Castlegar News

Ootischenia man fined for driving vehicle held together by bungee cord

Vehicle also had improper plates and no insurance

 

RDCK rescinds evacuation alert for properties near Talbott Creek fire

Cooler and wetter condition are expected to help crews fight fire in coming days

  • Sep 22, 2020

 

Up to 90 people forced to evacuate Sandman Inn in Castlegar on Monday night

A heating appliance in hotel started to burn dust and caused smoke alarm to go off

  • Sep 22, 2020

 

Missing Lardeau man not found, underwater search called off

Thomas Schreiber was last seen on Sept. 15

  • Sep 21, 2020

RDCK reduces number of properties under evacuation alert from Talbott Creek Fire to 46

Improved visibility has allowed helicopters to resume water suppression efforts on fire

  • Sep 21, 2020

Kootenay teachers’ union going to labour relations board over COVID-19 related work conditions

Union issues open letter to premier, education minister, health minister and Dr. Bonnie Henry.

Rec commission applies for grant for Castlegar Community Complex upgrades

Arena roof repairs and fitness centre expansion included in proposal

Castlegar man charged with uttering threats

Erik Larsen is in custody until his next court appearance.

Central Mountain Air to offer flights out of Castlegar

The company will be offering Castlegar to Vancouver flights October 1.

Intermittent traffic delays expected on Columbia Avenue through October 16

Fortis BC is replacing poles along Castlegar's main thoroughfare

Two men killed in Hwy 3 collision west of Castlegar

The single-vehicle incident happened Thursday morning

UPDATE: Driver sent to hospital after three-vehicle collision in Castlegar

Incident involved a semi-truck and two other vehicles

Interior Health investigating large youth gathering near Castlegar

One COVID-19 case has already been confirmed at the local high school

RDCK reduces number of homes under evacuation alert from Talbott Creek Fire

129 homes in the vicinity of the fire are no longer under an evacuation alert

  • Sep 15, 2020

COVID-19 case confirmed at Castlegar secondary school

Interior Health has contacted people if they might've been exposed to the virus

  • Sep 14, 2020

Jury selection begins in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Jason Tait is charged with manslaughter in relation to the shooting of Waylon Jesse Edey

Talbott Creek fire grows to 860 hectares

Helicopters haven't been able to fight fire recently due to low visibility

  • Sep 14, 2020

City of Castlegar to help builders transition to new step code

Workshops and demonstrations will be held over the next year

  • Sep 13, 2020

Huge spike in garbage found along Columbia and Western Trail

Empty beer cans, piles of unburned garbage in fire pits have been found along trail

  • Sep 12, 2020