Congratulations to the winners and the runners-up in the Making Spirits Bright challenge.
Castlegar News, the City of Castlegar and FortisBC partnered together to encourage Castlegar to share some cheer by going the extra mile with outdoor Christmas decorating this year.
Stan Folster at 2620 4th Avenue won the top prize for his Ferris wheel, hand made displays and lights. Folster received a $100 gift certificate to Kootenay Market and a Napoleon P500 BBQ, donated by FortisBC.
Iyla Morane and Brandon Fullerton at 2405 10th Avenue won the most creative category for their unique take on Santa’s sleigh featuring riding lawn mowers. They received two baskets full of goodies from Fundamentals and Castlegar Safeway, donated by the Castlegar Winterfest committee.