Castlegar News

New recycling initiatives launch at Return-It Depot in Castlegar

Staff said initiatives will help to recycle more items

  • Jul 16, 2020

Archive and research project at Doukhobor Discovery Centre coming to fruition

Up to 2,000 items will be able to be archived at facility when project is finished

  • Jul 15, 2020

Kootenay Gallery of Art set to launch virtual store on July 16

The store will feature up to 400 items from 20 regional artists

  • Jul 14, 2020

Large police presence in Castlegar on July 9 involved man peeing on street

Three police officers responded to the incident near the Black Rooster Pub at around 1:30 p.m.

  • Jul 10, 2020

Two search and rescue calls involving children end with happy outcomes

The incidents took place in Trail and Salmo area on July 5 and 6

  • Jul 9, 2020

Stanley Humphries school graduates donate $7,500 to various organizations

Doukhobor Discovery Centre and food bank are some of the recipients

  • Jul 8, 2020

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

Columbia River expected to rise one metre over next two days

The discharge rates will increase on June 25