Community

Salute to the Castlegar News’ oldest paper carrier, retiring at 90

The feisty 90-year-old says it was time to call it a day

SLIDESHOW: Castlegar celebrates Halloween

A look at some of the best Halloween costume photo’s from our readers.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Castlegar man finds kidney donor in co-worker

After he found about Jeff Beck’s need, the universe began talking to Andre Boruck

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Kernachan convoy
Tommy Chong says Canada took wrong approach to pot legalization
Report makes 13 safety recommendations for Broncos crash site
Beams of light honour victims on Polytechnique anniversary

PLACE NAMES: More Kootenay names shared with other places

You’ll find a Trail in Minnesota, a Warfield in England, and a Christina Lake in Alberta

  • Oct 29, 2018

Rossland woman helps make trick-or-treating accessible to every child

The teal pumpkin is a welcome sign for families whose kids can’t have candy

Salmo woman in need of third liver transplant

An event Saturday raised $1,500 for Shelby Gielen

  • Oct 24, 2018

PLACE NAMES: Kootenay names shared with other places

Only a few local places have truly unique names. The rest have counterparts elsewhere in the world

  • Oct 19, 2018

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

PLACE NAMES: Sholto, revisited

Lord Sholto Douglas was a walking soap opera, regularly providing scandal for newspapers

  • Oct 13, 2018

Four generations enjoy grandpa’s car

Ron Horlick and four generations of his family are enjoying an old Dodge in Castlegar.

Castlegar Community Calendar- Oct 11-18

What’s happening around Castlegar this week.

  • Oct 12, 2018

Contributing to a better Rossland

Mayor and council honour two founders of the Rossland Community Arts Council for 20 year’s service

Castlegar gathers to celebrate Thanksgiving

Residents gathered at Millenium Park for a community Thanksgiving dinner.

Great recipes for your green tomato harvest

Hey Castlegar gardeners — green tomatoes left? Here’s how to use them.

Columbia Basin Trust continues Basin Youth Support Network for three years

The trust approved a $5 million budget

  • Oct 5, 2018