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Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

A reluctant renovator starts her renovation

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma was the winner of the RenoMe! With FortisBC contest and has recently started her outdoor space renovation.

Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.
Image on left: Rachel Yoder

Universal topics examined

Castlegar venue offers thought-provoking exhibits, starting June 20

Image on left: Rachel Yoder
'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.

Amateur photographers can enter the Your Best Shot contest

Contest open to participants across the province. Deadline to enter amateur photo contest is July 4. Time is running out. Enter today.

'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.

Baby-related groups join forces

Quarterly meetings focus on education and programs

Representatives showcase the Welcome to Kootenay Country booth at the 2013 FCM conference. From left:  Ann Henderson

Groups team up to promote Kootenays

National conference in Niagara Falls will hear from our region

Representatives showcase the Welcome to Kootenay Country booth at the 2013 FCM conference. From left:  Ann Henderson
The family of William Mooney feels he may be somewhere in the BC Interior.

Police looking for elderly man

Chilliwack resident may have traveled to the BC Interior

The family of William Mooney feels he may be somewhere in the BC Interior.
B.C. is entering into a blue box battle

May 19 has come and gone, now Victoria must be accountable for MMBC mess

The Province's new recycling fee system has been implemented, and Buckerfields CEO Kelvin McCulloch has noticed the trickle...

B.C. is entering into a blue box battle
An RCMP helicopter search has been conducted of the 6 Mile road and Kokanee Glacier areas.

Search underway for Nelson man

Daniel Sookero has not been seen since Tuesday, May 20

An RCMP helicopter search has been conducted of the 6 Mile road and Kokanee Glacier areas.

Fish and wildlife projects receive more than $860k

Array of 34 Columbia Basin projects in line for funding

Vulcan RCMP believe the Meisel sisters may have been abducted by their mother on May 12.

Forwarded on behalf of Alberta RCMP

Possible parental abduction of two girls, aged 12 and six

Vulcan RCMP believe the Meisel sisters may have been abducted by their mother on May 12.
Sipping a beverage beside the Little Slocan River.

Tea and jewellery to be served ‘Grassroots Gramma’ style

Several key attractions lined up for Slocan Valley event

Sipping a beverage beside the Little Slocan River.
Pick up the phone

People still not calling before they dig

Time and effort spent upfront can spare hassle, danger and expense after the fact

Pick up the phone
Event runs on May 9 at the Old Castle Theatre

Opportunity to support a valuable program

Special screening of dramatic adventure film at Castlegar's Old Theatre

Event runs on May 9 at the Old Castle Theatre

Grant applications welcome in Castlegar

Community Foundation is eager to progress with its supportive mission

45 years of history – a work in progress

Kootenay Doukhobor Historical Society holds AGM in Castlegar

Hospice Palliative Care Week kicks off early

Numerous events ahead in Castlegar during the month of May

Pictured conducting a workshop

Information goldmine ready to exploit in Castlegar

Get to know your community with “The Digital Basin”

Pictured conducting a workshop

Juvenile sturgeon viewing – May 8

Young fish available for your best encouraging wishes in Castlegar and Trail

L-R Laurie McCarthy

West Kootenay students get help from Telus

Take a Hike Youth at Risk Foundation continues important work

L-R Laurie McCarthy
Front Row:  Hailey Gleboff

Figure skating finale and wrap-up

A strong season concludes for Castlegar Skating Club

Front Row:  Hailey Gleboff