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Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash

Trail RCMP: Case of when karma comes calling?

A security officer called in a vehicle break-in and theft in the 1000-block of Aldridge Avenue

Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash
Anne-Marie Lefebvre and Ethan Castilloux are students attending Selkirk College’s Recreation Fish and Wildlife program. Photo: submitted

ECOLOGICAL COMMENT: One gobble too many?

The history and impacts of wild turkeys in the Kootenays

Anne-Marie Lefebvre and Ethan Castilloux are students attending Selkirk College’s Recreation Fish and Wildlife program. Photo: submitted
Photo: Black Press stock

Alberta man pleads guilty in 2016 Castlegar motel robbery case

Owner of Flamingo Motel was assaulted during the crime

Photo: Black Press stock
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar airport sees only two flight cancellations in December

Airplane seats were 66% full during December

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Fire destroyed a home on West Arm Road in Pass Creek on Jan 7. Photo: Holly Strilaeff

Fire destroys Pass Creek home

The Friday afternoon fire spread quickly

Fire destroyed a home on West Arm Road in Pass Creek on Jan 7. Photo: Holly Strilaeff
Photo: Google Street View
Photo: Google Street View
Sasha Prokaski will face a preliminary inquiry in May. File photo

Castlegar teen stabbing attempted murder case moving forward

A preliminary inquiry scheduled for May 2022

Sasha Prokaski will face a preliminary inquiry in May. File photo
A pedestrian was killed on Dec. 10. File photo

Pedestrian killed while crossing Highway 3A in Tarrys

Incident took place on the highway between Castlegar and Nelson

A pedestrian was killed on Dec. 10. File photo
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

City of Castlegar submits GPS landing procedure for West Kootenay Regional Airport to regulator for approval

RNP procedure would increase landing reliability at the Castlegar airport

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Castlegar fire chief Sam Lattanzio at the school after looking for the gas leak in 2019. Photo: John Boivin

Smell of gas detected 3 times in 10 days at Castlegar Primary School

District investigating the cause, teachers’ union concerned

Castlegar fire chief Sam Lattanzio at the school after looking for the gas leak in 2019. Photo: John Boivin
Police seized drugs and weapons from an Ootischenia residence on Nov. 23. Photo: Submitted

Stabbing altercation in Ootischenia results in seizure of drugs, weapons

Two men sustained stabbing injuries in incident early Tuesday morning

Police seized drugs and weapons from an Ootischenia residence on Nov. 23. Photo: Submitted
Terry Martin, KBRH health foundation board member (right), accepted this generous donation from Kathleen (left) and Brad Zubrick (centre), McDonald’s Trail and Castlegar owners. Photo: Submitted

McHappy Day in Trail and Castlegar supports regional health care

Generous donation supports medical equipment upgrades for ambulatory care at KBRH.

Terry Martin, KBRH health foundation board member (right), accepted this generous donation from Kathleen (left) and Brad Zubrick (centre), McDonald’s Trail and Castlegar owners. Photo: Submitted
The Michaud Creek wildfire as it reaches the boundary of the Kutasewich property. Submitted photo

‘I had to do it’: A Castlegar couple’s fight to save their property from wildfires

The Michaud Creek fire devastated the area surrounding the Kutasewich family’s Arrow Lakes property

The Michaud Creek wildfire as it reaches the boundary of the Kutasewich property. Submitted photo
Three dead mule deer were found near Castlegar. Black Press file photo
Three dead mule deer were found near Castlegar. Black Press file photo
Jessica Kluckert (seen here with her partner Devin Wescott) is facing a long recovery after a head-on collision Oct. 25. Photo: Submitted

Victim in head-on collision near Genelle facing long recovery

On Oct. 25, a Kia crossed the centre line of Hwy 22 and struck Jessica Kluckert’s Honda

Jessica Kluckert (seen here with her partner Devin Wescott) is facing a long recovery after a head-on collision Oct. 25. Photo: Submitted
A conceptual drawing of a new housing and art gallery relocation proposal in downtown Castlegar. Image: City Spaces Consulting

Opinion: Do we really want more housing in Castlegar?

We can’t demand more housing and then complain about every development proposal

A conceptual drawing of a new housing and art gallery relocation proposal in downtown Castlegar. Image: City Spaces Consulting
Early days at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre. Photo: Submitted

Celebrating 50 years at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre

The museum officially opened in Castlegar on Nov. 13, 1971.

  • Oct 21, 2021
Early days at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre. Photo: Submitted
New COVID-19 infections are shown across local health areas in the Interior and Kootenay regions for the week of Oct. 10 - 16. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control

New COVID cases double over Boundary

New cases slumped across the East Kootenay, according to the BC CDC’s latest numbers

New COVID-19 infections are shown across local health areas in the Interior and Kootenay regions for the week of Oct. 10 - 16. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control
Local students joined a Castlegar Butterflyway work crew last week. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway

Castlegar students help plant 1 million seeds for pollinators

Castlegar Butterflyway is creating meadows near the Kootenay Gallery of Art

Local students joined a Castlegar Butterflyway work crew last week. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway
Black Press file photo

Castlegar area woodlot licence receives provincial award

Robert and Greg Sahlstrom are being recognized with a Minister’s Award for Innovation and Excellence

Black Press file photo