Betsy Kline

West Kootenay campgrounds at capacity most nights

Campers line up each morning hoping to secure an available site.

Castlegar Urgent and Primary Care Centre building towards full operations

Practitioners at the facility include nurses, social workers and physio therapists.

From baseball stars to forest fires: Southeast Fire Centre water bomber has an interesting past

Tanker 489 is stationed in Castlegar this year, but in the 1960s it belonged to the L.A. Dodgers.

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

The dog was missing from his Castlegar home for three days.

Reflecting on former Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy’s legacy

Former BC cabinet minister and Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy passed away June 26

Selkirk College offering employees voluntary resignations

The college is canvassing employees for those who may want some time off or reduced work loads

Castlegar mountain bikers ride 120 km in one day

Group hits all of Castlegar’s trails in one day

Columbia River expected to rise one metre over next two days

The discharge rates will increase on June 25

Search warrant yields fentanyl and six arrests in Castlegar

Cocaine, fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine found at Castlegar home.

One person killed in Thrums head-on collision

The incident happened on Highway 3A near Castlegar on Saturday, June 20

UPDATE: Missing Castlegar woman found

Teresa Priebe was last seen June 19.

Open burning temporarily allowed in Southeast Fire Centre

Category 2 fires allowed across the fire centre, Category 3 allowed in some areas

RCMP asking for witnesses after stolen car recovered at Bombi Junction near Salmo

It appears that people may have stopped to assist the suspects with engine trouble.

May storm sets rainfall record for West Kootenay

Monthly precipitation 53 per cent above average

Suspect arrested in arson fire that destroyed two Castlegar homes

The fire took place Friday in north Castlegar

Pay guarantee removed for some Kootenay on-call paramedics

Guarantee phased out as BCEHS introduces a new “scheduled on call” model

Trial date set in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Constable Jason Tait has elected a jury trial.

West Kootenay real estate already starting to bounce back from COVID dip

In the last 14 days there have been 46 new real estate listings in the West Kootenay.