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Stanley Humphries Secondary School athletes. Photo: Submitted
Stanley Humphries Secondary School athletes. Photo: Submitted
(L-R): Lillie Strong and Celeste McEwan are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted

Ecological Comment: The relationship between cottonwoods and beavers in Kootenay ecosystem

Submitted by Lillie Strong and Celeste McEwan Not only are beavers our…

(L-R): Lillie Strong and Celeste McEwan are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted
Flooding this past spring forced many houses in the Houseman Subdivision to erect makeshift barricades from sandbags to hold back the water. (Patrick Davies photo)

Water, water everywhere, and a tough choice about what to do with it all

Clean Energy BC estimates power demand in B.C. will grow by over 40 per cent over the next 20 years

  • Dec 7, 2021
Flooding this past spring forced many houses in the Houseman Subdivision to erect makeshift barricades from sandbags to hold back the water. (Patrick Davies photo)
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FAITH: Jesus, the Exceeding Joy of Christmas

Kinnaird Community Church pastor talks about the birth of Jesus

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The state must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 10% below 2017 levels by 2028. By 2035, emissions must be below 20% of 2017 levels. The clean fuels program is scheduled to begin by Jan 1, 2023, provided the Legislature passes a transportation-spending package by then. File photo

OPINION: Ideas for eliminating Castlegar carbon emissions by 2030

Robert Macrae, environmental technology instructor at Selkirk College, shares his ideas

The state must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 10% below 2017 levels by 2028. By 2035, emissions must be below 20% of 2017 levels. The clean fuels program is scheduled to begin by Jan 1, 2023, provided the Legislature passes a transportation-spending package by then. File photo
Robin Martens is the pastor of Kinnaird Park Community Church. Photo: Submitted

FAITH: Good news — read all about it

Castlegar pastor Robin Martins talks about the gospel

Robin Martens is the pastor of Kinnaird Park Community Church. Photo: Submitted
Coquihalla Highway washed away in three spots after a one-day atmospheric river rainfall event. (Facebook)

Opinion: Governments need to adjust to ongoing extreme climate change weather events

Canadian $5 billion yearly investment needed to deal with heat, drought, floods and fire

  • Nov 22, 2021
Coquihalla Highway washed away in three spots after a one-day atmospheric river rainfall event. (Facebook)
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.

B.C.’s mental health crisis is bad and getting worse

Nearly half of British Columbians polled said their mental health was worse due to COVID-19

  • Nov 18, 2021
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.
Student columnist Angel Uppal. Submitted photo

COLUMN: Meet our new Stanley Humphries columnist

Angel-Muskaan Uppal will provide updates from the school

Student columnist Angel Uppal. Submitted photo
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FAITH: This do in remembrance

Castlegar pastor Cynthia Pelletier shares the story of her father, born in Belgium during WW2

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FAITH: The prodigal son

Castlegar pastor Tom Kline talks about forgiveness.

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

To Have and Have Not: Alberta opens can of worms, but will B.C. bite?

Equalization payments have often been used to incite political anger in Canada

  • Nov 1, 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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FAITH: Dealing in hope

Castlegar New Life Church pastor talks about hope

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The B.C. Liberal leadership race: Rebirth or reckoning?

The B.C. Liberals have always been an uneasy coalition of conservative and liberal voters,

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
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FAITH: Truth and reconciliation

Cynthia Pelletier, pastor of Kinnaird Church of God, talks about loving and reconciling

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FAITH: God and science

Tom Kline is pastor of Castlegar Baptist Church

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FAITH: An invitation to the holy relationship

Robin Murray is pastor of the Castlegar United Church

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FAITH: What is wrong with our world?

Robin Martens is pastor of Kinnaird Park Community Church in Castlegar

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Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck