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Faith Foundations: Exploring marital expectations

We come to marriage with more expectations than we realize.

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

COLUMN: Arctic apples send chills through the Okanagan

Genetically modified organisms or GMOs have been a heavily debated issue since their introduction.

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

John White: No excuse for dark highway walking without reflectors

The pedestrian in question was breaking all of the rules of pedestrianing.

Walter Volovsek: Retrospectives — West Lake 1

West Lake Lodge is seen here, surrounded by skiers.

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

PLACE NAMES: Creston and Sirdar, Part 2

Officials were left puzzled when they received post office applications for both Creston and Sirdar

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

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Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race
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B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

Walter Volovsek: Time Windows — West Lake

Edward Mahon sought out other ways to supplement his dwindling income.

  • Feb 15th, 2018

Gord Turner: Enjoying a Mexican moment, amigo

Whenever we’ve travelled in Mexico, we’ve spent time shopping in the markets.

  • Feb 15th, 2018

John White: Scumbag Brain makes its most unwelcome return

I’ve been suffering from sporadic insomnia thanks to sinus migraines over the last couple of weeks.

PLACE NAMES: Creston and Sirdar, Part 1

Creston was formerly called Sirdar, and Sirdar was formerly Creston. Or were they?

  • Feb 15th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC

Car insurance ‘dumpster fire’ mainly lawyer fees, neglected serious injuries

Join the editor for a live Q&A

Castlegar News editor John White is planning on hosting a live Facebook Q&A session.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

Walter Volovsek: Retrospectives — Home At Last

The two McCleary bachelors share a common grave in the Warkworth, Ontario cemetery.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

COLUMN: If you move a tree in the forest, does anybody notice?

Tree species also have preferences as to where they prefer to grow.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

PLACE NAMES: Camp Mansfield

Ernest Mansfield was responsible for several local place names, but none of them survive

  • Feb 8th, 2018

John White: Community comes together to maximize event successes

Andrea Ryman from Destination Castlegar was the driving force behind the movement.

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning