Castlegar Featured on Paddle BC

A new website called Paddle BC launched this month and featured Castlegar as a perfect paddling destination. A collaboration between paddling associations and cross-sector organizations, Paddle BC promotes the province of British Columbia as a world-class place for paddlers that offers some of the…


Out There Outdoors Magazine Showcases Castlegar in the Autumn

Out There Outdoors magazine has featured Castlegar in its article "Visit Canada's Arrow Lakes Region This Fall." The magazine, based in Spokane, Washington and distributed across the Pacific Northwest Region, played up the world-class mountain biking and fishing around Castlegar, as well as the…


Explore Castlegar In a Day With These 3 Different Itineraries

The reason Castlegar is the heart of the Kootenays is because there's something for everyone to do here. Whether you love outdoor activities, dining, or exploring the art scene, our little city in the valley offers everything to make your heart sing. In this article we look at a number of possible…


New Podcast Features Castlegar's Doukhobor Community

New Podcast Features Castlegar's Doukhobor Community A new podcast called The Headwaters: Stories from the Source has dedicated an entire episode to Castlegar's Doukhobor community and included interviews with such local luminaries as JJ Verigin, Chris Kalesnikoff, and Linda Wilkinson from the Mir…


Doukhobor Museum To Host Live Action Escape-Room Style Theatre Group

It’s part escape room, part live theatre, and part history lesson. On June 7 and 10, a new kind of interactive experience is descending on the Doukhobor Discovery Centre in Castlegar. The event is free and open to all ages and attendees can expect to work with their group and the actors to try and…


Castlegar to Host 2022 Fly Fishing Film Fest This Month

Castlegar to Host 2022 Fly Fishing Film Fest This Month The International Fly Fishing Film Festival returns to Castlegar this year with both in-personal and virtual offerings. On March 26 the live show will be held at the Castle Theatre, 185 Columbia Ave., and will feature nine short and…


Impact Magazine Showcases Castlegar Nordic Skiing

Impact magazine has featured the best cross-country skiing spots in the Kootenay region of British Columbia and have included the trails in Castlegar.  Called "Hit the Road and the Nordic Ski Trails on a Winter Visit to the Kootenays," the article appeared on the publication's website and describes…


Castlegar's Destination Development Survey

Attention Castlegar residents: Destination Castlegar would like to invite you to take part in a 5-minute anonymous survey for a chance to win $500 towards local businesses in town! Destination Development Survey. Do you like to travel? What is it that you like to do when you travel to a new…


8 Ideas For Date Night In Castlegar

With its many restaurants, movie theatres, parks, hikes and scenic viewpoints, Castlegar is an excellent city for date night (and date days). You can stroll along a beach or go for a wintery snowshoe followed by aprés drinks at a craft brewery and then finish the date with a delicious dinner or an…


Kootenay Mountain Culture Features Castlegar & Arrow Lakes

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine's website has showcased the Castlegar area and Arrow Lakes in an article titled "Why Castlegar Should Be On Your Must-Visit List This Fall." Created in partnership with ZenSeekers and Arrow Slocan Tourism, the story features words by KMC editor Vince Hempsall,…


Castlegar's Latest Mural Helps Purify The City's Air

The latest mural in Castlegar is not only special because of the collaboration involved in its creation, it's also unique in that the paint used actually helps purify the air. Located on the side of the ARC Youth Programs building at 625 Columbia Ave., the mural was painted by Pass Creek artist…


BBC Features Castlegar's Doukhobor Community

The British Broadcasting Corporation has featured Castlegar and its Doukhobor Community in its summer article entitled "Canada's little-known Russian sect: The fascinating but little-documented story of the Doukhobors, a pacifist religious sect who fled persecution in Russia to undertake one of the…