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Betsy Kline

Betsy Kline

After spending several years as a freelance writer for the Castlegar News, Betsy joined the editorial staff as a reporter in March of 2015. In 2020, she moved into the editor's position. Betsy has lived in Castlegar for 23 years and has appreciated the opportunity to raise her family in such a beautiful city. She is passionate about reporting the local news to her community. Her favourite part of the job is meeting the many wonderful and amazing people that cross her path

Phone
250-365-6397
Email
editor@castlegarnews.com

Recent Work by Betsy

Kalesnikoff secures land and $6.7M grant for new Castlegar facility

Kalesnikoff secures land and $6.7M grant for new Castlegar facility

A new mass timber facility will be built near the West Kootenay Regional Airport
‘Nobody can go through war and be who they were before’: Castlegar woman reflects on 18 months in Ukraine

‘Nobody can go through war and be who they were before’: Castlegar woman reflects on 18 months in Ukraine

April Huggett is supporting civilians and troops on the front lines of the Russian-Ukrainian war
Castlegar’s Pioneer Arena gets one more season as housing project start date set for spring 2025

Castlegar’s Pioneer Arena gets one more season as housing project start date set for spring 2025

Castlegar’s housing and healthcare project will include more than 60 non-market housing units
Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy retiring at end of term

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy retiring at end of term

MLA Katrine Conroy will not run in upcoming provincial election
Castlegar Rebel forward killed in vehicle collision

Castlegar Rebel forward killed in vehicle collision

Go Fund Me for family breaks $43K in less than 24 hours
UPDATE: Six-vehicle collision closes Castlegar’s Kinnaird Bridge, sends six to hospital

UPDATE: Six-vehicle collision closes Castlegar’s Kinnaird Bridge, sends six to hospital

All of the drivers are expected to recover
BC Hydro removes 30,000 kilograms of debris from Arrow Lakes

BC Hydro removes 30,000 kilograms of debris from Arrow Lakes

Low water levels allowed for removal of structures and materials
New mass timber rules boost for Castlegar manufacturer

New mass timber rules boost for Castlegar manufacturer

Kalesnikoff Mass Timber is poised for another expansion
City of Castlegar says province is cutting funding for temporary winter shelter

City of Castlegar says province is cutting funding for temporary winter shelter

The move will mean the closure of the Out of the Cold shelter
Castlegar Airport updates: shuttle bus, taxiway contract, fee increases

Castlegar Airport updates: shuttle bus, taxiway contract, fee increases

The changes come after a review of fees found WKRA was well below that of other airports
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