Castlegar News

Number of tourists to Castlegar Visitor Centre down 50 per cent this year

Despite decline, the centre has seen increase in number of regional visitors

  • Oct 5, 2020

Sales down considerably at some Castlegar restaurants

Restaurants have reported sale losses between 17 to 50 per cent during COVID-19 crisis

  • Oct 2, 2020

Interior Health sets up COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar

The drive-up site is near the Castlegar & District Community Health Centre.

Robson Fire Department to hold 24-hour roof top campout

The event will raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Around 2,400 people temporarily lose power in Castlegar

Fortis BC crews haven't determined the cause of the outage yet

  • Sep 28, 2020

Cobra Stairs in Castlegar reopen to public

A tree fell on the roof of the stairs earlier this month

  • Sep 25, 2020

Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season

The camp looked a little different this year due to COVID-19 protocols

  • Sep 24, 2020

Province’s response to old growth forest report falls short, says Nelson scientist

Rachel Holt says province is saving areas that don't need protection, ignoring those that do

  • Sep 24, 2020

Section of Arrow Lakes Drive temporarily closed Tuesday due to downed line

Motorists were driving over the cable without knowing if it was electrified

  • Sep 24, 2020

Upgrades coming for Millennium Park washroom

Features include all-season washrooms, change rooms, family rooms and outdoor showers.

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.