John White: Be glad I’m not growing a playoff beard

If you’ve never felt emotions following a sports team in the playoffs, let me try to describe it.

Gord Turner: What you bring home from travel

We were looking for that one-of-a-kind souvenir to put on a shelf or a wall when we arrived home.

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Letter: No misunderstandings

The letter by Jim Shephard in last week’s Castlegar News identifies Mr.…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Place Names: Was Shields named for the Shiell brothers?

This spot along the Columbia and Western Railway was known as Shield’s Landing and Shields Station.

  • Apr 27th, 2017
BReaking boards for justice


Breaking boards for justice


Mayor Chernoff breaks a board


FIre Truck ladder


COLUMN: Libraries obsolete? Not a chance

Columnist Donna Macdonald says there is more than meets the eye in the library

  • Apr 24th, 2017


  • Apr 27th, 2017

John White: Grief status — It’s complicated

Holidays like Easter and Christmas are very challenging for me since both of my parents passed.

BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark runs on economic record

John White: The uplifting reunion, and the life lesson

I bought tickets to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in the one-in-a-thousand chance that Steve Perry would sing.

Letter: Vancouver Island Doukhobor history wanted

On a small property near the Hamlet of Coombs remains the last evidence of a Doukhobor colony.

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Faith Foundations: The message of resurrection

As Easter approaches, Pastor Tom Kline takes a look at the resurrection.

  • Apr 7th, 2017

The evils of worshipping Evel Knievel

Editor John White reflects on that time he and his friend followed in the steps of Evil Knievel and... didn't die.

OPINION: Turning tailings into cattails

Ecology students take a look at cattails and their usefulness.

  • Apr 7th, 2017