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Davidson Brook Wildfire No Longer Burning

The Davidson Brook wildfire is now out. The Castlegar Fire Department would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who supported its efforts to contain the wildfire and keep the community safe, with special thanks to the BC Wildfire Service, Southeast Fire Centre, and Robson and Ootischenia Fire Departments. It would also like ......

Natural Swimming Ponds at Millennium Park Re-open

The natural swimming ponds at Castlegar’s Millennium Park are now open. The ponds were temporarily closed on August 4 when crews noted an issue with the well at Millennium Park & Ponds that feeds the ponds and irrigation infrastructure. The ponds were closed while the well was out of service and during the water sample ......

New Garbage Carts & Organics Kitchen Catcher Bins Delivered to Castlegar Residents

The City of Castlegar has completed the delivery of new smaller garbage carts, organics kitchen catcher bins, and Curbside Collection Program information to homes. The introduction of weekly curbside organics collection means less garbage and less smell. The new waste management system will see organics collected weekly while recycling and garbage will continue to be ......

Davidson Brook Wildfire Update

The BC Wildfire Service has handed off the management of the Davidson Brook wildfire to the Castlegar Fire Department. The Castlegar Fire Department plans to patrol the area for the next week to ensure any hot spots are extinguished. The fire status remains as being under control. Find the most current information on the BC ......

New Millennium Park & Ponds Play Structure Breaks Ground

Starting this week, Marwest Industries Limited will begin preparing for the construction of the new castle play structure at Millennium Park & Ponds. The new playground will be constructed in the same location as the existing one, next to the parking lot. Marwest’s work will begin with the installation of fencing around the existing playground, ......

Davidson Brook Wildfire Update

In consultation with the BC Wildfire Service, the Castlegar Fire Department has officially updated the status of Davidson Brook wildfire to being held, which means it is not likely to spread beyond predetermined boundaries under current conditions. There are 19 firefighters from the BC Wildfire Service currently on site, continuing to water down hot spots. ......

Davidson Brook Wildfire Update

The Castlegar Fire Department continues to work on the Davidson Brook wildfire and made progress today. The fire is now expected to stay contained within a fire-guarded area. The fire was officially mapped today and is currently reported at just over 2 hectares. The Castlegar Fire Department has been supported by the Robson and Ootischenia ......

Davidson Brook Wildfire

At approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, a wildfire was discovered west of the 1100 block of Columbia Avenue in Castlegar. The Castlegar Fire Department responded immediately and approached the fire from several directions. The Southeast Fire Centre also had helicopters and water and fire-retardant bombers on site. These efforts have been successful in ......

Natural Swimming Ponds at Millennium Park Temporarily Closed

The natural swimming ponds at Castlegar’s Millennium Park are temporarily closed. During routine maintenance, Civic Works crews noted an issue with the well at Millennium Park & Ponds that feeds the ponds and irrigation infrastructure. A replacement part has been ordered but until repairs can be completed, the City is voluntarily closing the ponds as ......

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