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The resort has implemented many health protocols around COVID-19 this season. Photo: Red Mountain

Red Mountain set to open up on Dec. 12

Mandatory masks inside facilities, physical distancing protocols some precautions resort is taking

The resort has implemented many health protocols around COVID-19 this season. Photo: Red Mountain
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
The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley

Dog attack seriously injures young boy in Castlegar

Despite investigating the incident, city staff aren’t confirming if the dog has been put down

The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley
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
The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government

Woman drives vehicle into water near Upper Arrow Lake ferry

The ferry had to temporarily suspend its operations due to the incident

The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government
(L to R) Chris, Kaleigh and their daughter inside the shop. Photo: Connor Trembley

Couple builds roots in Castlegar through skateboarding

Kaleigh Herald and Chris Lowe opened up a skateboarding shop in city this past summer

(L to R) Chris, Kaleigh and their daughter inside the shop. Photo: Connor Trembley
Bowers reaching the north end of the lake. Photo: Aerin Bowers

Rossland resident Aerin Bowers completes 19-km swim along Christina Lake

Bowers said her dad inspired her to complete the epic adventure

Bowers reaching the north end of the lake. Photo: Aerin Bowers
Low visibility has grounded helicopters trying to fight the fire. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

Talbott Creek fire grows to 860 hectares

Helicopters haven’t been able to fight fire recently due to low visibility

Low visibility has grounded helicopters trying to fight the fire. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
The school district has not confirmed who has tested positive. Photo: John Boivin

COVID-19 case confirmed at Castlegar secondary school

Interior Health has contacted people if they might’ve been exposed to the virus

The school district has not confirmed who has tested positive. Photo: John Boivin
Slocan’s waterfront could soon look a lot different. Photo: Royal LePage

Village of Slocan purchases former mill site for $1.5 million

Residential and commercial area, park space now set to be built on site

Slocan’s waterfront could soon look a lot different. Photo: Royal LePage
Visitor attendants will greet customers to the mountain to ensure they have masks. Photo:Christoph Johann

Red Mountain to require all visitors to wear masks this winter season

Visitors won’t be able to go inside facilities, board chairlifts without a mask

Visitor attendants will greet customers to the mountain to ensure they have masks. Photo:Christoph Johann
More crews have been deployed to suppress the fire around steep and rocky terrain. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

Up to 138 firefighters now battling Talbott Creek Fire

People are advised to stay off the Slocan River with helicopters bucketing water to fight fire

More crews have been deployed to suppress the fire around steep and rocky terrain. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
A view of the Talbot Creek fire from Ward’s Ferry Trail on Aug. 29. Photo: Connor Trembley

Talbot Creek fire in the Slocan Valley grows to 445 hectares

Controlled burnoff operation, high winds responsible for fire’s growth

A view of the Talbot Creek fire from Ward’s Ferry Trail on Aug. 29. Photo: Connor Trembley
UPDATE: Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston reopens to single-lane alternating traffic

UPDATE: Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston reopens to single-lane alternating traffic

The portion of highway was closed for hours this morning due to a vehicle fire

UPDATE: Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston reopens to single-lane alternating traffic
Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan

Traffic finally eases along Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists were stuck for up to six hours in ferry lineups over the weekend

Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan
West Kootenay residents can finally relax again at local hot springs. File photo

West Kootenay hot springs begin to open up with reduced capacity

At least two hot springs will be open by the end of June

West Kootenay residents can finally relax again at local hot springs. File photo
Search crews found the body of a woman around the Kaslo River last week. Photo submitted

SAR crews find woman’s body around Kaslo River

The woman was on a motorcycle when it plunged into the river on June 21

Search crews found the body of a woman around the Kaslo River last week. Photo submitted
(File photo)

Woman presumed drowned in Kaslo River after motorcycle accident

The incident occurred along Highway 31A on June 21

(File photo)
Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)

Nakusp RCMP seek suspect who damaged police vehicle

A RCMP vehicle was also damaged in the incident

Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)
A proposed recreational area would be located around the Kaslo River and Lyle Creek area. Image: Government of BC

Public consultation process set to close for proposed recreational area near New Denver

The area would consist of ski touring and mountain biking trails for users

A proposed recreational area would be located around the Kaslo River and Lyle Creek area. Image: Government of BC