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January 2020
By Castlegar Source on Friday Jan 24 2020

A 20-year-old man is facing robbery charges following his arrest by the Surrey RCMP Robbery Unit for two incidents which took place a day apart. 

By Contributor on Friday Jan 24 2020

Fentanyl use by people who use drugs in B.C. has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

By Timothy Schafer on Friday Jan 24 2020

Additional funds for the regional recycling service are being withheld by the city until it receives some hard numbers from the regional district on the real cost of recycling collection.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers were in mid-season form for the home opener as the squad blasted Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 53-31 in West Kootenay High School Girls Basketball action Thursday night at the Hangar.

Maddy Bonikowsky scored 14 points and Emma Zacharias-Streib added 12 as the Bombers cruised to the victory.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

Organizers of Make A Change Canada Nelson got more than they bargained for when a sellout crowd took to the Nelson and District Community Complex Arena Thursday night to watch the Montreal Canadiens alumni in action against the Kootenay Patricks.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 23 2020

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, from Grand Forks to Creston, which includes the Kootenay Paas and Paulson Summit.

By City of Castlegar on Thursday Jan 23 2020

Committee of the Whole Meeting

  •  The City-owned lands surrounding the West Kootenay Regional Airport are the largest flat, developable, serviced section of land in the West Kootenay.
By BC Hydro on Thursday Jan 23 2020

BC Hydro has now completed temporary repairs to the floating guidewall and debris boom at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam, and the navigational lock will return to limited operations for commercial use only as of Wednesday, January 22.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

I was 14 when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. As an adolescent, I was more preoccupied with puberty-related personal issues than politics. But when Canada sent military personnel as part of a UN effort, I religiously followed the battle lines. Every day the local paper’s front page reported how troops were doing, with a map showing enemy and allied movements.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the remains of a person found 47 years ago.