Community

Adaptive bike event coming to Castlegar

The event will be held June 1 at Millennium Park.

Turning Pointe to wrap up season with final recital

Their final recital, titled ‘New Beginnings’, is this Friday and Saturday at the Brilliant Cultural Centre.

  • May 30, 2019

Green New Deal meetings come to the Kootenays

Public invited to share their ideas on how society, economy has to adapt to climate change

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PHOTO GALLERY: Weekend Castlegar events

I heart Downtown Castlegar, a Garden and Nature Fest and compost giveaway topped weekend to-do list.

National Peony Show coming to Castlegar

The event will take place June 20-23.

Fiddlers camp returns to Castlegar in July

The Kootenay Fiddlers will present the 18th annual Fiddle, Guitar and Piano Workshop July 8 to 12.

  • May 27, 2019

GALLERY: First responders in Fernie return baby owl to its nest

The baby owl’s inability to fly back to its nest prompted a rescue by first responders

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

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

Woman raising funds to save historic Rossland piano

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

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

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

PLACE NAMES: Obscure Arrow Lakes names

Historic maps reveal some little-known places

  • May 17, 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.”