YEAR IN REVIEW: 2022 in photos

AUGUST: The old Castlegar Chamber of Commerce building was demolished to make way for a new state-of-the-art building that will also house the visitor centre and community gathering spaces. Photo: Betsy KlineAUGUST: The old Castlegar Chamber of Commerce building was demolished to make way for a new state-of-the-art building that will also house the visitor centre and community gathering spaces. Photo: Betsy Kline
SEPTEMBER: The Pass Creek Fall Fair was back with flying colours this year. Photo: Jennifer SmallSEPTEMBER: The Pass Creek Fall Fair was back with flying colours this year. Photo: Jennifer Small
JULY: With temperatures soaring, a group of deer found some green grass to nibble in Castlegar. Photo: Jennifer SmallJULY: With temperatures soaring, a group of deer found some green grass to nibble in Castlegar. Photo: Jennifer Small
JUNE: National Aboriginal Day included an enthusiastic celebration in Castlegar this year. Photo: Betsy KlineJUNE: National Aboriginal Day included an enthusiastic celebration in Castlegar this year. Photo: Betsy Kline
MAY: Spring bears were plentiful around Castlegar this year. Photo; Jennifer Small CMAY: Spring bears were plentiful around Castlegar this year. Photo; Jennifer Small C
APRIL: The Easter Bunny made a special appearance at the Castlegar & District Community Complex’s Preschool Easter Party. Photo: Jennifer SmallAPRIL: The Easter Bunny made a special appearance at the Castlegar & District Community Complex’s Preschool Easter Party. Photo: Jennifer Small
SEPTEMBER: Castlegar residents gathered at the Kinsmen Park Cenotaph to show respect and observe two minutes of silence in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on Sept. 8. Photo: Betsy KlineSEPTEMBER: Castlegar residents gathered at the Kinsmen Park Cenotaph to show respect and observe two minutes of silence in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on Sept. 8. Photo: Betsy Kline
MAY: The Run 4 Refugees and International Festival took place on May 7. Photo: Betsy KlineMAY: The Run 4 Refugees and International Festival took place on May 7. Photo: Betsy Kline
JULY: Canada Day 2022. Photo: Jennifer SmallJULY: Canada Day 2022. Photo: Jennifer Small
JANUARY: Annika Thompson launches from the top of Cone Hill. Photo: Jennifer SmallJANUARY: Annika Thompson launches from the top of Cone Hill. Photo: Jennifer Small
JANUARY: Photographer Jennifer Small captured this elk waiting out a snow storm in Ootischenia.JANUARY: Photographer Jennifer Small captured this elk waiting out a snow storm in Ootischenia.
AUGUST: Fire destroyed a Robson home Aug. 1. Photo: Bailey MatteucciAUGUST: Fire destroyed a Robson home Aug. 1. Photo: Bailey Matteucci
SEPTEMBER: The West Kootenay Toy Run had 270 participants in 2022. The event gathers toys and raises funds to make Christmas better for area kids. Photos: Jennifer SmallSEPTEMBER: The West Kootenay Toy Run had 270 participants in 2022. The event gathers toys and raises funds to make Christmas better for area kids. Photos: Jennifer Small
NOVEMBER: Hundreds gathered at the Kinsmen Park Cenotaph in Castlegar on Remembrance Day. Photos: Jennifer SmallNOVEMBER: Hundreds gathered at the Kinsmen Park Cenotaph in Castlegar on Remembrance Day. Photos: Jennifer Small
MAY: Soccer remains a popular sport in Castlegar. Photo: Jennifer SmallMAY: Soccer remains a popular sport in Castlegar. Photo: Jennifer Small
MAY: Seniors advocate Sandi McCreight was named Castlegar’s Citizen of the Year. Photo: Betsy KlineMAY: Seniors advocate Sandi McCreight was named Castlegar’s Citizen of the Year. Photo: Betsy Kline
MAY: The 75th Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ spring festival took place in May. Photo: Jennifer SmallMAY: The 75th Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ spring festival took place in May. Photo: Jennifer Small
NOVEMBER: An International Festival was held to raise funds to help bring a refugee family to Castlegar. Photo: Betsy KlineNOVEMBER: An International Festival was held to raise funds to help bring a refugee family to Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Some of our favourite photos from 2023.

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