Columbia River (2012-2023) will open at the Kootenay Gallery of Art on March 10. Photo: Submitted
Kaito Takeda will perform on violin with La Cafamore. Photo: Submitted

La Cafamore playing in Castlegar March 26

String quartet will perform works by Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn

Kaito Takeda will perform on violin with La Cafamore. Photo: Submitted
The West Kootenay Crusaders captured the U15AA Tier 1 banner after winning the OMAHA U15 AA Playoffs in Kamloops on Sunday, March 5. Photo: contributed

West Kootenay U15 AA Crusaders raise playoff banner

West Kootenay U15 Crusaders defeat East Kootenay rival in final to win OMAHA Tier 1 AA Zone playoffs

The West Kootenay Crusaders captured the U15AA Tier 1 banner after winning the OMAHA U15 AA Playoffs in Kamloops on Sunday, March 5. Photo: contributed
A Castlegar woman succumbed to her injuries after Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue extracted her from the river bank below the Esplanade in downtown Trail.

Castlegar woman dies of injuries after fall from Trail Esplanade

‘A mother, a daughter, a sister and an aunt, who was loved and had a family who fought for her’

A Castlegar woman succumbed to her injuries after Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue extracted her from the river bank below the Esplanade in downtown Trail.
Proposed riding changes are pictured on this map from the Federal Electoral Redistribution Commission.

Federal electoral boundary proposal splits West Kootenay between three ridings

Castlegar and Thrums split up as well as Trail and Montrose

Proposed riding changes are pictured on this map from the Federal Electoral Redistribution Commission.
Black Press file photo

Two Nelson women killed in Shoreacres vehicle collision

The two-vehicle collision happened on Highway 3A between Castlegar and Nelson

Black Press file photo
Seven flights were cancelled at the West Kootenay Regional Airport in January. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar flights 74% reliable in January

Seven flights were cancelled at the West Kootenay Regional Airport in January

Seven flights were cancelled at the West Kootenay Regional Airport in January. Photo: Betsy Kline
Castlegar mayor Maria McFaddin. Photo: Betsy Kline

Anti-vaccine mandate nurses group using Castlegar mayor’s statements to promote cause

Maria McFaddin says she thought she was giving her personal opinion to an individual, not a group

Castlegar mayor Maria McFaddin. Photo: Betsy Kline
Jonathan O’Rourke was sentenced at the Rossland Law Courts on Feb. 22. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Castlegar 7-Eleven knife-point robber sentenced to 12 months

Jonathan O’Rourke will be serving prison time for April 2021 robbery

Jonathan O’Rourke was sentenced at the Rossland Law Courts on Feb. 22. Photo: Sheri Regnier
April Huggett stands in front of a destroyed apartment building in the Saltovka area of Kharkiv. Photo: Submitted

‘I couldn’t get over it’: Castlegar mother heads to the front lines of Ukraine

April Huggett is delivering supplies to soldiers and civilians

April Huggett stands in front of a destroyed apartment building in the Saltovka area of Kharkiv. Photo: Submitted