Community

Castlegar opens community rinks

The popular rinks are lit up at night for hours of enjoyment

PLACE NAMES: Kootenaian

What do you call people from our region? (And how do you pronounce it?)

  • Dec 28, 2018

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

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Spring Ceilidh at Cloverdale Catholic Hall
Seed Celebration
West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
Eagle Release Cowichan

Bosom buddies: milk sharing group connects Kootenays

Moms use social media to trade breastmilk; Facebook group helping women unable to breastfeed

Kootenay firefighters exposed

Fire department releases steamy calendar to raise funds for women’s resource centre

Selkirk student submission: Consequences of fire on forest ecosystems

Selkirk recreation, fish and wildlife students weigh in on a burning issue

  • Dec 22, 2018

Holiday spirit alive and well at Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre

A group of local students and their families started their holiday celebrations…

Holiday spirit alive and well at Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre

Holiday celebration at Castlegar school not the only thing bringing hope to local students

PLACE NAMES: McNeillie Siding

Two hundred sixtieth in a series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names McNeillie…

  • Dec 21, 2018

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Castlegar’s ‘beating heart’ on display with Christmas hamper program

Organizers say more working poor coming for help this season

Interior Health offers new info tool for pregnant women

Moms-to-be with uncomplicated pregnancies can access tips by text or online

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

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