Chelsea Novak

A slide below 3430 Loon Lake Road south of Ainsworth has forced the evacuation of one residence.

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.

A slide below 3430 Loon Lake Road south of Ainsworth has forced the evacuation of one residence.
Canadian Coast to Coast Classic Vehicle Tour celebrates Canada 150

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.

Canadian Coast to Coast Classic Vehicle Tour celebrates Canada 150
Basin residents happy, plan to stay: Snapshot of 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot

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.

Basin residents happy, plan to stay: Snapshot of 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot
For the third year in a row

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.

For the third year in a row
Barbara Stegemann is CEO of The 7 Virtues and will speak at this year’s Find Your Divine on April 5.

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.

Barbara Stegemann is CEO of The 7 Virtues and will speak at this year’s Find Your Divine on April 5.
Performers in the Rossland Light Opera Players’ 2017 main-stage show

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.

Performers in the Rossland Light Opera Players’ 2017 main-stage show
Community paramedics to deliver care in Rossland, Fruitvale

Community paramedics to deliver care in Rossland, Fruitvale

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

Community paramedics to deliver care in Rossland, Fruitvale
Johnny P. Johnson will launch his new album at a concert on April 1 and proceeds will go to the KBRH emergency department.

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.

Johnny P. Johnson will launch his new album at a concert on April 1 and proceeds will go to the KBRH emergency department.
I4C Innovation’s future building with a logo concept out front.

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.

I4C Innovation’s future building with a logo concept out front.
Cedar Taxi Ltd. is bringing the first mobility taxi or WAT (wheelchair accessible taxi) to the Greater Trail area

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.

Cedar Taxi Ltd. is bringing the first mobility taxi or WAT (wheelchair accessible taxi) to the Greater Trail area
Public engagement for B.C. rural education strategy lands in Kootenays

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.

Public engagement for B.C. rural education strategy lands in Kootenays
Val Litwin (left)

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.

Val Litwin (left)
Red Mountain Racers coach hosts book signing

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.

Red Mountain Racers coach hosts book signing
Members of the Rossland Youth Service Group are preparing to campout in Harry Lafevre Square on Friday to raise awareness for homelessness and funds for the Getting to Home Project in Trail.

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.

Members of the Rossland Youth Service Group are preparing to campout in Harry Lafevre Square on Friday to raise awareness for homelessness and funds for the Getting to Home Project in Trail.
File photo of an ambulance.

Man killed by tree while grooming trails

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

File photo of an ambulance.
Jacob Rabe

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.

Jacob Rabe
Red Mountain Racers Kristof Panke (fifth from left) and Heiko Ihns (ninth from left) are among the skiers who will represent BC at the U16 National Championships.

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.

Red Mountain Racers Kristof Panke (fifth from left) and Heiko Ihns (ninth from left) are among the skiers who will represent BC at the U16 National Championships.
A woman watching the Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race on Saturday was injured during a crash.

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.

A woman watching the Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race on Saturday was injured during a crash.
Johnny Strilaeff

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.

Johnny Strilaeff
Comparison of business licence fees in the Kootenay Boundary regional district

Rossland business licence fees highest in Kootenay Boundary

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

Comparison of business licence fees in the Kootenay Boundary regional district