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The Habitat for Humanity ReStore needs more volunteers. Photo: Submitted
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore needs more volunteers. Photo: Submitted
Photo by Stacey Thommes

RELIGION: Making room for divine interruptions

Pastor Cynthia Pelletier talks about slowing down to receive blessings

Photo by Stacey Thommes
An IRIS gathering in pre-COVID times. (File photo)

Castlegar senior’s program adapted through pandemic

IRIS switched from in-person gatherings to delivering services

An IRIS gathering in pre-COVID times. (File photo)
Nelson potter and teacher Diane Walters. Photo submitted

Local filmmaker teams up with potter for new movie

Dying into Becoming opens at the Civic Theatre on July 26

Nelson potter and teacher Diane Walters. Photo submitted
Erica Konrad’s new work was inspired by her recent journey through cancer and healing. Photo submitted

Exhibition: Everything Became Beautiful

Erica Konrad opens exhibit at Hidden Garden Gallery in New Denver from July 27 to August 1

Erica Konrad’s new work was inspired by her recent journey through cancer and healing. Photo submitted
Metal Tech Alley leader Pete Stamper, CEO of KC Recycling, participated in ICE 2021.

West Kootenay tech innovator hosts circular economy conference

Metal Tech Alley welcomed leaders from across the globe to virtually rethink the linear economy

Metal Tech Alley leader Pete Stamper, CEO of KC Recycling, participated in ICE 2021.
New program will help participants develop employment skills.Photo:Metro

New program offers free skills upgrading, support for West Kootenay job seekers

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy offers workplace skills training

New program will help participants develop employment skills.Photo:Metro
Tom Kline

RELIGION: The lesson of the Good Samaritan

Pastor Tom Kline talks abut loving our neighbours

Tom Kline
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LETTER: Castlegar reader says this is not a world to leave to our children

Laura Sacks talks about heat wave and climate change

Send your letter to newsroom@castlegarnews.com
The West Kootenay Timberwolves at their July 10 game against the Coquitlam Adanacs. Photo: Submitted

Junior lacrosse playing again in Castlegar

Find out when there are home games

The West Kootenay Timberwolves at their July 10 game against the Coquitlam Adanacs. Photo: Submitted
Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)
Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)
Robin Martens is the pastor of Kinnaird Park Community Church. Photo: Submitted

FAITH: What is the truth and where do I find it?

Column from Robin Martens, pastor of Kinnaird Park Community Church

Robin Martens is the pastor of Kinnaird Park Community Church. Photo: Submitted
How long with this duck take to float down Kootenay Lake? Make your guess to support the Balfour Harrop Fire Rescue Department. Photo: Submitted

Whatever floats your duck: Annual Duck Race takes place July 24

The fundraiser supports the Balfour Harrop fire department

How long with this duck take to float down Kootenay Lake? Make your guess to support the Balfour Harrop Fire Rescue Department. Photo: Submitted
Carolyn Mark plays a free online show via the Slocan Valley’s The Shed on July 30. Photo: Submitted

Carolyn Mark, West Kootenay musicians play free online concert

Slocan Valley’s The Shed hosts the show July 30

Carolyn Mark plays a free online show via the Slocan Valley’s The Shed on July 30. Photo: Submitted
Merry Creek Wildfire on June 2, 2021. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay
Merry Creek Wildfire on June 2, 2021. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay
Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Letter: Castlegar should go back to weekly garbage

Reader Michael Landrecht say community dumpster not the answer

Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)
Construction on Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Project Phase 2 will be altered due to extreme heat. Photo: Nel Vandergaag

Heat prompts change to Columbia Ave. project traffic patterns

Changes are to protect workers from extreme heat

Construction on Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Project Phase 2 will be altered due to extreme heat. Photo: Nel Vandergaag
Dove Spirit by David Turner. Photo: Sculpturewalk

Fundraising campaign launched to purchase sculpture for Doukhobour Discovery Centre

Group hopes Dove Spirit will find a permanent home in Castlegar

Dove Spirit by David Turner. Photo: Sculpturewalk
Wildfire interface treatment at Queen’s Bay on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake. Photo: Forest Enhancement Society of BC

Mercer Celgar projects will reduce residual fibre burning in Kootenay Boundary

One of the projects is at West Arm Park near Nelson

Wildfire interface treatment at Queen’s Bay on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake. Photo: Forest Enhancement Society of BC
A volunteer delivers food to families as part of a West Kootenay EcoSociety program. Photo: Submitted

Farms to Friends delivers 2,500th bag of food to families in need

The program services communities in the Nelson, Trail and Castlegar areas

A volunteer delivers food to families as part of a West Kootenay EcoSociety program. Photo: Submitted