Castlegar News

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

Castlegar businesses allowed to expand into outdoor spaces

The City of Castlegar's plan aims to help businesses deal with social distancing rules

RDCK rec facilities remain closed for now

Regional district working with British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association on guidelines

  • May 21, 2020

Snow expected to hit West Kootenay passes overnight on Thursday

Up to 15 cm of snow could fall on Highway 3 between Paulson summit to Kootenay Pass by Friday morning

  • May 21, 2020

Castlegar Fire Department restarting inspections and training

Businesses aren't the only ones rolling out new plans for Phase 2 of B.C.'s restart plan. The Castlegar Fire Depart is gearing up as well.

Riondel protests proposed cell phone tower

Telus wants to construct a new tower within the village

  • May 20, 2020

Riondel protests proposed cell phone tower

Telus wants to construct a new tower within the village

  • May 20, 2020

Traffic delays expected on Highway 3 at Bombi Pass for several weeks

Two road resurfacing projects getting underway near Castlegar

  • May 19, 2020

Castlegar restaurants set to open for dine-in customers next week

Disposable menus and condiments, spreading out tables some precautions restaurants are taking against COVID-19

  • May 15, 2020

Woman killed in two-vehicle collision on Highway 3A

The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Looking Road in Thrums

  • May 15, 2020

City of Castlegar using dogs to help control geese at Millennium Park

City using a number of measures to discourage geese from settling at the park

Cyclists, hikers asked to avoid new section of Columbia and Western Trail due to grizzly bear activity

Seven grizzly bears have been reported along trail over last week

  • May 14, 2020

Morning start: Trail’s population was higher in 1951 than it is now

Here is your Kootenay morning start for Wednesday, May 13

  • May 13, 2020

Selkirk College nursing students kick off six-week practicum with Castlegar food bank

Students will be conducting outreach and providing harm-reduction supplies for vulnerable residents

  • May 12, 2020

Aerial spraying to eradicate gypsy moths near Castlegar starts this week

Spraying will take place over Raspberry over the spring

City of Castlegar to deliver free compost

Thanks to Selkirk Paving, residents will still get compost this year in spite of COVID-19.

Grizzly bears spotted along the Columbia and Western Trail near Castlegar

Cyclists and hikers are asked to avoid using sections of the trail in the meantime

  • May 11, 2020

LETTER: A mother’s tale

Doukhobor women who came to Canada in 1899 didn't fit the stereotypical image of domestic housewives

  • May 10, 2020

Rock climbing group receives $30,000 grant to help purchase land in Castlegar

The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers has been raising funds to buy Waterline for over year

  • May 9, 2020