Castlegar News

38% of students returned to class in School District 20

Board chairperson said reopening of playgrounds has helped to reduce student anxiety

  • Jun 12, 2020

Highway 33, near Kelowna, remains closed due to washout

Crews remain on scene to repair the section of road that has been damaged by the washout

  • Jun 12, 2020

Water restrictions set to take place in Castlegar area on June 15

Blueberry and Lucas Road residents are included in the water restrictions

  • Jun 12, 2020

Highway 33, near Kelowna, remains closed due to washout

Transportation crews are on site working to fix the washout south of Kelowna

  • Jun 11, 2020

Laboratory services at Castlegar Health Centre now by appointment

Patients are asked to call ahead and schedule an appointment

VIDEO: Cinderella’s Closet offers free outfits for grads in Nelson

The confidential service is for students who can't afford grad clothes

  • Jun 11, 2020

UPDATE: Mudslide closes Highway 33 in Joe Rich

The incident happened around 4 a.m. between three Forks Road and Philpott Road

  • Jun 10, 2020

Black Lives Matter solidarity event planned in Castlegar

Similar rallies have already been held across the Interior

  • Jun 9, 2020

Castlegar fire chief shares details from Friday’s fire that destroyed two homes

A suspect has been arrested related the incident

May storm sets rainfall record for West Kootenay

Monthly precipitation 53 per cent above average

Only 12 total confirmed cases in the Kootenay Boundary since COVID-19 began

B.C. health officials release a first look at how the coronavirus has reached all of the province

  • Jun 9, 2020

Castlegar playgrounds and washrooms reopen

City of Castlegar opening playgrounds and washrooms as part of COVID-19 reopening process

Suspect arrested in arson fire that destroyed two Castlegar homes

The fire took place Friday in north Castlegar

Kootenay Gallery of Art virtual store project well underway

The store will sell up to 300 items from West Kootenay artists once it launches in July

  • Jun 6, 2020

Kootenay Gallery of Art virtual store project well underway

The store will sell up to 300 items from West Kootenay artists once it launches in July

  • Jun 6, 2020

UPDATE: Two Castlegar homes destroyed in fire

Fire destroys homes at 7th Avenue and Yew Street.

Zoning hearing scheduled for major Castlegar housing development

Phase two of Twin Rivers Estates needs a zoning change before moving forward

Castlegar cyclist suffers non-life threatening injuries after being struck by vehicle

The incident occurred on the Kinnaird Bridge at approximately 8:50 a.m. on Thursday

  • Jun 4, 2020

Mercer Celgar to temporarily lay off majority of Castlegar mill workers in July

The company said it's possible that the workers could be laid off for more than a month

  • Jun 4, 2020

Pay guarantee removed for some Kootenay on-call paramedics

Guarantee phased out as BCEHS introduces a new "scheduled on call" model