Greg Nesteroff

This new kiosk at the Rotary Skateboard Park is being used to store equipment for the Summer at the Skatepark program. Photos submitted

Kiosk takes shape at Castlegar skatepark

The Castlegar Skatepark has a new kiosk.

This new kiosk at the Rotary Skateboard Park is being used to store equipment for the Summer at the Skatepark program. Photos submitted
Grads put on makeup in preparation for the Spooks on Zukes event. Photo submitted

Spooky season at Stanley Humphries Secondary

Find out what’s been going on at Castlegar’s high school this month from our student reporter.

Grads put on makeup in preparation for the Spooks on Zukes event. Photo submitted
Thomas Procter advertised the Riverside addition to Balfour in the Nelson Daily News of March 24, 1906. The newspaper is now available online from 1902-11.

PLACE NAMES: Scouring the newly-digitized Nelson Daily News

The newspaper is now searchable online for 1902-11

Thomas Procter advertised the Riverside addition to Balfour in the Nelson Daily News of March 24, 1906. The newspaper is now available online from 1902-11.
Selkirk College Saints second-year forward Dylan Heppler scored two goals and added an assist during Friday’s thrilling 7-6 victory over the University of Victoria Vikes on Vancouver Island. The Saints’ next home weekend takes place on Nov. 8 and 9 at the Castlegar and District Recreation Centre.

Wild weekend on the Island for Selkirk College Saints

“The on-ice wildness matched the off-ice wildness,” says Saints head coach Dave Hnatiuk.

Selkirk College Saints second-year forward Dylan Heppler scored two goals and added an assist during Friday’s thrilling 7-6 victory over the University of Victoria Vikes on Vancouver Island. The Saints’ next home weekend takes place on Nov. 8 and 9 at the Castlegar and District Recreation Centre.
Gord Turner: Dressing up for Halloween is part of the fun

Gord Turner: Dressing up for Halloween is part of the fun

This week, Turner looks at Halloween fun

Gord Turner: Dressing up for Halloween is part of the fun
LETTERS: Homelessness, climate and illegal dumping

LETTERS: Homelessness, climate and illegal dumping

This week’s letters from Castlegar readers look at a variety of topics.

LETTERS: Homelessness, climate and illegal dumping
Fairview Heights is one of Nelson’s newer neighbourhoods, developed in 2003 in a former gravel pit. Greg Nesteroff photo

PLACE NAMES: Nelson neighbourhoods, Part 5

Nelson city limits expanded 10 times after incorporation

Fairview Heights is one of Nelson’s newer neighbourhoods, developed in 2003 in a former gravel pit. Greg Nesteroff photo
Castlegar receives funds for improved child care spaces

Castlegar receives funds for improved child care spaces

Seven daycares to receive support locally

Castlegar receives funds for improved child care spaces
Svoboda Road, a rural neighbourhood in the hills above Nelson, was named for John and Annie Svoboda, who had a ranch there. Svoboda means freedom in Russian. Greg Nesteroff photo

PLACE NAMES: More Nelson neighbourhoods

A Depression-era squatter’s camp became Cottonwood City

Svoboda Road, a rural neighbourhood in the hills above Nelson, was named for John and Annie Svoboda, who had a ranch there. Svoboda means freedom in Russian. Greg Nesteroff photo
This sign marks the entrance to Nelson’s Railtown neighbourhood at the intersection of Highway 3A and Baker Street. The name was coined in 2011. Greg Nesteroff photo

PLACE NAMES: More Nelson neighbourhoods

Parklands among lost Nelson neighbourhood names

This sign marks the entrance to Nelson’s Railtown neighbourhood at the intersection of Highway 3A and Baker Street. The name was coined in 2011. Greg Nesteroff photo