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Dr. Katherine Oldfield is a naturopathic physician, mother, and active member of the Nelson-West Kootenay chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Restore our Earth, restore our health

Katherine Oldfield marks Earth Day by writing about the priorities we need to have

Dr. Katherine Oldfield is a naturopathic physician, mother, and active member of the Nelson-West Kootenay chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted
The Open Street project may mean more spots like this popping up around Castlegar. Photo: Lachlan Labere

City of Castlegar extends Open Streets project through fall

Businesses can use public and private outdoor spaces

The Open Street project may mean more spots like this popping up around Castlegar. Photo: Lachlan Labere
Firesmart activities will be happening this week on city-owned forested land. File photo

Firesmart activities to take place this week on Castlegar’s 14th Ave.

City and Selkirk College Forestry program working together on project

Firesmart activities will be happening this week on city-owned forested land. File photo
Open burning is not permitted within the City of Castlegar. Submitted photo

Yard waste burning not allowed within City of Castlegar

City bylaw prohibits open burning

Open burning is not permitted within the City of Castlegar. Submitted photo
First-year Selkirk College student Terra-Mae Box is one of many talented writers who will read their work at the Black Bear Review’s annual (virtual) launch on April 22. Photo: Submitted

Black Bear Review launch party showcases diverse Kootenay talent

The new issue launches virtually April 22

First-year Selkirk College student Terra-Mae Box is one of many talented writers who will read their work at the Black Bear Review’s annual (virtual) launch on April 22. Photo: Submitted
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LETTER: Federal government missing the mark during pandemic

Reader Fred Hughes says political leaders and parties need to be held responsible

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Help clean up Castlegar during Pitch-In week

Annual clean-up to take place April 18 - 26

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Construction on Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Phase 2 will continue for several months. Photo: Nancy Morton

Northbound Columbia Avenue traffic to be diverted to 6th Ave.

Find out what to expect in the construction zone this week

Construction on Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Phase 2 will continue for several months. Photo: Nancy Morton
Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
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LETTER: Covid blame should fall on leaders, not youth

Reader Rod Retzlaff blames leaders for COVID variant spread

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Emma Bowins is second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted

Ecological Comment: The effect of dams on salmon

Written by second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College in Castlegar, BC.

Emma Bowins is second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted
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Faith Foundations: He is not here

A look at the first Easter Sunday

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The BCSPCA Castlegar branch will be one of the recipients of the draw’s proceeds.. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar Rotary holding online 50/50 draw

Money will be split between the winner and three Castlegar charities

The BCSPCA Castlegar branch will be one of the recipients of the draw’s proceeds.. Photo: Betsy Kline
Clockwise: Dan Rye, Cherryl MacLeod, Bergen Price and Maria McFaddin

Castlegar city council highlights

A look at the March 29 meeting

Clockwise: Dan Rye, Cherryl MacLeod, Bergen Price and Maria McFaddin
Pete Bartsoff lives near this apartment building on 7th Avenue that was destroyed by fire a few weeks ago. Photo: Betsy Kline

LETTER: Thanks to the Castlegar Fire Department for saving my house

Reader Pete Bartsoff impressed with CFD’s skills and ladder truck

Pete Bartsoff lives near this apartment building on 7th Avenue that was destroyed by fire a few weeks ago. Photo: Betsy Kline
Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small

Selkirk College discontinues men’s hockey

Selkirk Saints hockey team permanently dismantled

Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small
KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted

True champions: Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital pharmacy team

The expanded KBRH pharmacy is slated for completion in 2023.

KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted
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Castlegar street cleaning underway

90 kilometres of roadway to be cleared of winter debris

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Castlegar Rebels and Beaver Valley Nitehawks in March 2020. Photo: Jim Bailey

Castlegar Rebels announce first player commitment for next season

Tanner Truswell is a defenceman from Calgary, Alberta

Castlegar Rebels and Beaver Valley Nitehawks in March 2020. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Ecological Comment: Respectful harvesting of our forest treasures

A column written by Recreation Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College

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