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by Castlegar Source on Thursday Sep 10 2009

Photo: RDCK board chair Gary Wright

Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) board chair Gary Wright spoke to The Source tonight, clarifying some of the positions the regional district has recently taken regarding Celgar's failure to pay its municipal tax bill and Castlegar's subsequent non-payment of Celgar's portion of the regional requisition ($375,000).

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by Andrew Zwicker on Thursday Sep 10 2009

 

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

At its regular meeting Tuesday night, Castlegar city council threw its support behind the Highway 3 improvement coalition by promising 30 cents per capita ($2,178) per year to help lobby for improvements along the Highway 3 corridor.


Funds received will be used to assist in lobby efforts, as well as to hire a part-time administrative assistant to “coordinate paperwork, arrange...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

The City of Castlegar will now be paying the contentious $375,000 regional requisition that the city had declined to pay to the RDCK last month.


At its regular meeting Tuesday night, council voted to pay the bill rather than see potential service cuts and/or staff layoffs at the Castlegar Complex.


The city's rationale behind not paying the bill was that the city merely...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

Photo: Chris Barlow, incoming director of Transportation and Civic Works for the City of Castlegar

The City of Castlegar has a new senior staff member to introduce after former director of Transportation and Civic Works Chris Cochran resigned his post to pursue what is presumably a 'golden' career opportunity in, well ... Golden.


Incoming director Chris Barlow, 31,...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

Police are reminding not just motorists, but also parents, to be wary of back-to-school traffic after a young cyclist was involved in a collision with a car at the intersection of 6 Street and 9 Avenue on Sept. 3.


Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Deb Postnikoff told The Source the cyclist failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with the car, adding this is a prime example of why it'...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

On Sept. 8,  at 1:45 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP were notified of a body lying on the rocks under the Victoria Street bridge in Trail. Upon attendance, police discovered the body of a woman who had apparently fallen to her death off the bridge.

Subsequent investigation revealed the incident had occurred within the previous hour or so. A passing motorist observed the victim...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

On September 8, 2009 at 1:45 p.m., Trail & Greater District RCMP were notified of a body lying on the rocks under the Victoria Street bridge in Trail. Upon attendance, police discovered the body of a woman who had apparently fallen to her death off the bridge.

Subsequent investigation revealed the incident had occurred within the previous hour or so. A passing motorist observed the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 09 2009

As Castlegar and District Community Services Society’s annual general meeting date of Sep. 23 approaches, Castlegar may be facing cuts to some of the valued government funded services the society provides.

“The future of some of our services to children, families and individuals who are facing their own tough times is uncertain,” said board chair Roberta Hamilton. “There are indications...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 08 2009

Columbia Basin Trust's (CBT) leading-edge initiative, Communities Adapting to Climate Change, is wrapping up Phase 1 with two communities in the Columbia Basin now equipped with action plans on how to adapt to impacts of climate change at a local level.

"After months of community and scientific input, the first two communities to participate in CBT's Communities Adapting to Climate ...

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