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February 2019
By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Feb 20 2019

The man who was shot in an altercation with police Feb. 13 in Bonnington has died, according to an IIO release Wednesday.

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Feb 20 2019

Year-over-year crime stats were on the agenda at city council’s regular meeting Tuesday night.

In a report to council, Castlegar top cop RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke compared crime statistics between 2017 and 2018 for his detachment.

In an interview Wednesday, Oelke highlighted what he felt were some of the significant changes.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Feb 20 2019

Two break-and-enters/thefts in commercial compounds in Genelle between Friday and Monday have police investigating whether the two incidents are connected, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Feb 20 2019

Police are asking for public information after a young girl was approached and offered a ride on her way to school in Fruitvale yesterday, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

He said an 11-year-old girl was walking along Mill Road yesterday when a white van with tinted windows pulled up alongside her.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday Feb 20 2019
By Michelle Mungall on Wednesday Feb 20 2019

In 2008, Gordon Campbell's plan for independent power production (IPP) came to the Kootenays with a Quebec company's plan to build run-of-river hydro power projects on Glacier and Howser Creeks that flow into Duncan Lake. Axor was planning to burrow 16 foot tunnels through the mountain, diverting the creeks into generators to develop power during the Spring freshet.

By Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Feb 19 2019

One man has been sent to hospital after an MVI in Downtown Castlegar this afternoon, according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

Lattanzio said they got the call at 2:10 p.m., advising that a vehicle had hit a lamp standard and the occupant had collapsed.

By Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Feb 19 2019

A re-visioning of old habits

Today I am trying to explore an old habit of my judgement, with regard to an historical fact I have long attempted to assimilate to a personal sense of justice.

By Contributor on Monday Feb 18 2019

The B.C. budget will be released tomorrow (February 19) and we’re waiting with bated breath to see the investments in B.C.’s first poverty reduction strategy!

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Feb 18 2019

RCMP West Kootenay Traffic and Castlegar RCMP Detachment attended a head-on collision on Highway 3A on Friday morning, near Thrums, which resulted in one fatality, according to RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services Sgt. Chad Badry