Castlegar News

Castlegar and Trail Chevron offering free gas for front line workers

Health care, fire, police, paramedics included in offer


Kootenay gas prices among the highest in B.C

Gas prices are up to 10 cents higher than other neighbouring B.C. regions

  • Mar 30, 2020


Man launches West Kootenay shuttle service for those in need

Business owner Mike Sherwood said he's been getting ten call requests a day from people

  • Mar 30, 2020

West Kootenay octogenarian helping develop low-cost ventilator for COVID-19 patients

Peter Brockley is working with his doctor son, Graham, to develop the unit that could save lives

  • Mar 27, 2020

Burning banned in Castlegar and surrounding area

Provincial orders are prohibiting Category 2 and 3 open burning at this time.

Air Canada cuts all flights in and out of Castlegar

Cut begins immediately as airline adapts strategy to COVID-19

  • Mar 25, 2020

RDCK takes measures to protect onsite waste and recycling staff

Free tipping fees for homeowners, but caution not to overuse it

  • Mar 24, 2020

Selkirk College curtails operations with move to alternative delivery

Staff, students given to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, to clear their desks and offices

  • Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 comes to Castlegar

Local doctors urging public to stay home as local cases surface

Man in jail after early-morning break-and-enter

Homeowner woke to find man breaking into his house

  • Mar 23, 2020

Castlegar ‘Grocery Buddies’, Rossland Rotarians helping ensure seniors are stocked up

Volunteers getting groceries to seniors who need them during the COVID-19 outbreak

  • Mar 22, 2020

Castlegar teen has big business dreams

Myles Peterson is looking for $1.4 million to start a plastic recycling company.

Only toilet paper down the loo, pleads City of Castlegar

Other paper and disinfectant wipe products can clog up sewer lines

  • Mar 20, 2020

Selkirk College student housing to remain open, with precautions

College won't evict students in midst of COVID-19 pandemic, says prez

  • Mar 20, 2020

Air Canada suspends service to Castlegar, Cranbrook in April

Company responding to COVID-19 pandemic

  • Mar 19, 2020

Castlegar couple stranded in Ecuador

Closed borders and travel limitations keep Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling in Ecuador.

Road expansion near Castlegar’s airport to begin soon

New road will service lots at the airport surplus lands.

City of Castlegar closes City Hall and other facilities

Emergency operations centre also activated