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“Imagine the Stories” by Winlaw artists Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting winner of the 2016 People’s Choice Award. (Adrian Wagner)

The sculptures are arriving in Castlegar

On Saturday, May 13, 30 sculptures will be landing in Castlegar’s downtown.

“Imagine the Stories” by Winlaw artists Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting winner of the 2016 People’s Choice Award. (Adrian Wagner)
Newly re-elected MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy celebrates her win with party faithful Tuesday night in Castlegar. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Conroy re-elected in Kootenay West

The Canadian Press made the call after only 14 of 79 polls reported.

Newly re-elected MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy celebrates her win with party faithful Tuesday night in Castlegar. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
John holds his prized custom-made bowl from Soup for the Cultured Soul. (John White/Castlegar News)

John White: Looking back on goals, and forward with optimism

This week marks my three-month anniversary as regional editor for West Kootenay…

John holds his prized custom-made bowl from Soup for the Cultured Soul. (John White/Castlegar News)
This is an artist’s rendering of what John’s playoff beard might look like.

John White: Be glad I’m not growing a playoff beard

If you’ve never felt emotions following a sports team in the playoffs, let me try to describe it.

This is an artist’s rendering of what John’s playoff beard might look like.
Welcome to the new Castlegar News website

Welcome to the new Castlegar News website

The evolution of the media landscape has introduced tremendous change in recent…

Welcome to the new Castlegar News website
New Star Wars trailer hints at end of Jedi

New Star Wars trailer hints at end of Jedi

The new Star Wars trailer is blowing minds and leaving many grapsing…

New Star Wars trailer hints at end of Jedi
John White: Grief status — It’s complicated

John White: Grief status — It’s complicated

Holidays like Easter and Christmas are very challenging for me since both of my parents passed.

John White: Grief status — It’s complicated
Former Journey lead singer Steve Perry takes the stage to accept the induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn with the other members of Journey on Friday

John White: The uplifting reunion, and the life lesson

I bought tickets to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in the one-in-a-thousand chance that Steve Perry would sing.

Former Journey lead singer Steve Perry takes the stage to accept the induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn with the other members of Journey on Friday
Dallas Green of City and Colour.

REVIEW: City and Colour mesmerizes

Dallas Green played to a packed, sweaty house of 701 patrons at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail Tuesday night.

Dallas Green of City and Colour.
The evils of worshipping Evel Knievel

The evils of worshipping Evel Knievel

Editor John White reflects on that time he and his friend followed in the steps of Evil Knievel and... didn't die.

The evils of worshipping Evel Knievel
File photo of a flu shot needle.

JOHN WHITE: This flu will break your spirit and steal your lunch money

I was a giant, sniffling, drooling, coughing, whining baby.

File photo of a flu shot needle.
A representative from Gray Monk Estate Winery pours a sample during a recent festival in Castlegar.

New wineries have fest organizers pumped

Several first-time wineries on tap for wine festival.

A representative from Gray Monk Estate Winery pours a sample during a recent festival in Castlegar.
Large boulders block Highway 3 10 km west of Creston March 19.

UPDATE: One lane of Highway 3 west of Creston reopened after boulders cleared

Major mudslide closes Highway 3 10 kms west of Creston.

Large boulders block Highway 3 10 km west of Creston March 19.
Dam City Rollers jammer “Friskin’U Dwn” breaks some ankles with a sweet deke against Farmers’ Slaughters during roller derby action Saturday night at Selkirk College gym in Castlegar. The Rollers dominated

John White: Derby is dynamic and very real

If you’re old enough to remember the name Skinny Minnie Miller, then you can picture my preconceptions relating to roller derby.

Dam City Rollers jammer “Friskin’U Dwn” breaks some ankles with a sweet deke against Farmers’ Slaughters during roller derby action Saturday night at Selkirk College gym in Castlegar. The Rollers dominated
A moose on the highway... not THE moose

John White: Conversation with a moose

Last Monday I decided it was a great idea to drive from Castlegar to Nakusp in the late afternoon to visit our sister paper.

A moose on the highway... not THE moose
Kyle Bergh scored the game-tying goal that sent the Rebels into overtime with 12.6 seconds left in the third period.

John White: First Castlegar Rebels game will be hard to top

I picked one heck of a first Castlegar Rebels game to cover last Thursday night.

Kyle Bergh scored the game-tying goal that sent the Rebels into overtime with 12.6 seconds left in the third period.
Finley's in Nelson.

John White: What are you waiting for?

As I get closer to 50, I’m becoming more mindful of those things I really want to do or try before I get too old.

Finley's in Nelson.
John on stage with the Lovehammers in Chicago accepting first prize

John White: Heading to Edmonton to see a country legend

I’ll be heading back to Edmonton for one of nine Garth Brooks concerts in that city next weekend.

John on stage with the Lovehammers in Chicago accepting first prize
New Castlegar News editor John White.

White is the name, and the colour of my knuckles

Castlegar's new editor survived his first trip through the Pass

New Castlegar News editor John White.
File photo from the Trail SPCA.

Heavy snows delay SPCA announcement in Castlegar

Details and design of the new West Kootenay SPCA will have to wait a little longer.

File photo from the Trail SPCA.