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Nine black bears were destroyed in the Castlegar area in 2022. Photo: Submitted

Nine bears destroyed in Castlegar this year

Wildsafe reported to Castlegar council last week

 

(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.

Celebrate the magic of Christmas, Adopt a Family for the Holidays

Trail business brings back Adopt a Family for the Holidays, connect online or go to Good Stuff

 

A sentencing hearing for Sasha Prokaski was held in Castlegar on Nov. 23. File photo

Crown asks for 8 year sentence in Castlegar teen stabbing case

Sasha Prokaski pleaded guilty to the charges earlier this year

 

Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC

Castlegar resident behind launch of Paddle BC initiative

Paddle BC is a non-profit cooperative marketing initiative

Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC
Chad Madrigga knew exactly what his first purchase was going to be after his million dollar win — his dream car: a 1998 Dodge Viper. Photo: BC Lotto

Castlegar’s newest millionaire treats himself to a stylin’ car

To win a Maxmillions prize, you must exactly match all seven numbers on one line of your ticket

Chad Madrigga knew exactly what his first purchase was going to be after his million dollar win — his dream car: a 1998 Dodge Viper. Photo: BC Lotto
SD20 Kootenay Columbia trustees were sworn in Nov. 7.(L-R) Gordon Smith, Terry Hanik, Mark Wison, Kristin Ali, Catherine Zaitsoff, Darilyn Simister, Darrel Ganzert, Gavin Fox with Natalie Verigin, Secretary Treasurer issuing the oath of office. Trustee Stephen Piccolo is not pictured. Photo: Submitted
SD20 Kootenay Columbia trustees were sworn in Nov. 7.(L-R) Gordon Smith, Terry Hanik, Mark Wison, Kristin Ali, Catherine Zaitsoff, Darilyn Simister, Darrel Ganzert, Gavin Fox with Natalie Verigin, Secretary Treasurer issuing the oath of office. Trustee Stephen Piccolo is not pictured. Photo: Submitted
“There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the sun.” Photo: Unsplash

Use some time daily to think, to reflect

What fascinated me most about my trip across the country was the time — five days.

  • Nov 6, 2022
“There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the sun.” Photo: Unsplash
Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC

Kootenay resident behind launch of Paddle BC initiative

Paddle BC is a non-profit cooperative marketing initiative

Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC
Pastor Tom Kline

Dying with the most toys isn’t winning …

The Bible says, not money but “the love of money is the root of all evil.”

  • Oct 16, 2022
Pastor Tom Kline
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Motorists robbed by man on motorcycle near Castlegar

Police seeking witnesses to highway robbery

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Photo: Pass Creek Fire Department

Firefighters keep Pass Creek wildfire from spreading to nearby home

Four fire departments responded to the fire off of Pass Creek Road

Photo: Pass Creek Fire Department
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Police investigating fatal crash in Pass Creek area

A deceased man was found down a 150-foot embankment

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Len Vallie shares photos of motocross riders he took at the Pass Creek Fair this past weekend. The riders, from a Canadian company called Global FMX, travel the world with their show. Photos: Len Vallie

Catching Central Kootenay air

If you have a recent photo to share email: editor@trailtimes.ca

Len Vallie shares photos of motocross riders he took at the Pass Creek Fair this past weekend. The riders, from a Canadian company called Global FMX, travel the world with their show. Photos: Len Vallie
Senior environmental coordinator James Crossman releases a hatchery-origin juvenile white sturgeon into the Columbia River. Photo: BC Hydro

Sturgeon habitat restoration project underway near Arrow Lakes Generating Station

The project aims to enhance spawning area on the Columbia River

Senior environmental coordinator James Crossman releases a hatchery-origin juvenile white sturgeon into the Columbia River. Photo: BC Hydro
Lawn mower races are popular at the Pass Creek Fall Fair. File photo

Pass Creek Fall Fair taking place this weekend

The 30th annual event takes place just outside of Castlegar

Lawn mower races are popular at the Pass Creek Fall Fair. File photo
The Doukhobor Discovery Centre is hosting a borshch cook-off on Oct. 1. Photo: Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Doukhobor Discovery Centre hosting Borshch Cook-off 2022

Do you have the best borshch in town? Prove it on Oct. 1

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre is hosting a borshch cook-off on Oct. 1. Photo: Doukhobor Discovery Centre
The West Kootenay Toy Run cruised around the region Sunday. More than 260 drivers and passengers participated in the ride. The West Kootenay Toy Run Association has been riding since 1988, raising money through their love of motorcycling to support those in need throughout the region. The winner of this year’s raffle for a 2022 Harley-Davidson fatboy was Gord Oja from Enderby. Photos: Jennifer Small

PHOTOS: Riding for Kootenay kids

Annual Toy Run fundraiser cruises the West Kootenay

The West Kootenay Toy Run cruised around the region Sunday. More than 260 drivers and passengers participated in the ride. The West Kootenay Toy Run Association has been riding since 1988, raising money through their love of motorcycling to support those in need throughout the region. The winner of this year’s raffle for a 2022 Harley-Davidson fatboy was Gord Oja from Enderby. Photos: Jennifer Small
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Castlegar Search and Rescue assisted a lost hiker on Sept. 4. Photo: CSAR

Castlegar Search and Rescue aids lost hiker

Hiker got lost on Mount Sentinel

Castlegar Search and Rescue assisted a lost hiker on Sept. 4. Photo: CSAR