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Mayor Bruno Tassone says trip was made to support a family member’s mental health. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar mayor stands behind decision to travel out of area

Bruno Tassone and his family travelled to Mount Baldy

Mayor Bruno Tassone says trip was made to support a family member’s mental health. Photo: Submitted
A fire destroyed a garage in the 300 block 5th Street. Photo: Glen Freeman

Downtown Castlegar fire destroys garage on Boxing Day

The fire in the 300 block of 5th Street is under investigation

A fire destroyed a garage in the 300 block 5th Street. Photo: Glen Freeman
The organizer of a rally held in Castlegar is facing a $2300 fine. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar rally organizer fined under provincial health order

A 58-year-old Winlaw woman was issued a $2,300 violation ticket for organizing the event

The organizer of a rally held in Castlegar is facing a $2300 fine. Photo: Betsy Kline
The Twin Rivers Community Choir singing a COVID parody of Tiny Bubbles. Image: Twin River’s Community Choir YouTube

RDCK director commissions COVID parody music video

Castlegar’s Twin Rivers Community Choir sings about keeping safe from COVID

The Twin Rivers Community Choir singing a COVID parody of Tiny Bubbles. Image: Twin River’s Community Choir YouTube
Castlegar "freedom" rally. Photo: Castlegar News staff

Castlegar rally draws crowd of unmasked protesters

‘Kootenay Freedom Rally’ was held at Millennium Park Monday

Castlegar "freedom" rally. Photo: Castlegar News staff
Interior Health has COVID-19 testing sites in Trail and Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Take COVID-19 seriously urge Kootenay docs

“Your doctors would like you to understand we do now have Covid cases here”

Interior Health has COVID-19 testing sites in Trail and Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
Interior Health has set up a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar doctors and mayor urge residents to take COVID-19 seriously as cases are confirmed in the city

“Your doctors would like you to understand we do now have Covid cases here”

Interior Health has set up a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
There are few details but neighbours a Second Avenue house in Chilliwack say a huge police presence descended on the home after shots were heard. (File photo)

Robson search warrant yields fentanyl and weapons

Search warrant was part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation

There are few details but neighbours a Second Avenue house in Chilliwack say a huge police presence descended on the home after shots were heard. (File photo)
Reiner Jakubowski American Peony Society Registrar Nomenclature has named his latest Creation Castlegar. Photo: submitted

New peony hybrid named for Castlegar

Reiner Jakubowski has named his latest peony creation after Castlegar.

Reiner Jakubowski American Peony Society Registrar Nomenclature has named his latest Creation Castlegar. Photo: submitted
Katrine Conroy’s swearing in ceremony. Photo: Kootenay West Katrine Conroy Facebook

Forestry Minister West Kootenay MLA Katrine Conroy talks about her new role

Conroy will also oversee Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation and Columbia Basin Treaty

Katrine Conroy’s swearing in ceremony. Photo: Kootenay West Katrine Conroy Facebook
Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy has been appointed B.C. Forestry Minister.

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy named B.C. Minister of Forests

Katrine Conroy changes cabinet roles

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy has been appointed B.C. Forestry Minister.
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Thieves take goods and safe from Castlegar Habitat for Humanity ReStore

A pair of thieves made multiple trips in and out of the building Monday night

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The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps

Driver airlifted to hospital after Hwy 22 collision near Genelle

Hwy 22 remains closed due to multi-vehicle collision

The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps
A fire destroyed a shed at Yew Street and 7th Avenue on Nov. 15, 2020. Photo: Betsy Kline

VIDEO: Fire destroys shed on same Castlegar property as previous arson

Fire was on the same property where an arson fire destroyed a house in June

A fire destroyed a shed at Yew Street and 7th Avenue on Nov. 15, 2020. Photo: Betsy Kline
NAV CANDA is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Nav Canada considering closing station at West Kootenay Regional Airport

The organization is conducting a service review at Castlegar’s airport

NAV CANDA is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Katrine Conroy has won for the fifth time in the Kootenay West riding. Photo: Submitted

Katrine Conroy ready to tackle challenges after election

Conroy won the Kootenay West riding for the fifth time

Katrine Conroy has won for the fifth time in the Kootenay West riding. Photo: Submitted
Katrine Conroy

Katrine Conroy declared winner in Kootenay West

Preliminary results put NDP candidate firmly in the lead.

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Kootenay West Candidates (L to R) Glen Byle (Conservative), Katrine Conroy (NDP), Andrew Duncan (Green), Corbin Kelley (Liberal), Fletcher Quince (Independent, Ed Varney (Independent).

Kootenay West polls close, results come in

Watch the results come in.

Kootenay West Candidates (L to R) Glen Byle (Conservative), Katrine Conroy (NDP), Andrew Duncan (Green), Corbin Kelley (Liberal), Fletcher Quince (Independent, Ed Varney (Independent).
Kootenay West Candidates (L to R) Glen Byle (Conservative), Katrine Conroy (NDP), Andrew Duncan (Green), Corbin Kelley (Liberal), Fletcher Quince (Independent, Ed Varney (Independent).

Q&A with Kootenay West candidates: health care

Second in a series of Q&As with the candidates, look for a new set each morning.

Kootenay West Candidates (L to R) Glen Byle (Conservative), Katrine Conroy (NDP), Andrew Duncan (Green), Corbin Kelley (Liberal), Fletcher Quince (Independent, Ed Varney (Independent).
Kootenay West Candidates (L to R) Glen Byle (Conservative), Katrine Conroy (NDP), Andrew Duncan (Green), Corbin Kelley (Liberal), Fletcher Quince (Independent, Ed Varney (Independent).

Q&A with Kootenay West candidates: economic opportunities

First in a series of Q&As with the candidates, look for a new set each morning.

Kootenay West Candidates (L to R) Glen Byle (Conservative), Katrine Conroy (NDP), Andrew Duncan (Green), Corbin Kelley (Liberal), Fletcher Quince (Independent, Ed Varney (Independent).