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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
Testing for COVID-19 available in West Kootenay, but call first

Testing for COVID-19 available in West Kootenay, but call first

Interior Health says people suspecting they have the virus must be screened first

Testing for COVID-19 available in West Kootenay, but call first
School officials close Colville schools amid coronavirus fears

School officials close Colville schools amid coronavirus fears

All schools closed, extra-curricular activities banned while awaiting test results

School officials close Colville schools amid coronavirus fears
Programs available in West Kootenay for substance use challenges

Programs available in West Kootenay for substance use challenges

Sign up now for two six-week programs in January and March

Programs available in West Kootenay for substance use challenges
Snowfall warning for Kootenay and Paulson passes

Snowfall warning for Kootenay and Paulson passes

Up to 30 cm expected in mountain passes Saturday and Sunday.

Snowfall warning for Kootenay and Paulson passes
Environment Canada advises against travel over Paulson and Kootenay Pass

Environment Canada advises against travel over Paulson and Kootenay Pass

Snowfall up to 30 cm expected Monday night

Environment Canada advises against travel over Paulson and Kootenay Pass
Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar

Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar

Interior Health says the overdoses appear to be the result of cocaine contaminated with fentanyl.

Warning issued after several overdoses in Castlegar
(MaxPixel)

Pregnant teachers fight to change WorkSafeBC compensation rules

Agency does not recognize risk to unborn babies when mother catches illness from work

(MaxPixel)
Is there a market for passengers to make tracks between the two Kootenays by train? Black Press file photo

Study to look at East-West Kootenay train

Castlegar Economic Development looking for consultants.

Is there a market for passengers to make tracks between the two Kootenays by train? Black Press file photo
Chrissy Archibald and Tyler Fergusen were engaged to be married. (Photo: Mark Fergusen/Facebook)

Fatal London terror attack inquest hears from B.C. woman’s fiancé

Chrissy Archibald was the sole Canadian victim of the London Bridge terror attack.

Chrissy Archibald and Tyler Fergusen were engaged to be married. (Photo: Mark Fergusen/Facebook)
Castlegar fire chief Sam Lattanzio was called to a suspected gas leak at Castlegar Primary School April 15. Photo: John Boivin

Teachers worried after 12 gas leaks in 3 months at B.C. elementary school

School district insists students and staff not at risk, despite a dozen incidents in three months

Castlegar fire chief Sam Lattanzio was called to a suspected gas leak at Castlegar Primary School April 15. Photo: John Boivin