Castlegar News

Flooding at Castlegar’s Millennium Park delays opening of swimming ponds

The park's third pond rose after BC Hydro increased its discharge rates at the Keenleyside Dam

  • Jul 3, 2020


Castlegar fire crews respond to kitchen fire

Three fire trucks, the CFD command vehicle, two RCMP vehicles and one ambulance attended incident


City of Castlegar releases Canada Day video

The video showcases the city's people, geography and stories

  • Jul 1, 2020


Drive-in movie theatre screen blown down in Ootischenia

The old Sunset Drive-in screen blew down during a windstorm last Saturday

  • Jun 30, 2020

Selkirk College offering employees voluntary resignations

The college is canvassing employees for those who may want some time off or reduced work loads

Thriller Queen: Nelson’s Roz Nay gets personal in Hurry Home

Nay's new novel launches July 7

  • Jun 30, 2020

Castlegar mountain bikers ride 120 km in one day

Group hits all of Castlegar's trails in one day

Former BC minister and MLA Ed Conroy passes away at 73

Ed Conroy was elected to the BC Legislature as the NDP MLA for Rossland-Trail in 1991, and in 1996.

  • Jun 29, 2020

Glass, plastic bags and Styrofoam can now be recycled at Ootischenia landfill

Castlegar residents now have options for recyclable materials not collected by the city.

  • Jun 29, 2020

Kootenay Centre Cinemas set to reopen to public

The theatre will be operating at reduced capacity to mitigate threat of COVID-19

  • Jun 26, 2020

Photos wanted for new Castlegar Skatepark sign

The photo submission deadline is quickly approaching on June 29

  • Jun 26, 2020

VIDEO: Nelson shows its heart with new city hall mural

The piece is now a highlight of Nelson's landscape

  • Jun 24, 2020

Drive-in movies coming to Castlegar next week

Shows will be at the Millennium Park parking lot. Tickets are required.

Castlegar Council Briefs: birds, bees and building boom

Castlegar council adopts bylaws permitting chickens and bees.

Access road to Idaho Peak closed due to slide

Sandon resident said the road could be closed for up to two years

  • Jun 19, 2020

City of Castlegar lifts fireworks ban

Starting Thursday, June 18, fireworks will once again be allowed on private properties

Castlegar City Hall to reopen to public on June 29

The city said the facility will look slightly different with health protocols in place

  • Jun 18, 2020

City of Castlegar asks residents to submit photos or videos for Canada Day video

Local company Stacked Films will make the video with the submitted material

  • Jun 18, 2020

Open burning temporarily allowed in Southeast Fire Centre

Category 2 fires allowed across the fire centre, Category 3 allowed in some areas