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From Kerala to Castlegar: Celebration and donation

The regional festival of Kerala, India features food and dances.

Kootenay author to launch memoir at Castlegar library

D.M. Ditson will share intimate memoir about sexual assault, PTSD and recovery.

  • Sep 14, 2019

PLACE NAMES: Kaslo and Sandon neighbourhoods

Narrow valley saw Sandon’s main street over a creek

  • Sep 14, 2019

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

Active life is family affair for Castlegar mom-and-daughter athletes

Two generations taking part in 55+ Senior’s Games

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PLACE NAMES: Kaslo neighbourhoods, Part 1

Ambitious plans to expand Kaslo to the north and south were for naught

  • Sep 7, 2019

Firefighters compete for a cause

The sixth annual firefighters games at the Pass Creek Regional Exhibition Grounds over the weekend

  • Sep 4, 2019

Child minding offered at Castlegar Community Complex

Morning and evening slots available to give parents a chance to exercise.

Castlegar teen band making the most of summer

Blackout Summer has performed at festivals and shows around the region this summer.

Teacher of Doukhobor children profiled in new book

Jean Barman profiles a family of mixed Indigenous and white descent in Invisible Generations

  • Aug 30, 2019

Castlegar woman launches eating disorder group

“There’s not a lot of knowledge around here.”

PLACE NAMES: Greenwood neighbourhoods

At least eight early townsite additions expanded the city’s footprint

  • Aug 24, 2019

Scene it? Castlegar New’s weekly photo contest

Take a guess in our weekly guess-the-location photo contest.

Castlegar food bank collecting school supplies

Supplies needed to help local kids in need

PLACE NAMES: Salmo and Slocan neighbourhoods

An an 1897 plan called for Salmo streets named Lincoln and Washington plus a Victoria Square

  • Aug 17, 2019

Scene it? Castlegar New’s weekly photo contest

Take a guess in our weekly guess-the-location photo contest.

Pregnant Kootenay teachers fight to change compensation rules

Risk to unborn babies not recognized by WorkSafeBC

PLACE NAMES: Remac and Cherrydale, revisited

Earliest references to place names can sometimes reveal who named them and why

  • Aug 11, 2019

Scene it? Castlegar New’s weekly photo contest

Take a guess in our weekly guess-the-location photo contest.