Community

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

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Shelter Point Distillery
Shelter Point Distillery
Scheer flips flapjacks, appeals for votes on Calgary Stampede circuit
What the Duke of Ed Youth are all about

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

VIDEO: Jersey Day and Green Shirt Day to honour Humboldt Broncos victims

There’s a variety of different clothing to wear to honour victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

24-hour paddle aims to help families wrestling with cancer

Eight people will paddle Kootenay Lake on April 13

Artist talk about Arctic residency coming to Castlegar

Kootenay Gallery or Art will host event April 6

  • Apr 3, 2019

Selkirk welcomes Chief Robert Joseph for speaker series event

Chief’s understanding about hope and healing has provided leadership in Truth & Reconciliation process.

  • Apr 2, 2019

RDCK recognizes firefighters for service

Firefighters from Robson, Ootischenia, Kaslo, Balfour, North Shore, Pass Creek and Slocan honoured.

PLACE NAMES: Octopus Creek

Two hundred seventy-fourth in a series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names How…

  • Mar 29, 2019