City of Castlegar Council Highlights - January & February 2024

February 20, 2024 Presentations Kathy Murray, on behalf of WildSafeBC, provided a presentation on how to prevent conflicts with wildlife, including rats. Rat populations are increasing across British Columbia, spread can be discouraged by managing attractants, removing cover and shelter, and by removing present rats responsibly. For more information on managing wildlife interactions, including rats, […]

Nelson Pride announces date, upcoming events

Save the date. Nelson Pride will take place Sunday, August 25 to Monday, Sept. 2, 2024, in line with our 1996 Kootenay Pride roots.  There will be more details announced as the the event nears the August date. In the meantime, we are pleased to announce two new monthly events for our LGBTQIA+ community and […]

Kootenay cadets compete in marksmanship competition

The cadet marksmanship competition was held last weekend for the Sea, Army and Air cadets in the Kootenays. A total of 41 cadets competed. On Saturday, cadets from Nelson, Trail and Castlegar were at the Trail Armory. On Sunday, cadets from Golden, Invermere, Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie and the Elk Valley were in Cranbrook Armory. The […]

Slocan council votes unanimously to sue Big Oil

On Monday evening, Slocan Council voted 5-0 to work with other local governments towards a class action lawsuit against global fossil fuel companies for a share of the costs of climate change, and to pledge $1 per resident for that purpose once other local governments come on board. The Village of Slocan is the first […]

New online complaint portal for Bylaw Enforcement, Dog Control

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Bylaw Enforcement Team is introducing a new online complaint portal to improve operational department efficiency. Effective immediately all referrals for Bylaw Enforcement and Dog Control are required to be submitted in this format. “As a department we deal with a large volume of inquiries and this new process […]

Selkirk College Music Students Set for Sonic Semester-End Show

Bringing the waves and vibrations of a semester’s worth of hard work to Nelson’s Spirtbar stage, students in Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music & Technology Program will greet the holiday break with the Winter Sonic Showcase. An annual semester-end tradition, the holiday-themed showcase presents a six-pack of bands that feature students with their faculty mentors who […]

Rekindle Rossland 2023 schedule of events

Join us for Rekindle on Saturday, Dec. 2 in Rossland, BC! There will be street vendors, an artisan market, carollers, a gift basket giveaway, free and fun activities, lots of in-store specials and SANTA! 𝟗:𝟎𝟎-𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Yoga at Madhu Collective in support of the Rossland Food Bank. Please bring a food item to donate. 𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Event […]

Upcoming events at Rossland Museum

Rekindle at the Museum Location: Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre Date: December 2nd Time: 12 pm – 4 pm Price: By Donation Get out and explore the town for Rekindle Rossland on December 2nd! Drop by the Museum between 12 and 4 pm on Saturday, December 2nd to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with hot chocolate, delightful snacks, and […]

KERPA welcomes new physician, response vehicle to program

KERPA (Kootenay Emergency Response Physicians Association) is excited to announce a few additions to the program. KERPA would like to welcome Dr. Amy Rudkoski to the team. Dr. Rudkoski, born in the Kootenays, is committed to serving her community and will be undergoing a one-year training program with KERPA before responding to 911 calls on […]

New Millennium Park Play Structure Scheduled to be Complete in Spring 2024

Due to the cold and wet weather, construction of the new castle play structure at Millennium Park & Ponds will be paused until spring 2024. Construction began this August, and the castle playground has been installed. The installation of new landscaping, including turf, trees, plants, benches, and fencing will continue through November. The last phase […]
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