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Talking transgender issues with Nelson advocate

Nov. 20 is the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Castlegar Remembers

Hundreds gathered at Kinsmen Park on Sunday to mark the Centenary of the end of WW1

PLACE NAMES: Misspellings and mispronunciations

Is it Procter or Proctor? Woodbury or Woodberry? And how do you say Ymir? Or Fauquier? Or

  • Nov 9, 2018

Remembering Northern B.C.’s Flying Tigers

The legend of World War Two pilots Albert and Cedric Mah, as told by their daughters

B.C. church bell to toll again in memory of First World War

Public invited to help ring the bell 100 times to mark 100 years since the armistice was signed

Purple poppies to remember animals of war

An eight-year-old girl from Kamloops is selling poppies, worn to remembers animals of war

  • Nov 7, 2018
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Castlegar Halloween Costumes
Pass Creek Fall Fair 2018
Trail Pipe Band Tribute to WWI
No Stone Left Alone Ceremony

B.C. cat loves paddleboarding

Cat owner JD Batbatan hopes his videos inspire people to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Okanagan.

97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

PLACE NAMES: Cherrydale and Printer Creek

A proposed fruit-growing settlement at the north end of Slocan Lake failed to take off in 1907

  • Nov 3, 2018

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

Members perform flash-mob Thriller routine at Rogers Arena on Halloween night

  • Nov 1, 2018

Salute to the Castlegar News’ oldest paper carrier, retiring at 90

The feisty 90-year-old says it was time to call it a day

SLIDESHOW: Castlegar celebrates Halloween

A look at some of the best Halloween costume photo’s from our readers.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Castlegar man finds kidney donor in co-worker

After he found about Jeff Beck’s need, the universe began talking to Andre Boruck

Castlegar mother looks to build support home for grieving parents

Group is geared towards parents who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy, infant or young child

PLACE NAMES: More Kootenay names shared with other places

You’ll find a Trail in Minnesota, a Warfield in England, and a Christina Lake in Alberta

  • Oct 29, 2018

Rossland woman helps make trick-or-treating accessible to every child

The teal pumpkin is a welcome sign for families whose kids can’t have candy

Salmo woman in need of third liver transplant

An event Saturday raised $1,500 for Shelby Gielen

  • Oct 24, 2018

PLACE NAMES: Kootenay names shared with other places

Only a few local places have truly unique names. The rest have counterparts elsewhere in the world

  • Oct 19, 2018

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history