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Castlegar Search and Rescue gets early Christmas gift

Boston Pizza donated $1,107 to local search and rescue group

PLACE NAMES: Pend d’Oreille

In Canada, it’s Pend d’Oreille or Pend-d’Oreille. In the US it’s Pend Oreille. But what does it mean?

  • Dec 15, 2018

Kootenay Gallery of Art offers hand-made gifts

Christmas at the Gallery is open seven days a week.

  • Dec 14, 2018
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Castlegar Community Children's Choir
Eagle Release Cowichan
Five tricks to avoid holiday weight gain
See our best photographs from 2018

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Over $25,000 raised for Columbia Basin literacy

Success for 2018 Books for Kids campaign

  • Dec 11, 2018

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Thousands donated to Castlegar health centre campaign

Money will go to purchasing new equipment

Skaters gather for West Kootenay Invitational

Event attracted over 100 participants last weekend

  • Dec 8, 2018

Stanley Humphries Round-up

Student submission: Students tackle indoor garden, experiment with furniture

Castlegar firefighters recognized for service

The Castlegar Fire Department held its annual awards banquet last week.

Castlegar Winterfest opens Christmas season in the city

Hundreds gathered downtown for music, food, and old fashioned traditions

Local charity teaches trauma resilience in Rwanda

Kootenay Martial Arts founder Dean Siminoff worked with therapists and genocide survivors

  • Dec 1, 2018

Castlegar hospice kicks of Celebrate a Life campaign

The theme for this year’s display is Santa’s workshop and is located in the Super 8 Motel.

  • Dec 1, 2018

PLACE NAMES: Laurier

A US border town was named after a Canadian prime minister

  • Nov 30, 2018

Castlegar firefighters join Movember challenge

Donate to the CFD Stachemasters team

Fundraiser focussing on ultrasound machine for Castlegar

Hospital’s ‘Lighting Up’ campaign has opening pledge day December 7

  • Nov 29, 2018

Castlegar food bank kicking off Christmas hamper campaign

The Community Harvest Food Bank has started raising funds and food for this year’s Christmas hampers.

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by B.C. 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome