Gary Poignant

Letter: cellphone users need to be more considerate

Recently, I saw the ultimate in silly cell-phone behavior. I was at…

Letter: let’s be firesmart

The fire danger rating is high. Homeowners and businesses, keep your space…

Retrospectives: 1981 Reunion

Retrospectives: 1981 Reunion

Walter Volovsek’s weekly historical photo

Retrospectives: 1981 Reunion
Sunflowers in the Breeze by Barbara Legg.

Castlegar Art Walk: Meet the Artist

Barbara Legg’s work can be found at Kootenay Family Dental

Sunflowers in the Breeze by Barbara Legg.
Retrospectives: Walter Volvsek weekly photo

Retrospectives: Walter Volvsek weekly photo

Photo from the Brilliant Expansion Project.

Retrospectives: Walter Volvsek weekly photo
Sheilah Sweatman was 29 when she drowned while working as a search and rescue volunteer in 2011. Photo submitted

Nelson Search and Rescue volunteer who died during mission remembered

Sheilah Sweatman drowned during a recovery in 2011

Sheilah Sweatman was 29 when she drowned while working as a search and rescue volunteer in 2011. Photo submitted
The 2018 Castlegar Sunfest 50/50 draw winner Lisa Harshenin of Castlegar, centre, receives a cheque for $6,250 from John Postnikoff, left, 50/50 chair/treasurer of Castlegar Festival Society-Sunfest and Derm English, right, president of the Castlegar Festival Society - Sunfest. All 2,500 tickets were sold, so Lisa received half of the pot of $12,500. Photo submitted

Sunfest 50/50 winner!

All of the tickets were sold!

The 2018 Castlegar Sunfest 50/50 draw winner Lisa Harshenin of Castlegar, centre, receives a cheque for $6,250 from John Postnikoff, left, 50/50 chair/treasurer of Castlegar Festival Society-Sunfest and Derm English, right, president of the Castlegar Festival Society - Sunfest. All 2,500 tickets were sold, so Lisa received half of the pot of $12,500. Photo submitted
Registration is now open for filmmaking workshops for adult learners at Selkirk College’s School of the Arts. Learn specialized techniques from production to editing. Photo submitted

Summer film workshops set for Selkirk College

All ages encouraged to sign up

Registration is now open for filmmaking workshops for adult learners at Selkirk College’s School of the Arts. Learn specialized techniques from production to editing. Photo submitted
Marolyn Mahon returned for her second visit to Castlegar in May 2006, seven months after she lost Bryan. Eleanore Dempster (centre), a relative and an author, accompanied her when she met with Greg Nesteroff (right) and I at my residence. Walter Volovsek photo

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Time Windows with Walter Volovsek

Marolyn Mahon returned for her second visit to Castlegar in May 2006, seven months after she lost Bryan. Eleanore Dempster (centre), a relative and an author, accompanied her when she met with Greg Nesteroff (right) and I at my residence. Walter Volovsek photo
Nelson couple’s holiday turns to nightmare

Nelson couple’s holiday turns to nightmare

‘Their disregard for passenger safety was unconscionable’

Nelson couple’s holiday turns to nightmare
Shayla Aumack (right) and her grandmother, Leah Hernandez, at their home in Slocan City. Photo submitted

B.C. woman finds cougar inside her house

She chased the cougar around her home for 30 minutes

Shayla Aumack (right) and her grandmother, Leah Hernandez, at their home in Slocan City. Photo submitted
Selkirk College welcomes students through Entrance Scholarships

Selkirk College welcomes students through Entrance Scholarships

“These scholarships provide a great start for students.”

Selkirk College welcomes students through Entrance Scholarships
Local snowmobiling icon Davidoff remembered by his sister

Local snowmobiling icon Davidoff remembered by his sister

Kelly Davidoff’s fond memories of brother Danny

Local snowmobiling icon Davidoff remembered by his sister
Salmo wins sustainable communities award

Salmo wins sustainable communities award

The Village of Salmo has won a Sustainable Communities Award for Asset Management.

Salmo wins sustainable communities award
UPDATED: Spike in vehicle thefts from remote parking lots

UPDATED: Spike in vehicle thefts from remote parking lots

RCMP investigating half-a-dozen incidents

UPDATED: Spike in vehicle thefts from remote parking lots