Betsy Kline

Castlegar courthouse
Castlegar courthouse
Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted

MY COVID STORY: From doctor to patient

Castlegar doctor shares her COVID experience

Castlegar doctor Megan Taylor contracted COVID-19 in November. This photo was taken before the pandemic. Photo: Submitted
Blaine Penner survived an avalanche in Norns Range. Photo: Blaine Penner

West Kootenay man survives avalanche in Norns Range

Blaine Penner accidentally stepped out onto a cornice, triggering avalanche

Blaine Penner survived an avalanche in Norns Range. Photo: Blaine Penner
There is a snowfall warning in effect for Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. File photo

Kootenay highways may see 40 cm of snow before Tuesday night

Environment Canada issues warning for Highway 3 — Kootenay Pass to Paulson Summit

There is a snowfall warning in effect for Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. File photo
Trees destroyed a Shoreacres home during a wind storm Jan. 13, 2021. Photo: Submitted

Shoreacres resident flees just before tree crushes house

Pamala DeRosa is thankful to be alive

Trees destroyed a Shoreacres home during a wind storm Jan. 13, 2021. Photo: Submitted
The Twin Rivers Community Choir singing a COVID parody of Tiny Bubbles. Image: Twin River’s Community Choir YouTube

RDCK director commissions COVID parody music video

Castlegar’s Twin Rivers Community Choir sings about keeping safe from COVID

The Twin Rivers Community Choir singing a COVID parody of Tiny Bubbles. Image: Twin River’s Community Choir YouTube
The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps

Driver airlifted to hospital after Hwy 22 collision near Genelle

Hwy 22 remains closed due to multi-vehicle collision

The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps
NAV CANDA is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Nav Canada considering closing station at West Kootenay Regional Airport

The organization is conducting a service review at Castlegar’s airport

NAV CANDA is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted

Young Kootenay man seeks to inspire through podcast

Will Watt has launched the WillPower podcast to encourage young people to overcome their struggles.

Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Castlegar’s High School.. Photo: John Boivin
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Castlegar’s High School.. Photo: John Boivin
The trial will take place at the Nelson Courthouse.Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Jury selection begins in Castlegar RCMP shooting death

Jason Tait is charged with manslaughter in relation to the shooting of Waylon Jesse Edey

The trial will take place at the Nelson Courthouse.Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The Talbot Creek wildfire in the Slocan Valley on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (BC Wildfire Service)
The Talbot Creek wildfire in the Slocan Valley on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (BC Wildfire Service)
Real estate sales set records in the Kootenays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

July Kootenay real estate sales at record high

Sales and prices of Kootenay real estate on the rise

Real estate sales set records in the Kootenays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Tanker 489 in action. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

From baseball stars to forest fires: Southeast Fire Centre water bomber has an interesting past

Tanker 489 is stationed in Castlegar this year, but in the 1960s it belonged to the L.A. Dodgers.

Tanker 489 in action. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
Jasper was reunited with his owners Mary and Brent Hummel. Photo: Steve Smith

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

The dog was missing from his Castlegar home for three days.

Jasper was reunited with his owners Mary and Brent Hummel. Photo: Steve Smith
Category 2 fires will be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre starting June 18, 2020. Photo: Tara Sprickerhoff

Open burning temporarily allowed in Southeast Fire Centre

Category 2 fires allowed across the fire centre, Category 3 allowed in some areas

Category 2 fires will be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre starting June 18, 2020. Photo: Tara Sprickerhoff
Kearl Lake oil sands project, north of Fort McMurray. (Imperial Oil/Facebook)

Interior Health issues warning over COVID-19 outbreak at Alberta work camp

Workers who have been at the Kearl Lake oil sands project are asked to self-isolate.

Kearl Lake oil sands project, north of Fort McMurray. (Imperial Oil/Facebook)
Castlegar hospice director says COVID-19 measures make serving the dying heartbreaking

Castlegar hospice director says COVID-19 measures make serving the dying heartbreaking

Social distancing brings big challenges to offering support

Castlegar hospice director says COVID-19 measures make serving the dying heartbreaking
COVID-19 comes to Castlegar

COVID-19 comes to Castlegar

Local doctors urging public to stay home as local cases surface

COVID-19 comes to Castlegar
Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling are stuck in Ecuador. Here they are a few weeks ago, at Machu Picchu in Peru. Submitted Photo                                 Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling are stuck in Ecuador. Here they are a few weeks ago, at Machu Picchu in Peru. Submitted Photo

Castlegar couple stranded in Ecuador

Closed borders and travel limitations keep Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling in Ecuador.

Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling are stuck in Ecuador. Here they are a few weeks ago, at Machu Picchu in Peru. Submitted Photo                                 Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling are stuck in Ecuador. Here they are a few weeks ago, at Machu Picchu in Peru. Submitted Photo