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Free community skate in Castlegar Saturday

Castlegar event part of province-wide countdown to IIHF World Juniors Championships.

VIDEO: Kootenay drug users fight stigma with video series

The multi-part series from ANKORS is meant to align with the goals of the Nelson Fentanyl Task Force

PLACE NAMES: The Trail-Butte connection

Early Trail borrowed at least a couple of names from Butte, Montana

  • Nov 23, 2018
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Castlegar Halloween Costumes
Trail Pipe Band Tribute to WWI
No Stone Left Alone Ceremony
Whale surprises sailboat near Denman Island

Family seeks support to save pet hurt in suspected hit and run

The Covington family’s cocker spaniel was found severely injured on the road in south Castlegar.

First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season

Castlegar pastors find life in wheelchair a challenge

The men found the obstacles were both physical and mental.

PLACE NAMES: Cancelgar

Reliability issues at the regional airport resulted in a creative if unflattering nickname

  • Nov 16, 2018

Selkirk College nursing students visit Honduran migrants

Students were overwhelmed by migrants’ hope in the face of poverty and displacement

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

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

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

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

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

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

  • Nov 1, 2018