Betsy Kline

The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps

Driver airlifted to hospital after Hwy 22 collision near Genelle

Hwy 22 remains closed due to multi-vehicle collision

The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps
NAV CANDA is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Nav Canada considering closing station at West Kootenay Regional Airport

The organization is conducting a service review at Castlegar’s airport

NAV CANDA is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted

Young Castlegar man seeks to inspire through podcast

Will Watt has launched the WillPower podcast to encourage young people to overcome their struggles.

Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted
Interior Health sets up COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar

Interior Health sets up COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar

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

Interior Health sets up COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar
Central Mountain Air CEO Bob Cummings (right) and Castlegar Mayor Bruno Tassone (left) celebrate the airline’s arrival in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
Central Mountain Air CEO Bob Cummings (right) and Castlegar Mayor Bruno Tassone (left) celebrate the airline’s arrival in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
Kindergarten students practicing their letters with natural materials at Brent Kennedy Elementary’s new outdoor learning space. Submitted photos

Community comes together to create outdoor classroom at Kootenay school

Brent Kennedy Elementary has a new learning space thanks to an inspired teacher Kalesnikoff Lumber

Kindergarten students practicing their letters with natural materials at Brent Kennedy Elementary’s new outdoor learning space. Submitted photos
Two men killed in Hwy 3 collision west of Castlegar

Two men killed in Hwy 3 collision west of Castlegar

The single-vehicle incident happened Thursday morning

Two men killed in Hwy 3 collision west of Castlegar
Central Mountain Air will now be offering flights out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Central Mountain Air to offer flights out of Castlegar

The company will be offering Castlegar to Vancouver flights October 1.

Central Mountain Air will now be offering flights out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Castlegar’s High School.. Photo: John Boivin
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Castlegar’s High School.. Photo: John Boivin
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Stanley Humphries Secondary School. Photo: John Boivin

Interior Health investigating large youth gathering near Castlegar

One COVID-19 case has already been confirmed at the local high school

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Stanley Humphries Secondary School. Photo: John Boivin
The trial will take place at the Nelson Courthouse.Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Jury selection begins in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Jason Tait is charged with manslaughter in relation to the shooting of Waylon Jesse Edey

The trial will take place at the Nelson Courthouse.Photo: Bill Metcalfe
A scene from the Skattebo Reach Trail. Photo: Connor Trembley

Upgrades coming to Skattebo Reach Trail between Ootischenia and Glade

The upgrades will make the trail more accessible to less skilled hikers and cyclists.

A scene from the Skattebo Reach Trail. Photo: Connor Trembley
Selkirk College. File photo

Selkirk College international students arriving in spite of COVID-19

About 50 international students will be arriving from India, Philippines and Europe.

Selkirk College. File photo
Castlegar Community Health Centre. File photo

Physicians demand changes to Castlegar lab booking procedures

Physicians want change before “a patient dies a preventable death or the existing lab staff quits”

Castlegar Community Health Centre. File photo
The Talbot Creek fire on Aug. 22. Photo Christophe Valls

UPDATE: Talbot Creek fire in Slocan Valley grows to over 300 hectares

Evacuation alert and area restriction remains in place

The Talbot Creek fire on Aug. 22. Photo Christophe Valls
Alexis Robillard is organizing a protest in Castlegar to let the government know people want online schooling to be an option in the fall. Photo submitted

Protest against in-person only option for school planned for Castlegar

Grade 10 JL Crowe student planning Castlegar protest.

Alexis Robillard is organizing a protest in Castlegar to let the government know people want online schooling to be an option in the fall. Photo submitted
A map of the evacuation alert area issued by the RDCK for the Talbot Creek fire.
A map of the evacuation alert area issued by the RDCK for the Talbot Creek fire.
West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

UPDATE: Air Canada pushes potential flight resumption back to October

Air Canada expected to resume flights this fall

West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Image: Regional District of Central Kootenay
Image: Regional District of Central Kootenay
Crews aggressively fighting Talbot Creek fire southwest of Winlaw

Crews aggressively fighting Talbot Creek fire southwest of Winlaw

Six fires are burning in the Winlaw area

Crews aggressively fighting Talbot Creek fire southwest of Winlaw