Betsy Kline

The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo

Repairs to ice floor will close Castlegar arena for six months

Project scheduled for spring-summer to reduce impact, but Rebels hockey may be affected

The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo
Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.

Man wanted for assault seen in Trail area

Ryan Harp is considered armed and dangerous by police

Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.
The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children Katie Hrgovic, Stefanie Hergovic, Faith Schofield and Tristan Schofield will air on Feb. 16. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar family competes on Family Feud Canada

The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children will air on Feb. 16

The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children Katie Hrgovic, Stefanie Hergovic, Faith Schofield and Tristan Schofield will air on Feb. 16. Photo: Submitted
The low water levels in the Arrow Lakes are very noticible at Scotties Marina north of Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline

After reaching unusual lows, Arrow Lakes Reservoir begins to refill

BC Hydro says the Arrow Lakes has likely reached the minimum elevation for this winter

The low water levels in the Arrow Lakes are very noticible at Scotties Marina north of Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline
Mercer Celgar’s Castlegar plant. Photo courtesy of Mercer Celgar

Mercer Celgar announces 3-week downtime at Castlegar mill due to fibre supply issues

The Castlegar mill has already been operating at reduced production rates for the past two months

Mercer Celgar’s Castlegar plant. Photo courtesy of Mercer Celgar
Steven Walker died after a short battle with colon cancer. Photo: GoFundMe screenshot

Father of Castlegar’s New Year’s baby dies after short battle with cancer

A fundraiser launched this week to support the family of Steve Walker

Steven Walker died after a short battle with colon cancer. Photo: GoFundMe screenshot
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Meadow Moonflower Mullaney. (GoFundMe/ screenshot)

Fundraiser for child survivor of crash near Castlegar reaches $75,000 in first week

The toddler’s parents and newborn brother were killed in the two-vehicle collision

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Meadow Moonflower Mullaney. (GoFundMe/ screenshot)
Two adults and an infant have died after a collision near Thrums on Monday. File photo

Two adults and a newborn killed in vehicle collision near Castlegar

The collision occurred around 4 p.m. Monday on Highway 3A

Two adults and an infant have died after a collision near Thrums on Monday. File photo
The death occurred at the Castlegar & District Community Services Society’s homeless shelter operating in the yellow building pictured here. The shelter has since moved to a new location. Photo: Betsy Kline

Coroner rules Castlegar shelter death as accidental

Coroner’s report says death caused by mixed illicit drug toxicity

The death occurred at the Castlegar & District Community Services Society’s homeless shelter operating in the yellow building pictured here. The shelter has since moved to a new location. Photo: Betsy Kline
Senior Environmental Coordinator James Crossman releases a hatchery-origin juvenile white sturgeon into the Columbia River. Photo: BC Hydro

Sturgeon habitat restoration resumes at Arrow Lakes Generating Station

Project is near Castlegar by the Keenleyside Dam

Senior Environmental Coordinator James Crossman releases a hatchery-origin juvenile white sturgeon into the Columbia River. Photo: BC Hydro
Taxiway and apron work at the West Kootenay Regional airport will begin this summer. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar airport gets $2 million ‘game-changer’ grant

Money is for taxiway and apron improvements at the West Kootenay Regional Airport

Taxiway and apron work at the West Kootenay Regional airport will begin this summer. Photo: Betsy Kline
The low water levels in the Arrow Lakes are very noticible at Scotties Marina north of Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline

Arrow Lakes dip to levels usually seen only once a decade

Water levels in the Arrow Lakes are unusually low

The low water levels in the Arrow Lakes are very noticible at Scotties Marina north of Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline
Photographer Jennifer Small captured this elk waiting out the snow storm in Ootischenia last week.

ECOLOGICAL COMMENT: Old MacDonald had an elk?

A weekly column written by Selkirk College Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students

Photographer Jennifer Small captured this elk waiting out the snow storm in Ootischenia last week.
The Castlegar courthouse. File photo

Woman who stabbed two Castlegar teens sentenced to six years

Sasha Prokaski previously pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and assault with a weapon

The Castlegar courthouse. File photo
The City of Castlegar’s Facebook page is back.

City of Castlegar’s Facebook page back after sudden disappearance

Page disappeared without warning or notice

The City of Castlegar’s Facebook page is back.
Sculpturewalk Night of Fire. Photo: Betsy Kline

VIDEO: Castlegar Sculpturewalk event features fire-breathing dragon

Event to announce this year’s winners was a blazing success

Sculpturewalk Night of Fire. Photo: Betsy Kline
Facebook. (Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer)
Facebook. (Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer)
Katrine Conroy is the new provincial finance minister. Photo: Government of B.C.

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy named B.C. finance minister

Former forest minister moves to finance

Katrine Conroy is the new provincial finance minister. Photo: Government of B.C.
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Nine black bears were destroyed in the Castlegar area in 2022. Photo: Submitted

Nine bears destroyed in Castlegar this year

Wildsafe reported to Castlegar council last week

Nine black bears were destroyed in the Castlegar area in 2022. Photo: Submitted