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Deadline extended through April to nominate top B.C. educators

Second year of Premier John Horgan’s awards offers $3,000 bursary

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids

QUIZ: How Irish are you?

Take our St. Patrick’s Day quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

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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

Video: Meet Pacu, the Shuswap’s largest and oldest pet fish

Relative of the piranha draws new visitors every year

Exciting things happening at Stanley Humphries

Student submission about what’s been happening at Castlegar’s high school.

  • Mar 16, 2019

Astronaut’s visit uplifts B.C. community still reeling from wildfires

Chris Hadfield joins field-research team in Telegraph Creek

Castlegar Library launches new strategic plan with public survey

Library wants to hear from the public about the job it’s doing

PLACE NAMES: Selkirks, Monashees, and Purcells

West Kootenay’s three primary mountain ranges were named at different times, for different reasons

  • Mar 15, 2019

Pineapple Man limbos into the sunset

Radio host Andreas Pittinger’s tropical persona hid his struggles with depression and alcoholism

VIDEO: Guided snowshoe walks in Mount Revelstoke National Park

It takes a forest to raise a tree

  • Mar 13, 2019

PLACE NAMES: Nelson’s many nicknames

Although Nelson is chiefly known as the Queen City of the Kootenays, it has had many other nicknames

  • Mar 8, 2019

Castlegar women’s group makes an impact for local non-profits

50 Women $50 strives to make a difference in the community

Camera club seeks submissions for West Kootenay show

Deadline for entries is April 25 and judging for the annual show will take place shortly after

  • Mar 6, 2019

Stolen hamburger returned to B.C. restaurant with side of shame

Misunderstanding leads to removal of sizable ornamental sandwich

B.C. First Nations youth ready to sing during International Women’s Day

Group requested to peform their song ‘Worthy’ during New Westminster event

Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2018 pieces available for purchase, lease

In just six weeks Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s 2018 sculptures will be taken down

Hungarian classical singer Noémi Kiss: Argenta is home now

The unlikely love story of an artist who has raised the musical bar in the West Kootenay

PLACE NAMES: The Lucerne of North America

New Denver, Kaslo, and Nelson all likened themselves to a Swiss city

  • Mar 1, 2019

Castlegar students stand up on Pink Shirt Day

Local kids reminded drivers on Columbia Ave. bullying is not cool.