Castlegar News

Portion of Broadwater Road in Castlegar to remain closed to public until Friday

The road closed on May 31 due to flooding

  • Jun 3, 2020

Broadwater Road residents allowed to return home after evacuation order

Area near Castlegar evacuated due to flooding risk

RDCK closes all indoor recreational facilities until at least August 18

The district said closures are necessary to meet financial plan and to deliver safe programming

  • Jun 2, 2020

Mercer Celgar announces 30 days of downtime at Castlegar mill in July

Sawlog stumpage charges on pulpwood and complex stumpage rules some reasons for downtime

  • Jun 1, 2020

Portion of Broadwater Road in Robson closed due to flooding

Glade Ferry is also experiencing delays due to debris

UPDATE: Flooding prompts evacuation order for part of Broadwater Road in Robson

Evacuation area expanded to include 3966-4019 Broadwater Road

No passenger flights at West Kootenay Regional Airport until at least September

This is the third time Air Canada has announced changes to flight operations out of the airport

  • May 29, 2020

Morning start: Numerous shipwrecks can be found below Kootenay Lake

Here is your Kootenays' morning start for Thursday, May 28

  • May 28, 2020

Possible Kermode Bear spotted near Castlegar

A local resident spotted the white-coloured bear while on an evening trail run on May 27

  • May 28, 2020

RCMP seek public’s help in identifying suspects responsible for keying cars in Castlegar

At least three cars have been keyed in north Castlegar in the last 24 hours

  • May 27, 2020

Society launches survey to help transition West Kootenay communities to 100% renewable energy

You have until June 6 to complete the survey online

  • May 27, 2020

Castlegar residents can now report minor crimes to RCMP online

New reporting tool available for Castlegar, Robson, Ootischenia, Thrums, Deer Park, Glade, Tarrys

Castlegar students set to return to in-person classes next week

Students from different grades will be attending school on different days to mitigate threat of COVID-19

  • May 26, 2020

Trial date set in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Constable Jason Tait has elected a jury trial.

Castlegar and Creston skate parks opening May 27

The RDCK is asking skateboarders to take physical distancing protocols to combat spread of COVID-19

  • May 25, 2020

Suspected fentanyl and cocaine seized during RCMP search in Castlegar

Two men were taken into police custody during the search warrant

  • May 25, 2020

Castlegar green spaces will see less maintenance this year

Mowing, weeding and watering will be reduced

Kootenay wildlife restoration projects receive $5.5 million in grants

Many of the projects are taking place in the West Kootenay region

  • May 22, 2020

Lock at Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar to open on May 23

The navigational lock will be open every day of the week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m

  • May 22, 2020

RDCK launches new public web map service

The initiative will help provide better self-serve mapping needs to public