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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.
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Search warrant yields fentanyl and six arrests in Castlegar

Cocaine, fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine found at Castlegar home.

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Tarrys Fire Department responded to the scene of a fatal collision in Thrums June 20. Photo: Tarrys Fire Department

One person killed in Thrums head-on collision

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

Tarrys Fire Department responded to the scene of a fatal collision in Thrums June 20. Photo: Tarrys Fire Department
UPDATE: Missing Castlegar woman found

UPDATE: Missing Castlegar woman found

Teresa Priebe was last seen June 19.

UPDATE: Missing Castlegar woman found
Category 2 fires will be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre starting June 18, 2020. Photo: Tara Sprickerhoff

Open burning temporarily allowed in Southeast Fire Centre

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

Category 2 fires will be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre starting June 18, 2020. Photo: Tara Sprickerhoff
RCMP asking for witnesses after stolen car recovered at Bombi Junction near Salmo

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.

RCMP asking for witnesses after stolen car recovered at Bombi Junction near Salmo
Two houses were destroyed by fire on June 5. Photo: Hybreed Photography

Suspect arrested in arson fire that destroyed two Castlegar homes

The fire took place Friday in north Castlegar

Two houses were destroyed by fire on June 5. Photo: Hybreed Photography
Mercer Celgar says it will be be laying off the majority of its staff for the month of July. Photo by John Boivin

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 says it will be be laying off the majority of its staff for the month of July. Photo by John Boivin