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

Columbia River expected to rise one metre over next two days

The discharge rates will increase on June 25

Search warrant yields fentanyl and six arrests in Castlegar

Cocaine, fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine found at Castlegar home.

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.

One person killed in Thrums head-on collision

The incident happened on Highway 3A near Castlegar on Saturday, June 20

UPDATE: Missing Castlegar woman found

Teresa Priebe was last seen June 19.

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