John White

John and his sister Kelly in 1977. (John K. White archive)

John White: Don’t let Christmas magic pass you by

The reason I’ve been in a funk is I’ve been in denial about Christmas.

John and his sister Kelly in 1977. (John K. White archive)
Brandon Costa watches as the puck ends up behind Grand Forks netminder Ross King Friday night at the Castlegar Complex. Costa assisted on a goal by Edward Lindsey, not pictured. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels take flight in win over Grand Forks

Team speed was too much for the visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins to handle.

Brandon Costa watches as the puck ends up behind Grand Forks netminder Ross King Friday night at the Castlegar Complex. Costa assisted on a goal by Edward Lindsey, not pictured. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Poll: Were you pleased to see movement on proposed changes to the water/sewer rate plan?

Poll: Were you pleased to see movement on proposed changes to the water/sewer rate plan?

Changes were made in response to concerns raised during public feedback period.

Poll: Were you pleased to see movement on proposed changes to the water/sewer rate plan?
Guest column: Taking on the tough feline issues

Guest column: Taking on the tough feline issues

In the spirit of Family Circus and Bill Keane, we bring you a guest column from John’s cat Maddy

Guest column: Taking on the tough feline issues
A nasty scrum ensues after the Rebels got in close with Nelson’s goaltender. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels dominate Nelson Leafs in wild win

The Rebels staved off aggressive checking in the first period and wore down the Leafs.

A nasty scrum ensues after the Rebels got in close with Nelson’s goaltender. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
The famous scene from Network known as the Beale Rant. This may have been me last week. (IMDB)

John White: Criticism welcome, slander and gossip not so much

There’s been a trend I’ve noticed recently that I’ve found disturbing and disheartening.

The famous scene from Network known as the Beale Rant. This may have been me last week. (IMDB)
Poll: Do you want to see more public access to the Columbia River waterfront?

Poll: Do you want to see more public access to the Columbia River waterfront?

A recent public open house was heated as two sides to the issue debated the merits of the plan

Poll: Do you want to see more public access to the Columbia River waterfront?
John White: It was a stretch to think I could easily yoga

John White: It was a stretch to think I could easily yoga

I finally took the rather uncomfortable plunge for the first time this past Sunday.

John White: It was a stretch to think I could easily yoga
The Winnipeg Jets skate in the pre-game warmup in Phoenix on Saturday. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

John White: To boldly go behind enemy lines, in a hotbed

Going behind enemy lines is a daring manoeuvre in most cases.

The Winnipeg Jets skate in the pre-game warmup in Phoenix on Saturday. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
John White: You oughtta be in pictures, and articles

John White: You oughtta be in pictures, and articles

You want your kick-butt local happenings and sporting events in the paper and on our website.

John White: You oughtta be in pictures, and articles
John White: I felt like a hockey player, until the flagrant nausea

John White: I felt like a hockey player, until the flagrant nausea

Your brain thinks you can just hop back on the ice and cut it up like there was no lapse in activity

John White: I felt like a hockey player, until the flagrant nausea

Web poll: What would you do with the city budget (and taxes)?

READ MORE: City of Castlegar seeks input on 2018 budget What would…

Shawn Campbell scores a beauty on a partial break against the Golden Rockets Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels come out gunning in 9-2 romp

The Castlegar Rebels proved they can play it tight and structured or loose and wide-open.

Shawn Campbell scores a beauty on a partial break against the Golden Rockets Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Castlegar Rebels goaltender Tanner Douglas makes a brilliant glove save in the waning minutes of the third period to preserve his shutout over the visiting Kimberley Dynamiters Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels shut out Dynamiters 5-0

Castlegar Rebels goaltender Tanner Douglas was smiling broadly after stopping all 23 shots.

Castlegar Rebels goaltender Tanner Douglas makes a brilliant glove save in the waning minutes of the third period to preserve his shutout over the visiting Kimberley Dynamiters Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
John White: Lifting the lid on our sausage-making machine

John White: Lifting the lid on our sausage-making machine

This one is from the “I Bet You Didn’t Know” file…

John White: Lifting the lid on our sausage-making machine
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Join the Castlegar News Facebook readers group

The Castlegar News has launched a Facebook group for engaged readers of our paper and website.

Join the Castlegar News Facebook readers group

Web poll: Do you support the idea of a marijuana production facility next to the airport?

READ MORE: Castlegar council moves forward with marijuana facility rezoning Do you…

Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017

Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017

Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017

Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017
Brandon Costa slips one past a sprawling Owen Sikkes in the second period. The Rebels lost 5-3 Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels downed 5-3

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks rode two power-play goals to a 5-3 victory over the Castlegar Rebels.

Brandon Costa slips one past a sprawling Owen Sikkes in the second period. The Rebels lost 5-3 Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
John White: The nightly rumble with Scumbag Brain

John White: The nightly rumble with Scumbag Brain

I’ve been engaged in a hearty battle with Scumbag Brain over the…

John White: The nightly rumble with Scumbag Brain