Castlegar News

Castlegar on track to set annual record for fire calls

Castlegar Fire Department responding to more fire calls in 2021


Guidelines introduced for emergency housing projects in Castlegar

Temporary use permits will be required before projects can begin or expand


Symphony of the Kootenays returns to the stage in Cranbrook, Nelson

A total of four concerts will be available for those with BC Vaccination Cards


Castlegar Gentlemen’s Hockey League restarts with a new president

Former Selkirk Saints and Castlegar Rebels coach Brent Heaven to head the league

LETTER: To the COVID deniers and the vaccine hesitant

From reader Cindy McCallum-Miller.

  • Sep 25, 2021

Castlegar COVID-19 cases drop

For the first time in months, new cases drop to single digits in Castlegar

FAITH: What is wrong with our world?

Robin Martens is pastor of Kinnaird Park Community Church in Castlegar

  • Sep 24, 2021

Area restrictions lifting on Arrow Lakes wildfires

Smoke may still be visible for weeks to come at Michaud Creek and Octopus Creek wildfires

Castlegar adopts housing strategy and downtown plan

Two documents lay out ways to increase housing options and make the downtown more vibrant.

  • Sep 22, 2021

Castlegar Sculpturewalk plans First Night celebration

Event will see a sculpture commissioned and then burned to mark the winter solstice.

Staffing shortage continues for Castlegar Mounties

Vacancies, sick leave, and temporary closure of training academy all contribute to woes.

Castlegar cancels community dumpster program

Bins at the Pioneer Arena and civic works yard will be removed Oct. 1 due to ongoing abuse.

Castlegar, RDCK to close for National Day for Truth and Reconcilliation

The local government will also close its rec centres and waste facilities on Sept. 30.

  • Sep 21, 2021

Six-storey apartment building gets go ahead in Castlegar

Council unanimously agrees to let project on 11th Avenue be taller than normally allowed.

Cannings leads in South Okanagan-West Kootenay

See the latest local results from the federal election.

Castlegar sports field weed treatment to take place this week

The city will be using an iron-based herbicide

Mercer Celgar employee receives industry award

Fabian Glowalla was recognized with an Innovation Award from Canada's forest products sector.

  • Sep 20, 2021

Castlegar council makes housing, cemetery and grant decisions

Castlegar City Council took on community grants, development permits and bylaw amendments at its Sept. 7 meeting.

Castlegar Rebels hire new head coach

Arnie Caplan will lead the team

  • Sep 17, 2021