John White

Nelson Leafs forward Ryan Cooper scores with a five-hole shot on a deke in KIJHL action Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Forecheck powers Nelson Leafs to 7-3 win over Castlegar Rebels

They were done in by “breakdowns” that the Nelson Leafs pounced on to trounce the Rebels 7-3.

Nelson Leafs forward Ryan Cooper scores with a five-hole shot on a deke in KIJHL action Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding
LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding
John White: Bullying leaves deep scars behind

John White: Bullying leaves deep scars behind

One boy, in particular was merciless in his torment of the smaller boys in our grade

John White: Bullying leaves deep scars behind
John White: I’m seriously having a cow, man

John White: I’m seriously having a cow, man

Ask anyone who knows me even a little and they’ll tell you that I’m a major Simpsons nerdlinger.

John White: I’m seriously having a cow, man
John after his first two shifts in 30 years. He’s holding his smartphone because of course he is. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

John White: Is the smartphone really so smart?

Walk with me for a bit and have a listen to a middle-aged man’s rantings.

John after his first two shifts in 30 years. He’s holding his smartphone because of course he is. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
John White: Hitting the ice after 30 years

John White: Hitting the ice after 30 years

It’s been 30 freakin’ years since I’ve played hockey in an organized and meaningful fashion

John White: Hitting the ice after 30 years
John White: Why are my lungs on fire?

John White: Why are my lungs on fire?

I’m at the precipice of getting back in shape after 20 years of relative inactivity.

John White: Why are my lungs on fire?
John White: Life’s a dirty ditch and then you fry cheese balls

John White: Life’s a dirty ditch and then you fry cheese balls

I’ll be hitting the magic age of 50 soon and that has me thinking about my plans for retirement.

John White: Life’s a dirty ditch and then you fry cheese balls
John shows off his spider-saving skills at the office. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

John White: The spider whisperer is here to save

I’ve got a thing for trying to save all creatures.

John shows off his spider-saving skills at the office. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
John White: Going public to fight racist uprising

John White: Going public to fight racist uprising

For the last 25 years, I’ve worked diligently to remain neutral in my postings on social media.

John White: Going public to fight racist uprising
John holds his hand-made custom bowl from Soup For the Cultured Soul. (John K. White/Castlegar New file)

John White: Taking stock after six months at the helm

I’ve managed to surpass the six month milestone as regional editor for Black Press.

John holds his hand-made custom bowl from Soup For the Cultured Soul. (John K. White/Castlegar New file)
John White: Top 10 phrases you don’t want to hear in a home reno

John White: Top 10 phrases you don’t want to hear in a home reno

Even a simple plumbing repair turned into a three-hour epic worthy of dramatic BBC acting talent.

John White: Top 10 phrases you don’t want to hear in a home reno
The results of one of the most recent of 26 moves since 1992. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

John White: It’s your fourth move? How quaint

My wife and I figure we have moved 26 times since 1992. That is not a typo.

The results of one of the most recent of 26 moves since 1992. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
A letter written by the murder victim to her new boyfriend, from the Serial podcast series. (Serial)

John White: Podcasts keep the wheels turning

I had the pleasure of driving from Castlegar to Edmonton (and back) last weekend.

A letter written by the murder victim to her new boyfriend, from the Serial podcast series. (Serial)
Helicopters dropping water on the fire. (Tyler Harper/Black Press)

Fire contained, Highway 3A reopened west of Nelson

Highway 3A 15 km west of Nelson at Beasley Bluff was closed because or a forest fire.

Helicopters dropping water on the fire. (Tyler Harper/Black Press)
The Beacher Ranch at the corner of Highway 20 and Farwell Canyon. (Bailey Fuller/Black Press)

John White: Prepare, don’t panic, and pay it forward

I was thinking about how our region would respond to an evacuation order.

The Beacher Ranch at the corner of Highway 20 and Farwell Canyon. (Bailey Fuller/Black Press)
John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’

John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’

I returned from a trip to Edmonton with unexpected fresh perspective on life in Castlegar.

John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’
Meet the artist: Castlegar Art Walk

Meet the artist: Castlegar Art Walk

This year marks the 21st Annual Castlegar Art Walk, featuring 20-plus local and regional artists.

Meet the artist: Castlegar Art Walk
John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

There were specific emotional aspects this year that heightened the impact.

John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day