Community

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

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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: 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.

Kootenay Gallery’s Soup for the Cultured Soul satisfies

Sold-out event featured soups from six Castlegar chefs.

LETTER: More work needed to make Castlegar cosmetic-pesticide free

On Feb. 5, a longer version of the following letter went to…

Kootenay Gallery exhibition season begins March 1

The Kootenay Gallery of Art exhibition season opens with two exhibitions, both…

LETTER: City council needs frugality lesson

“Often, business interests and public interests are not the same.”

  • Feb 23, 2019

Opinion: civic budget lacks the human element

Councillor says we can invest in our people and infrastructure

  • Feb 23, 2019

Castlegar gymnastics club adding parkour equipment

Selkirk Challengers Gymnastics club has been offering parkour classes for kids.