Castlegar Newswire

Castlegar Newswire

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  1. North American bat monitoring program has started in BCRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Kootenay Advertiser

    ... will be sampling at least 14 grid cells over a 5 year period including regions of the Columbia Basin near Castlegar, New Denver, Meadow Creek, Creston, Cranbrook and Revelstoke. "Our bats are critical for our ecosystem" continues Lausen. "They ...


  2. Family worried about missing Castlegar resident Oscar BotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    RCMP in Castlegar, B.C., are asking for help from the public to resolve the mysterious disappearance of a local resident. Police say Oscar Bot, 44, hasn't been seen since Tuesday, June 28, as he was heading west on Highway 3A from the the entrance to the West Kootenay Regional Airport in his navy 2003 Chev S10 pickup with a black canopy.


  3. Castlegar man missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Castlegar RCMP are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Castlegar man who has not been seen or heard from since 9:35 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Oscar Bot was last seen on video turning onto Highway 3A to head west from the entrance to the West Kootenay Regional Airport.


  4. Overdose response measures roll out in emergency departments across B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Osoyoos Times

    ... drug that can reduce the risk of brain damage or death, from future opioid overdoses. Emergency departments in Castlegar, Kamloops, Kaslo, Kelowna, Nakusp, New Denver and Vernon are the first sites to provide both the enhanced overdose surveillance ...


  5. Teen charged in Mt Sentinel Secondary evacuation appears in courtRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | CBC News

    ... 20 kilometres west of Nelson. Skey may face additional charges after the Crown reviews the case. He appeared in a Castlegar, B.C. court on Wednesday. Evidence presented at a bail hearing is subject to an automatic publication ban. In a news release ...


  6. Province-wide slash burning sparks controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | CBC News

    ... will pop up to utilize the material." Hadikan is tasked with securing fibre to supply the Celgar mill in Castlegar, which uses the otherwise-wasted material to produce pulp - and even electricity. "We know that there is a timber supply crunch ...


  7. Arrest in school threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 |

    ... custody without incident," said Cpl. Dave Tyreman. The individual in custody was expected to make an appearance in Castlegar provincial court, facing numerous charges. "Our primary focus was to determine the credibility of the information, ...


  8. Dynamiters boost local crew with signing of Clarricoates, SterzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... both Van Steinburgs should have a good opportunity to crack the Canmore squad this fall. Matchsticks: The Castlegar Rebels filled their coaching vacancy, announcing the hiring of Bill Rotheisler as head coach and general manager Sunday evening. ...


  9. Calling the salmon by canoeing the Columbia River from Castlegar to Kettle FallsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A single hand-carved cedar canoe entered Arrow Lake near Syringa Creek Provincial Park last Tuesday, beginning a journey south, down the Columbia River to Kettle Falls, Wash. where it would be joined by nine other canoes that had worked their way north up the river.


  10. Castlegar council makes by-election plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... voting. Council voted to spend $3,350 from the economic development line item budget for the purpose of promoting Castlegar in a half-page ad within the Invest in BC magazine. The purchase will also include a free half-page editorial. The ad will ...


  11. Kootenay Savings Credit Union staff vote 94% for strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Kootenay Advertiser

    Months of failed negotiations led to a 94 per cent strike vote from unionized staff at Kootenay Savings Credit Union recently. The news came from members of the United Steelworkers Local 9705 and Local 1-405 in Cranbrook, representing 110 employees at KSCU branches and offices in Trail, Fruitvale, Salmo, Castlegar, South Slocan, Kaslo and Kimberley.


  12. Program to prevent overdoses coming to Ashcroft ERRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal

    ... that now even more people will have access to kits." So far the program has been introduced to EDs in Kamloops, Castlegar, Kaslo, Kelowna, Nakusp, New Denver, and Vernon. Coates says that the program is being implemented in a triaged way: ...


  13. Airport analysis results to be kept internalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The City of Castlegar has received the results from the air market analysis it initiated in November 2015, but the results will not be released to the public. The study was designed to analyze how people use the West Kootenay Regional Airport and other airports to travel to and from the region.


  14. Former Surrey Eagle forward set to join SFURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Now Newspaper

    ... on the team's current roster. SFU plays in the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League, a circuit that includes Castlegar's Selkirk College, Trinity Western University, the University of Victoria and Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash. We ...


  15. Nelson vigil held for Orlando massacre victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... changes because of this, something beautiful and amazing will come out of this. That's my wish." A woman from Castlegar shared the story of coming out to her children 10 years ago via email, only to have them respond, "We were wondering when you ...


  16. Tribes' canoe journey includes paddling part of the Columbia River in Canada - Tue, 14 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    A contingent of paddlers from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation launched a dugout canoe near Castlegar, British Columbia, Tuesday morning. They paddled through the locks at Keenlyside Dam on the Columbia River in A contingent of paddlers from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation launched a dugout canoe near Castlegar, British Columbia, Tuesday morning.


  17. Battle against fentanylRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 |

    ... risk of brain damage in someone who has overdosed on opioids by reversing the effects. Emergency departments in Castlegar, Kaslo, Nakusp and New Denver are also involved. Interior Health will roll both initiatives out to its 27 remaining emergency ...


  18. Coroner names ATV victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 |

    The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman who died following an ATV incident near Castlegar. Rodrigues was driving an ATV on Gladstone Forest Service Road, about 40 kilometres from Castlegar, when she lost control and went down an eight-metre embankment.


  19. iRide cycling program rides into Robson schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... create a pathway from the playground to the highest level of the sport they wish to pursue." Mark Jennings from Castlegar Parks and Trails was instrumental in bringing the program to Castlegar and has labeled himself an iRide champion. "Given our ...


  20. Search for missing woman ends in tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Arrow Lakes News

    ... being involved in her death. No further information is being released at this time." Neva Evdokimoff grew up in Castlegar, but was living in Kelowna. She was visiting her family in Shore Acres and had left to drive home before detouring to Trail, ...