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Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted

Young Castlegar man seeks to inspire through podcast

Will Watt has launched the WillPower podcast to encourage young people to overcome their struggles.

Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted
Interior Health has set up a COVID-19 testing site near the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre. Photo: Betsy Kline

Interior Health sets up COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar

The drive-up site is near the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre.

Interior Health has set up a COVID-19 testing site near the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre. Photo: Betsy Kline
Central Mountain Air CEO Bob Cummings (right) and Castlegar Mayor Bruno Tassone (left) celebrate the airline’s arrival in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
Central Mountain Air CEO Bob Cummings (right) and Castlegar Mayor Bruno Tassone (left) celebrate the airline’s arrival in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
Two men killed in Hwy 3 collision west of Castlegar

Two men killed in Hwy 3 collision west of Castlegar

The single-vehicle incident happened Thursday morning

Two men killed in Hwy 3 collision west of Castlegar
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Castlegar’s High School.. Photo: John Boivin
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Castlegar’s High School.. Photo: John Boivin
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Stanley Humphries Secondary School. Photo: John Boivin

Interior Health investigating large youth gathering near Castlegar

One COVID-19 case has already been confirmed at the local high school

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Stanley Humphries Secondary School. Photo: John Boivin
The trial will take place at the Nelson Courthouse.Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Jury selection begins in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Jason Tait is charged with manslaughter in relation to the shooting of Waylon Jesse Edey

The trial will take place at the Nelson Courthouse.Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The roof of the Cobra Climb stairs was damaged by a fallen tree. Photo: City of Castlegar

Castlegar’s Cobra Climb stairs closed due to storm damage

A tree fell on the roof of the popular exercise spot.

The roof of the Cobra Climb stairs was damaged by a fallen tree. Photo: City of Castlegar
Photo: City of Vernon

City of Castlegar to help builders transition to new step code

Workshops and demonstrations will be held over the next year

Photo: City of Vernon
Hot weather with little precipitation has the region looking pretty dry. Photo: Betsy Kline

August hotter and drier than average at Castlegar weather centre

Precipitation for the month was half of normal

Hot weather with little precipitation has the region looking pretty dry. Photo: Betsy Kline
A map of the evacuation alert area issued by the RDCK for the Talbot Creek fire.
A map of the evacuation alert area issued by the RDCK for the Talbot Creek fire.
The China Creek fire is burning above Fairview. Photo: Allison Jollimore
The China Creek fire is burning above Fairview. Photo: Allison Jollimore
Crews aggressively fighting Talbot Creek fire southwest of Winlaw
Crews aggressively fighting Talbot Creek fire southwest of Winlaw
The Aaron Hill fire is east of Ootischenia. Photo: BCWildfire map
The Aaron Hill fire is east of Ootischenia. Photo: BCWildfire map
The remnants of the vehicle. Photo: Ootischenia Fire Department

No one injured in Highway 3 vehicle fire east of Castlegar

The fire briefly closed the section of highway on Tuesday afternoon

The remnants of the vehicle. Photo: Ootischenia Fire Department
A wildfire at Woodbury Creek is seen on Sunday. Photo: Katelyn Hurley

Castlegar wildfire out, but Kokanee Glacier fire grows to 20 hectares

Fires are also burning in Slocan area and east of Salmo

A wildfire at Woodbury Creek is seen on Sunday. Photo: Katelyn Hurley
Tanker 489 was seen flying around Castlegar Saturday. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

Small wildfire burning near Castlegar

There are five active wildfires in the West Kootenay.

Tanker 489 was seen flying around Castlegar Saturday. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
A variety of factors caused the mill to temporarily shutdown in July. Photo: John Boivin

All Mercer Celgar workers in Castlegar return to work

At least 215 of the workers were laid off during a temporary mill shutdown in July

A variety of factors caused the mill to temporarily shutdown in July. Photo: John Boivin
The West Kootenay Regional Airport has seen a sharp decline in revenues due to the halting of commercial flights, but that doesn’t mean the runway is completely silent. Photo: Betsy Kline
The West Kootenay Regional Airport has seen a sharp decline in revenues due to the halting of commercial flights, but that doesn’t mean the runway is completely silent. Photo: Betsy Kline
Motorists only experienced a small traffic delay after the incident occurred. File photo

Motorcyclist injured in Highway 3A crash

Flaggers were at Playmor Junction redirecting traffic around the crash scene on Saturday

Motorists only experienced a small traffic delay after the incident occurred. File photo