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From baseball stars to forest fires: Southeast Fire Centre water bomber has an interesting past

Tanker 489 is stationed in Castlegar this year, but in the 1960s it belonged to the L.A. Dodgers.

 

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

The dog was missing from his Castlegar home for three days.

 

Reflecting on former Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy’s legacy

Former BC cabinet minister and Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy passed away June 26

Selkirk College offering employees voluntary resignations

The college is canvassing employees for those who may want some time off or reduced work loads

Search warrant yields fentanyl and six arrests in Castlegar

Cocaine, fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine found at Castlegar home.

One person killed in Thrums head-on collision

The incident happened on Highway 3A near Castlegar on Saturday, June 20

UPDATE: Missing Castlegar woman found

Teresa Priebe was last seen June 19.

Open burning temporarily allowed in Southeast Fire Centre

Category 2 fires allowed across the fire centre, Category 3 allowed in some areas

RCMP asking for witnesses after stolen car recovered at Bombi Junction near Salmo

It appears that people may have stopped to assist the suspects with engine trouble.

Suspect arrested in arson fire that destroyed two Castlegar homes

The fire took place Friday in north Castlegar

Mercer Celgar to temporarily lay off majority of Castlegar mill workers in July

The company said it’s possible that the workers could be laid off for more than a month

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

Trial date set in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Constable Jason Tait has elected a jury trial.

West Kootenay real estate already starting to bounce back from COVID dip

In the last 14 days there have been 46 new real estate listings in the West Kootenay.

Climbing in Castlegar

Discover the destination mountaineers and climbers have known for decades

  • May 1, 2020

Pass Creek Fall Fair canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19

Annual Castlegar event cancelled due to COVID-19.

Thief steals Castlegar family’s Easter gifts

Castlegar mom battling cancer disheartened when thief steals children’s gifts.

West Kootenay Regional Airport facing financial challenges

The City of Castlegar is having to make some tough decisions at its airport.