Betsy Kline

Jasper after he was reunited with his owners Mary and Brent Hummel. Photo: Steve Smith

New children’s book features lost Castlegar dog who swam the Columbia multiple times

Brent and Mary Hummel and Jasper tell their dramatic story

Jasper after he was reunited with his owners Mary and Brent Hummel. Photo: Steve Smith
The BC Coroners Service is investigating a death at the Way Out Homeless Shelter. Photo: Betsy Kline
The BC Coroners Service is investigating a death at the Way Out Homeless Shelter. Photo: Betsy Kline
The incident happened in downtown Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar teen recounts stabbing after stranger breaks into grandmother’s house

The unnamed teen survived a terrifying attack Feb. 21

The incident happened in downtown Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted

MY COVID STORY: From doctor to patient

Castlegar doctor shares her COVID experience

Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted
Blaine Penner survived an avalanche in Norns Range. Photo: Blaine Penner

West Kootenay man survives avalanche in Norns Range

Blaine Penner accidentally stepped out onto a cornice, triggering avalanche

Blaine Penner survived an avalanche in Norns Range. Photo: Blaine Penner
Previous work done at the Mercer Celgar pulp mill in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted

Mercer Celgar unveils COVID-19 precautions during maintenance shutdown

About 500 extra workers will be brought in during the shutdown March 6-26

Previous work done at the Mercer Celgar pulp mill in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted
Cassi Zimmerman at the hospital. 
 Photos: Submitted

MY COVID STORY: From typical teen to suffering patient

The story of an 18-year-old Castlegar woman dealing with post-COVID problems

Cassi Zimmerman at the hospital. 
 Photos: Submitted
A room at The Way Out Shelter operated by Castlegar and District Community Services. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar homeless shelter moving to Flamingo Hotel

Castlegar and District Community Services Society has purchased the Flamingo Hotel

A room at The Way Out Shelter operated by Castlegar and District Community Services. Photo: Submitted
A drawing of Mike Posner by Noah Gariepy

Musician Mike Posner shares young Castlegar man’s drawing on Instagram

Noah Gariepy’s portrait of Mike Posner seen by thousands

A drawing of Mike Posner by Noah Gariepy
Interior Health is warning of fentanyl and benzodiazepines in local drug supply.

Alert issued for Castlegar area after fentanyl found in illicit drug supply

A high concentration of fentanyl and benzodiazepines found in illicit drugs in the Castlegar area

Interior Health is warning of fentanyl and benzodiazepines in local drug supply.
Sarah Cousins with some of the Kootenay Kulture products. Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar teen stuck on Kootenay Kulture

Castlegar student celebrates the Kootenay vibe with business venture

Sarah Cousins with some of the Kootenay Kulture products. Photo: Jennifer Small
There is a snowfall warning in effect for Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. File photo

Kootenay highways may see 40 cm of snow before Tuesday night

Environment Canada issues warning for Highway 3 — Kootenay Pass to Paulson Summit

There is a snowfall warning in effect for Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. File photo
Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed at 183 Street and Highway 10 Friday night. (File photo)

Man armed with bow and arrow arrested inside Rossland City Hall

A 24-year-old Rossland man is in custody

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed at 183 Street and Highway 10 Friday night. (File photo)
Zoey Uniat is now three months old. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar baby with rare disorder progressing towards coming home

Fundraiser for Zoey Uniat has raised more than $50,000

Zoey Uniat is now three months old. Photo: Submitted
Trees destroyed a Shoreacres home during a wind storm Jan. 13, 2021. Photo: Submitted

Shoreacres resident flees just before tree crushes house

Pamala DeRosa is thankful to be alive

Trees destroyed a Shoreacres home during a wind storm Jan. 13, 2021. Photo: Submitted
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Castlegar man facing drug trafficking charges after police find meth in vehicle

The man is also facing impaired driving charges

(File photo)
Castlegar mayor Bruno Tassone has resigned. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar Mayor Bruno Tassone resigns after facing criticism for holiday trip to Okanagan cabin

Mayor Tassone has recently faced criticism over holiday travel

Castlegar mayor Bruno Tassone has resigned. Photo: Submitted
An RCMP officer managed to halt traffic on Highway in time to prevent further injuries from occurring to a man lying on the road following a single-vehicle collision. (File photo)
An RCMP officer managed to halt traffic on Highway in time to prevent further injuries from occurring to a man lying on the road following a single-vehicle collision. (File photo)
Dawn Bradley is looking for the stranger who assisted her when she broke her leg. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar woman in search of her Good Samaritan

Dawn Bradley is looking for the man who assisted her after she fell and broke her leg

Dawn Bradley is looking for the stranger who assisted her when she broke her leg. Photo: Submitted
Mayor Bruno Tassone says trip was made to support a family member’s mental health. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar mayor stands behind decision to travel out of area

Bruno Tassone and his family travelled to Mount Baldy

Mayor Bruno Tassone says trip was made to support a family member’s mental health. Photo: Submitted