Chelsea Novak

Deer Park Forestry Service Road expected to re-open Monday

The Deer Park Forestry Service Road has been closed since last Tuesday due to a washout and is expected to re-open Monday.

Canadian Coast to Coast Classic Vehicle Tour celebrates Canada 150

A cross-Canada antique car tour that began when Canada celebrated its 100th birthday is gearing up to celebrate Canada’s 150th.

Basin residents happy, plan to stay: Snapshot of 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot

The majority of people living in the area are happy living here and plan to stay, according to the 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot Report.

Rossland Beer Co. voted Beer Goggles Fan Favourite for third year running

Rossland’s brewery was voted Fan Favourite of the Fest for the third year in a row at the fourth annual Beer Goggles Craft Beer Fest.

Reversing war and poverty through buying power: A Q&A with Barbara Stegemann

A Q&A with Barbara Stegemann, this year’s Find Your Divine speaker, about how her company, The 7 Virtues, is trying to end war and poverty.

Reluctant Dragon offers fun and music for entire family

The Rossland Light Opera Players (RLOP) will be performing The Reluctant Dragon in Rossland, Trail and Castlegar.

Community paramedics to deliver care in Rossland, Fruitvale

Rossland and Fruitvale should have community paramedics delivering care by October.

West Kootenay musician raising funds for KBRH emergency room

A West Kootenay musician is holding a concert to raise funds for the KBRH emergency department.

Industrial innovation in the Basin: A Q&A with Brian Fry, partner at I4C Innovation

A Q&A with Brian Fry, a partner at I4C Innovation, about what the company has planned for the new commercial building purchased by the CBT.

New Rossland taxi company offers service for wheelchair users

Cedar Taxi Ltd., a new taxi company operating in Rossland, is offering service for wheelchair users.

Public engagement for B.C. rural education strategy lands in Kootenays

Stakeholders from four different regional school districts attended an open house on rural education in Trail on Friday.

BC Chamber president and CEO meets with local chambers

Labour and transportation emerged as issues for local business at a meeting of regional chambers of commerce last Wednesday in Castlegar.

Red Mountain Racers coach hosts book signing

Grant Rutherglen, the Red Mountain Racers coach who helped many racers to the national team, is holding a book signing on Saturday.

Rossland youth plan street camp out to raise awareness for homelessness

Rossland youth will be sleeping on the street to raise money for the Getting to Home Project and awareness for homelessness.

Man killed by tree while grooming trails

Skier using trails discovered body of man, called for search and rescue.

Skier injured in Rossland avalanche released from rehab

The backcountry skier who was seriously injured in a Rossland avalanche in mid-January was finally able to go home last week.

Two Red Mountain Racers off to U16 Nationals

Two Red Mountain Racers are headed to the U16 National Championships after qualifying at the second round of the Teck Open Series last week.

Bobsled crash at Rossland Winter Carnival leads to broken femur, minor injuries

A crash at the bobsled race on Saturday left one bobsledder with a broken femur and three other people with minor injuries.

Q&A with Johnny Strilaeff, president and CEO of Columbia Basin Trust

Castlegar News caught up with Johnny Strilaeff, president and CEO of Columbia Basin Trust, for a Q&A about what the trust is working on.

Rossland business licence fees highest in Kootenay Boundary

Rossland has high business licence fees compared to other municipalities in the Kootenay Boundary regional district.