Castlegar News Staff

Pioneer Arena is closing for the season. Photo: John Boivin

Castlegar’s Pioneer Arena and Nelson Civic Centre closing for season

RDCK is closing the ice at two of its arenas due to financial concerns related to COVID-19

Pioneer Arena is closing for the season. Photo: John Boivin
Crews retrieved the overturned commercial truck from the crash scene on Friday, Nov. 20. Photo: Betsy Kline

UPDATE: Kootenay woman dies in Genelle collision

The incident occurred Thursday, Nov. 19.

Crews retrieved the overturned commercial truck from the crash scene on Friday, Nov. 20. Photo: Betsy Kline
Kalesnikoff Lumber will providing fir glulam beams for the new Bayview Elementary School in Kitsalano. Image courtesy Kalesnikoff Lumber

Kalesnikoff Lumber secures major contracts

The company’s mass timber facility will be producing glulam beams and cross laminated timber

Kalesnikoff Lumber will providing fir glulam beams for the new Bayview Elementary School in Kitsalano. Image courtesy Kalesnikoff Lumber
Steve Heimburger started to walk from Castlegar to Hope on July 5. Photo submitted

Man sets out on 650-kilometre walk from Castlegar to raise awareness about schizophrenia

Steve Heimburger hopes to finish trip in Hope and raise $5,000 in process

Steve Heimburger started to walk from Castlegar to Hope on July 5. Photo submitted
Former BC minister and MLA Ed Conroy passes away at 73

Former BC minister and MLA Ed Conroy passes away at 73

Ed Conroy was elected to the BC Legislature as the NDP MLA for Rossland-Trail in 1991, and in 1996.

Former BC minister and MLA Ed Conroy passes away at 73
Selkirk College has raised over $93,000 for its COVID-19 Student Relief Campaign. Photo courtesy of Selkirk College

Selkirk College raises over $93,000 for COVID-19 Student Relief Campaign

The amount is more than $33,000 over the initial fundraising goal set by the college

Selkirk College has raised over $93,000 for its COVID-19 Student Relief Campaign. Photo courtesy of Selkirk College
Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
Plans for the craft cannabis park coming to Castlegar.

Construction on Castlegar cannabis facility to start soon

Craft cannabis park will be first of its kind in Canada.

Plans for the craft cannabis park coming to Castlegar.
Castlegar man dies after being struck by train

Castlegar man dies after being struck by train

No foul play suspected in death

Castlegar man dies after being struck by train