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An emergency exercise took place at the West Kootenay Regional Airport on Nov. 23. Photo: Betsy Kline

Mock bombing exercise prompts fast response at Castlegar airport

Emergency exercise at West Kootenay Regional airport

An emergency exercise took place at the West Kootenay Regional Airport on Nov. 23. Photo: Betsy Kline
A sentencing hearing for Sasha Prokaski was held in Castlegar on Nov. 23. File photo

Crown asks for 8 year sentence in Castlegar teen stabbing case

Sasha Prokaski pleaded guilty to the charges earlier this year

A sentencing hearing for Sasha Prokaski was held in Castlegar on Nov. 23. File photo
Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
Castlegar Fire Department rescued two people from a vehicle that had crashed down an embankment Nov. 22. Photo: CFD
The Castlegar Rebels took on the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on home ice Sept. 29. Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar Rebels make coaching change

Head coach Arnie Caplan is out, assistant coach serving as interim coach

The Castlegar Rebels took on the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on home ice Sept. 29. Photo: Jennifer Small
Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC

Castlegar resident behind launch of Paddle BC initiative

Paddle BC is a non-profit cooperative marketing initiative

Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC
Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC

Kootenay resident behind launch of Paddle BC initiative

Paddle BC is a non-profit cooperative marketing initiative

Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC
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Motorists robbed by man on motorcycle near Castlegar

Police seeking witnesses to highway robbery

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Photo: Pass Creek Fire Department

Firefighters keep Pass Creek wildfire from spreading to nearby home

Four fire departments responded to the fire off of Pass Creek Road

Photo: Pass Creek Fire Department
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Police investigating fatal crash in Pass Creek area

A deceased man was found down a 150-foot embankment

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Senior environmental coordinator James Crossman releases a hatchery-origin juvenile white sturgeon into the Columbia River. Photo: BC Hydro

Sturgeon habitat restoration project underway near Arrow Lakes Generating Station

The project aims to enhance spawning area on the Columbia River

Senior environmental coordinator James Crossman releases a hatchery-origin juvenile white sturgeon into the Columbia River. Photo: BC Hydro
Lawn mower races are popular at the Pass Creek Fall Fair. File photo

Pass Creek Fall Fair taking place this weekend

The 30th annual event takes place just outside of Castlegar

Lawn mower races are popular at the Pass Creek Fall Fair. File photo
The West Kootenay Toy Run cruised around the region Sunday. More than 260 drivers and passengers participated in the ride. The West Kootenay Toy Run Association has been riding since 1988, raising money through their love of motorcycling to support those in need throughout the region. The winner of this year’s raffle for a 2022 Harley-Davidson fatboy was Gord Oja from Enderby. Photos: Jennifer Small

PHOTOS: Riding for Kootenay kids

Annual Toy Run fundraiser cruises the West Kootenay

The West Kootenay Toy Run cruised around the region Sunday. More than 260 drivers and passengers participated in the ride. The West Kootenay Toy Run Association has been riding since 1988, raising money through their love of motorcycling to support those in need throughout the region. The winner of this year’s raffle for a 2022 Harley-Davidson fatboy was Gord Oja from Enderby. Photos: Jennifer Small
Castlegar Search and Rescue assisted a lost hiker on Sept. 4. Photo: CSAR

Castlegar Search and Rescue aids lost hiker

Hiker got lost on Mount Sentinel

Castlegar Search and Rescue assisted a lost hiker on Sept. 4. Photo: CSAR
The COVID-19 outbreak at Talarico Place has been declared over. File photo

Second death in COVID outbreak at Castlegar’s Talarico Place

The outbreak has now been declared over by Interior Health

The COVID-19 outbreak at Talarico Place has been declared over. File photo
The Slocan Bluffs wildfire on Saturday. Photo: Judith Fearing

More than 30 lightning fires still burning across West Kootenay

11 fires burning in Castlegar and Nelson area

The Slocan Bluffs wildfire on Saturday. Photo: Judith Fearing
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Talarico Place on Aug. 1. File photo

One death in COVID-19 outbreak at Castlegar’s Talarico Place

There have been 34 resident cases at the long-term care home

A COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Talarico Place on Aug. 1. File photo
There are 15 fires burning in the Castlegar and Nelson area. Map: BC Wildfire Service

Nearly 40 wildfires burning in West Kootenay

15 fires burning in Castlegar and Nelson area

There are 15 fires burning in the Castlegar and Nelson area. Map: BC Wildfire Service
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Talarico Place on Aug. 1. File photo

27 cases at Talarico Place COVID-19 outbreak in Castlegar

There have been 27 resident cases at the long-term care home

A COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Talarico Place on Aug. 1. File photo
Leeza Zurwick at her new brewery in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted
Leeza Zurwick at her new brewery in Castlegar. Photo: Submitted
Fire destroyed a Robson home Aug. 1. Photo: Bailey Matteucci

Fire destroys Robson home

35 firefighters responded to the B.C. Day fire

Fire destroyed a Robson home Aug. 1. Photo: Bailey Matteucci