The City of Castlegar has received a grant that will make an important re-investment in the West Kootenay Regional Airport in 2019.
A $1,050,000 grant received from the BC Air Access Program (BCAAP) will rehabilitate taxiway B and two-thirds of the apron at the airport. The City will contribute $350,000 (25% of total project costs) to the $1,400,000 project.
The West Kootenay Regional Airport will be receiving $1.05 million through the B.C. Air Access Program to improve safety and convenience for people travelling through the Castlegar.
Keep your eyes peeled this Sunfest for our newest iteration of police patrols in Castlegar – the bicycle cop.
Castlegar RCMP actually has two new e-bikes now and two officers trained to use them, according to RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner.
Join Kootenay Rockies Tourism and Spinal Cord Injury BC for an interactive Universal Design workshop. The workshop is an introduction to Universal Design and how it applies to tourism and our communities.
Too many injuries proved to be the downfall of the L.V. Rogers Bombers at the BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships hosted at Carihi Secondary in Campbell River.
LVR lost 4-2 to Frances Kelsey of Cowichan Valley in consolation round action Saturday to conclude the 16-team tournament winless in five games.
Lenni Lockhurst and Teigan Barnhart scored for the Bombers.
You can virtually take it to the bank. Getting elected to public office often comes with a whole new set of friends and not always pals that have your best interests at heart. A few of them could be classified as “the undesirables.”
Nelson Police and Fire Rescue continue to investigate a brush fire at Queen Elizabeth Park Wednesday morning a media release said Thursday.
Fire Rescue received the report at 11:25 a.m. of a grass fire at the local baseball park at Fifth and Behnsen Streets in Fairview.
If the Nelson Curling Club didn’t have any bad luck, the organization would have no luck at all.
The club experienced its second ammonia leak less than five months Tuesday at the facility next to the Nelson and District Community Complex on Cedar Street.
Claire Dibble has a passion for people and places and it comes through in two projects that she is undertaking that will be exhibited in the Kootenay Gallery of Art from June 20 to Aug. 29. The first is the Hidden Hero Project and the second is Watershed Moments: From Source to Sea.
Three-quarters of the nation's territory lies within 250 metres of an industrial disturbance. A potentially precedent-setting court case on this 'death by a thousand cuts' could disrupt B.C.'s multi-billion dollar natural gas industry.
By Christopher Pollon, for The Narwhal
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