Police have not yet charged anyone, but the investigation continues into a brawl involving as many as 40 or 50 people outside the Element Night Club Saturday night, after a much-publicized “foam party” at the venue.
Residents will be able to vote in a referendum Nov. 6 regarding a proposed $25-million expansion of the Castlegar and District Recreation Complex.
On Aug. 24, at approximately 5:50 a.m., Castlegar RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call of a disturbance/assault in the 1700 block of Pass Creek Road.
Upon arrival, a 24-year-old male was noted to be bleeding heavily from the head. He had been struck by a heavy object. He was transported to Trail hospital and then on to Kelowna, where it was discovered he has a fractured skull. At this...
Castlegar police are working on a file that serves as a cautionary tale for would-be criminals:
On Aug. 23, Nakusp and Slocan Lake RCMP took down a large outdoor marihuana grow operation. The grow op was located on Crown land near McKean Road in Winlaw. The three adult male suspects were arrested on scene, attending to the plants.
Police got to see evidence of the other Big Bang theory in Greenwood last week, as the execution of a search warrant uncovered dynamite, a grenade and several loaded weapons.
A Vincent van Gogh painting has gone missing from the Mahmoud Khalil Museum in Cairo, Egypt. The painting, which was cut from its frame, goes by the name "Poppy Flowers" or "Vase with Flowers" and is valued at approximately $50 million. The work was previously believed to have been recaptured from an Italian couple at Cairo airport, but Egypt's culture minister Farouk Hosni confirmed that the...
There are now three Facebook groups and an online petition with almost 1,000 signatures, all dedicated to saving the bears found at a Christina Lake grow-op last month.