Betsy Kline

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

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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
A fire destroyed a garage in the 300 block 5th Street. Photo: Glen Freeman

Downtown Castlegar fire destroys garage on Boxing Day

The fire in the 300 block of 5th Street is under investigation

A fire destroyed a garage in the 300 block 5th Street. Photo: Glen Freeman
The organizer of a rally held in Castlegar is facing a $2300 fine. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar rally organizer fined under provincial health order

A 58-year-old Winlaw woman was issued a $2,300 violation ticket for organizing the event

The organizer of a rally held in Castlegar is facing a $2300 fine. Photo: Betsy Kline
The Twin Rivers Community Choir singing a COVID parody of Tiny Bubbles. Image: Twin River’s Community Choir YouTube

RDCK director commissions COVID parody music video

Castlegar’s Twin Rivers Community Choir sings about keeping safe from COVID

The Twin Rivers Community Choir singing a COVID parody of Tiny Bubbles. Image: Twin River’s Community Choir YouTube
Castlegar "freedom" rally. Photo: Castlegar News staff

Castlegar rally draws crowd of unmasked protesters

‘Kootenay Freedom Rally’ was held at Millennium Park Monday

Castlegar "freedom" rally. Photo: Castlegar News staff
Interior Health has set up a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar doctors and mayor urge residents to take COVID-19 seriously as cases are confirmed in the city

“Your doctors would like you to understand we do now have Covid cases here”

Interior Health has set up a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
There are few details but neighbours a Second Avenue house in Chilliwack say a huge police presence descended on the home after shots were heard. (File photo)

Robson search warrant yields fentanyl and weapons

Search warrant was part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation

There are few details but neighbours a Second Avenue house in Chilliwack say a huge police presence descended on the home after shots were heard. (File photo)
Reiner Jakubowski American Peony Society Registrar Nomenclature has named his latest Creation Castlegar. Photo: submitted

New peony hybrid named for Castlegar

Reiner Jakubowski has named his latest peony creation after Castlegar.

Reiner Jakubowski American Peony Society Registrar Nomenclature has named his latest Creation Castlegar. Photo: submitted
Katrine Conroy’s swearing in ceremony. Photo: Kootenay West Katrine Conroy Facebook

Forestry Minister West Kootenay MLA Katrine Conroy talks about her new role

Conroy will also oversee Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation and Columbia Basin Treaty

Katrine Conroy’s swearing in ceremony. Photo: Kootenay West Katrine Conroy Facebook
Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy has been appointed B.C. Forestry Minister.

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy named B.C. Minister of Forests

Katrine Conroy changes cabinet roles

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy has been appointed B.C. Forestry Minister.