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Selkirk College’s first Law & Justice Cohort begin educational journey

Students focused on a career in the legal profession have started their studies in a unique program.

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Fall boating takes a little bit more care

Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas but is not without its challenges.

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Kidney Foundation celebrates 10 years of walking for health

British Columbians have raised over $2,000,000 over the past 10 years through The Kidney Walk.

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Culture Days coming to the Kootenays

Free events will be taking place in the Kootenays as part of Culture Days on Sept. 29,30 and Oct. 1.

Hurricanes could mean flood-damaged vehicles crossing the Canadian border

Flood-damaged vehicles don’t qualify for licensing anywhere in Canada.

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Castlegar Youth Community Garden project comes together

Youth from the Castlegar Youth Action Network prepped and planted the beds.

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Firefighter Games 2017

     

    Event showcases aboriginal achievements

       

      There's a buzzz around Central City

         

        Elizabeth's Wildlife Centre hosts its annual open house weekend

           

          Former Castlegar mayor celebrates Order of Canada 50th Anniversary

          A prominent Castlegar citizen and former mayor attended the Order of Canada 50th Anniversary.

          Welcome autumn at the 24th annual Pass Creek Fall Fair

          Gates are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 23 and 24 at the Pass Creek Fair Grounds.

          Cops pedal to assist children

          Twenty-five riders and seven support people embarked on the 16th annual Cops for Kids Ride.

          • Sep 21st, 2017

          Castlegardens BC adds 24 news garden boxes

          Castlegardens BC saw 30 community members lend a hand to build 24 new garden beds.

          • Sep 21st, 2017

          B.C. pond hockey game receives Canada-wide exposure

          A picture of a pond hockey game in Lytton has been included in a Canadian Museum of History booklet

          Judges rule: Five blooms for Castlegar

          Castlegar Communities in Bloom won five blooms and an outstanding achievement at national symposium.

          Bracelet returned to B.C. WWII veteran after 73 years

          Summerland’s Charlie Bernhardt traded his silver bracelet for food during winter of 1944 to 1945

          Taking a minute can change a life

          World Suicide Prevention Day calls on the community to “take a minute” to check in on someone in need.

          • Sep 14th, 2017

          Equifax hack: What to do after a data breach

          Credit monitoring company Equifax announced its database had been breached.

          • Sep 14th, 2017

          Safeguarding animals during wildfires

          PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of animal companions.

          PLACE NAMES: Thrums and Timville

          J.M. Barrie’s fictional Scottish town became a real place in West Kootenay

          • Sep 14th, 2017

          Castlegar Day of Peace approaching

          Castlegar Day of Peace events to be held Sept. 21 at Millennium Park.

          Festival of Onam celebrated in Castlegar

          A group of students and immigrants from Kerala, India celebrated the Festival of Onam last week.