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.
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.”
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.
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
The BC Government took another step toward its goal of clean energy vehicles by 2040 by passing the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act (ZEVA), passed on Wednesday in Victoria.
“We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself.”
-- Carl Sagan
“... Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is becoming conscious of itself. What an amazing miracle.”
In a media release, the Canadian Red Cross provided an update Tuesday on the relief and recovery work taking place in the B.C. Regional District of Kootenay Boundary more than a year after devastating floods forced thousands to evacuate their homes.
When following up the RCMP press release regarding 'Stag Night', the Castlegar Source/Trail Champion editor asked about the legalities should a young person (particularly a minor) agree to be subjected to same.
Even without the issue of age of majority, RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich's response, sent to all local media, was unequivocal:
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