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Crews retrieved the overturned commercial truck from the crash scene on Friday, Nov. 20. Photo: Betsy Kline

UPDATE: Kootenay woman dies in Genelle collision

The incident occurred Thursday, Nov. 19.

Crews retrieved the overturned commercial truck from the crash scene on Friday, Nov. 20. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline
Between 2000 and 3000 vehicles were checked for having proper winter tires. Photo: Chris Wolfram

Eleven vehicles turned around during winter tire check on Hwy 3

The inspection was conducted at the brake check near Castlegar on Oct. 22

Between 2000 and 3000 vehicles were checked for having proper winter tires. Photo: Chris Wolfram
Barrass want to be the first to donate to the project. Photo: Connor Trembley

Castlegar man who helped build Hwy 3 wants to see Jordan’s Cabin rebuilt post-blaze

Lorne Barrass spent hours inside the cabin having coffee, lunch with construction workers

Barrass want to be the first to donate to the project. Photo: Connor Trembley
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
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
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 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.
Crews aggressively fighting Talbot Creek fire southwest of Winlaw
Crews aggressively fighting Talbot Creek fire southwest of Winlaw
Amonson has been biking across the West Kootenays to reach her 400-kilometre goal amount

Castlegar cyclist raises over $1800 for children battling cancer

Loreen Amonson has been taking part in a bicycle fundraiser since start of the month

Amonson has been biking across the West Kootenays to reach her 400-kilometre goal amount
Tanker 489 was seen flying around Castlegar Saturday. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

Small wildfire burning near Castlegar

There are five active wildfires in the West Kootenay.

Tanker 489 was seen flying around Castlegar Saturday. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
The West Kootenay Regional Airport has seen a sharp decline in revenues due to the halting of commercial flights, but that doesn’t mean the runway is completely silent. Photo: Betsy Kline
The West Kootenay Regional Airport has seen a sharp decline in revenues due to the halting of commercial flights, but that doesn’t mean the runway is completely silent. Photo: Betsy Kline
Tanker 489 in action. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

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.

Tanker 489 in action. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
Jasper was reunited with his owners Mary and Brent Hummel. Photo: Steve Smith

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

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

Jasper was reunited with his owners Mary and Brent Hummel. Photo: Steve Smith
Ed and Katrine Conroy are seen at Katrine’s swearing-in at the BC Legislature in 2013. Photo: katrineconroy.ca

Reflecting on former Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy’s legacy

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

Ed and Katrine Conroy are seen at Katrine’s swearing-in at the BC Legislature in 2013. Photo: katrineconroy.ca
Selkirk College.

Selkirk College offering employees voluntary resignations

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

Selkirk College.