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PLACE NAMES: Cottonwood Creek and Lake

Would you believe they’re not named after the tree species?

  • May 24, 2019

Bilingual child care spaces coming to Castlegar

New daycare opening this summer will teach kids French and English

Woman raising funds to save historic Rossland piano

Rare Steinway piano was in Miners Hall for a century, but was headed to the dump

Parachutes for the Planet made in Castlegar visit B.C. Legislature

The student-led event featured over 30 parachutes from across southeastern B.C.

  • May 23, 2019

Improve your life and theirs, adopt a cat from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA holds an adult cat adoption promotion

25 years of Nite Trek for West Kootenay Scouts, Guides

Annual adventure hike is hosted by the 107th Baden Powell Guild

  • May 22, 2019
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Spring Ceilidh at Cloverdale Catholic Hall
Seed Celebration
West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
Eagle Release Cowichan

PLACE NAMES: Obscure Arrow Lakes names

Historic maps reveal some little-known places

  • May 17, 2019

Children and youth committee plans Castlegar stop

The committee of MLAs wants to hear from you on the subject

  • May 19, 2019

Vancouver media/tech trip inspires Castlegar students

Students enthusiastically toured several company and educational sites

  • May 18, 2019

Castlegar entrepreneur recognized for volunteer work

Community Futures Central Kootenay is recognizing Charlotte Ferreux for her volunteer work.

  • May 16, 2019

Clothesline Project to take a stand against violence

The Project will take place on Wednesday, May 29 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Millennium Park.

  • May 16, 2019

VIDEO: Kootenay teens have 24 hours to film in Super 8

Nelson teenagers with old cameras made documentary films on Super 8 in one day

  • May 13, 2019

B.C. SPCA reminds public to travel safely with pets this summer

“We recommend that pets are kept inside the vehicle in a secured crate or restrained with a dog seatbelt.”

PLACE NAMES: Sunningdale, Waneta Junction

Sunningdale, once known as Central Park, has streets named after Shakespeareran characters

  • May 10, 2019

PHOTOS: Selkirk College convocation celebrates Class of 2019

Over 900 students graduated

  • May 8, 2019

Castlegar hospice virtual reality programs gets international attention

Hospice director Suzanne Lehbauer speaks at major conference.

Spring Fling scenes

Castlegar welcomes spring.

Castlegar Legion announces poster contest winners

The winners of the Castlegar Legion poster and literary contest.

  • May 4, 2019

Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest looking for vendors

Event will take place May 25.

  • May 4, 2019

PLACE NAMES: Anarchist Mountain

Conventional wisdom about how the mountain between Rock Creek and Osoyoos was named is wrong

  • May 3, 2019