Castlegar News

Letter: A call for unity

Castlegar's Dave Carter says Canadian society is at a dangerous crossroad

  • Mar 1, 2021


Construction on the Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Project beginning March 1

Crews will be clearing brush and trees and removing asphalt

  • Feb 26, 2021


Suspect arrested after armed robbery in downtown Castlegar

Victim was allegedly threatened with knife and bear spray


Nomination packages available for Castlegar byelection

The mayor's seat and one council seat will be on the ballot

Construction of RDCK compost facility to begin this year

Facility should be running by 2022

  • Feb 22, 2021

Three people died of overdoses in Castlegar in 2020

Nelson had six deaths

  • Feb 22, 2021

Pre-construction work starting on Columbia Avenue – Phase 2

Preparations are underway to start major project on Castlegar's main thoroughfare

  • Feb 21, 2021

Six weeks with no new COVID-19 cases in Castlegar

The latest localized BCDCD COVID-19 numbers

Regional food processing facility coming to Creston

The facility will produce juices from fruits and vegetables, package vegetables for institutions, bottle jams, freeze-dry products into powders and provide other food processing services.

  • Feb 19, 2021

West Kootenay man survives avalanche in Norns Range

Blaine Penner accidentally stepped out onto a cornice, triggering avalanche

Mercer Celgar unveils COVID-19 precautions during maintenance shutdown

About 500 extra workers will be brought in during the shutdown March 6-26

Kootenay Columbia School District grad rates above provincial average for 2020

The district's Indigenous student graduation rate matched its non-Indigenous rate

Castlegar homeless shelter moving to Flamingo Hotel

Castlegar and District Community Services Society has purchased the Flamingo Hotel

Castlegar goes five weeks with no new COVID-19 cases

The latest localized BCDCD COVID-19 numbers

Jennie Gallo added to Castlegar Complex Wall of Fame

Gallo has had a successful career in women's hockey

  • Feb 10, 2021

Kootenay Boundary investment co-op offering micro-loans for small and medium sized businesses

West Kootenay Boundary Community Cooperative partnering with KAST to deliver $1000 to $3500 loans

  • Feb 10, 2021

New life for old building in Castlegar’s downtown

Head 2 Toe Chiropractic has renovated an older building on 3rd Street

Castlegar goes one month with no new COVID-19 cases

The latest localized BCDCD COVID-19 numbers

RDCK Area I and J directors say their constituents treated unfairly in province’s COVID Restart Grant program

Directors say funding formula is "unfair, inequitable, unconscionable, and unbelievable"

  • Feb 8, 2021

Ecological Comment: Proposed national park reserve splits communities

A column written by Recreation Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College

  • Feb 6, 2021