Community

Castlegar seniors and youth connect through tea and talent

Castlegar Girl Guides and Children’s Choir perform for Rota Villa seniors on Easter Monday.

Selkirk College valedictorians set for Class of 2019 send-off

Patrick Zubick and Emma Cuell are this year’s valedictorians

  • Apr 25, 2019

PHOTOS: Easter fun around Castlegar

Photos from Castlegar’s egg hunts.

  • Apr 25, 2019
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Duke of Edinburgh Award recipient Isabella Gonzalez-Kaminski
Duke of Edinburgh Award recipient Jennifer Lee
Duke of Edinburgh Awards 2019

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

PLACE NAMES: Columbia Heights

What was originally Columbia Heights became West Trail but then reverted back to Columbia Heights

  • Apr 21, 2019

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Help clean Castlegar during Pitch-in week

Volunteers across the country will be tidying up April 22-29.

  • Apr 20, 2019

Merry Creek Trail to see improvements

Columbia Basin Trust supplies $484,000 for 29 trail projects around the Basin.

  • Apr 20, 2019

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

Castlegar Realtor honoured for achievements

Re/Max recognized Castlegar and Grand Forks realtor Lorene MacGregor

VIDEO: Robot rumble at Selkirk College

Kids from all around the Kootenays competed in the 7th annual RobotGames Saturday

Crosswalk planned on Good Friday in Castlegar

Interdenominational group plans to gather at City Hall on Good Friday, at 12:30 p.m.

  • Apr 17, 2019

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

West Kootenay gleaner’s group gets big funding boost

CBT grant allows project to save more local produce from compost bin

Show featuring local youth opens at Kootenay Gallery this week

Young Visions runs from April 18 to May 25.

  • Apr 16, 2019

PLACE NAMES: Uphill

Nelson neighbourhood’s generic name belies a complicated history

  • Apr 12, 2019

Kootenay woman brings local perspective to provincial poverty plan

Poverty advocates excited to have Castlegar resident as direct conduit to government policy-makers

VIDEO: ‘Mammoth’ donkeys stand tall at B.C. interior sanctuary

Big animals prove they have a gentle soul, quiet nature

Castlegar Library gets tech upgrades

Columbia Basin Trust grant helps library purchase computers and equipment.

PLACE NAMES: Fairview and Rosemont

Bogustown enlivened Nelson’s otherwise deadly dull neighbourhood names

  • Apr 5, 2019