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Miss Castlegar 2018 waves to the crowds during the Sunfest parade. Photo: Betsy Kline

Cue the fireworks: Castlegar Sunfest is back

Festival will take place the first week of June

Miss Castlegar 2018 waves to the crowds during the Sunfest parade. Photo: Betsy Kline
Castlegar Search and Rescue has a new ‘snowbulance’. Photo: SCAR

Castlegar Search and Rescue purchases ‘snowbulance’

The contraption will provide a safer and smoother ride for patients

Castlegar Search and Rescue has a new ‘snowbulance’. Photo: SCAR
Guide Jean Bruun nets two cutthroat simultaneously on the Salt River near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Films from around the world will be seen at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar to host live and virtual fly fishing film festival

The film festival is taking place on March 26 at the Castle Theatre

Guide Jean Bruun nets two cutthroat simultaneously on the Salt River near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Films from around the world will be seen at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival. Photo: Submitted
RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to an attempted robbery at the Castlegar Bottle Depot. Photo: submitted

Castlegar RCMP searching for suspect in attempted robbery at bottle depot

Suspect demanded money and brandished an edged weapon

RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to an attempted robbery at the Castlegar Bottle Depot. Photo: submitted
SD20 will not be creating a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. File photo

Kootenay Columbia SD20 decides against staff vaccine policy

The district will not be implementing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement

SD20 will not be creating a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. File photo
RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to the Castlegar CIBC robbery on March 11, 2022. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar CIBC robbed Friday afternoon

RCMP seeking help locating suspect

RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to the Castlegar CIBC robbery on March 11, 2022. Photo: Submitted
B.C.’s seniors advocate found a 49-per-cent increase in abuse, neglect and self-neglect cases over the last three-to-five years across the province. Photo: Black Press Media File

Who cares for the caregiver? A Castlegar senior’s struggle to care for her husband

Advocate: Elder abuse and caregiver self-neglect are more common than you think

B.C.’s seniors advocate found a 49-per-cent increase in abuse, neglect and self-neglect cases over the last three-to-five years across the province. Photo: Black Press Media File
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Only two cancelled flights at Castlegar airport in February

West Kootenay Regional Airports adding live flight information displays

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Rendering of proposed cell tower at 1306 Columbia Avenue. Image: Freedom Mobile

Freedom Mobile proposing three cell towers in Castlegar

Freedom Mobile is hoping to build towers in Castlegar in order to launch a new network

Rendering of proposed cell tower at 1306 Columbia Avenue. Image: Freedom Mobile
About 50 people gathered at Castlegar City Hall on Sunday to show support for the people of Ukraine. Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar woman organizes rally as Ukrainian hometown battered by airstrikes

‘Yesterday they were hiding in shelters from missiles’

About 50 people gathered at Castlegar City Hall on Sunday to show support for the people of Ukraine. Photo: Jennifer Small
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FAITH: What’s growing on your tree?

Castlegar pastor James McFaddin talks about producing good fruit

  • Feb 27, 2022
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Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Air Canada resuming flights from Castlegar to Calgary this spring

West Kootenay Regional Airport also receiving $524,000 federal grant to support airport services

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared on Jan. 31 at the Castleview Care Centre. File photo
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared on Jan. 31 at the Castleview Care Centre. File photo
Space Between Dreams, Amy Sallenbach, 2018. Photo by A. Sallenbach

Journey with the Kootenay Gallery in 2022

Find out what you can see at the gallery this year

Space Between Dreams, Amy Sallenbach, 2018. Photo by A. Sallenbach
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West Kootenay climbing group launching online auction

TAWKROC has plans to make improvements at the Waterline climbing area in Castlegar

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Photo: Interior Health

COVID outbreaks grow at Castlegar and Trail care homes

One outbreak-associated death at Poplar Ridge Pavilion

Photo: Interior Health
Kootenay Family Place is celebrating 50 years. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay Family Place celebrates 50 years

KFP offers child care, developmental screenings/supports, pediatric physiotherapy and speech therapy

Kootenay Family Place is celebrating 50 years. Photos: Submitted
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COVID outbreak declared at Castleview Care Centre

Four residents have tested positive for the virus

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Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport six days a week. Photo: Betsy Kline

Air Canada increases flights at West Kootenay Regional Airport to six days a week

Flights to and from Vancouver are available six days a week

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport six days a week. Photo: Betsy Kline
Mercer Celgar is receiving $5 million to decrease natural gas use in its boilers. Photo: Mercer Celgar

Mercer Celgar receiving $5 million provincial grant

The money is slated to decrease natural gas use in the company’s boilers

Mercer Celgar is receiving $5 million to decrease natural gas use in its boilers. Photo: Mercer Celgar