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Finding hope in Castlegar when all seemed lost in so many other places

Finding hope in Castlegar when all seemed lost in so many other places

The warm morning sun gently kissed her awake. It always did. This was the sun that ushered in each day and ensured its golden light illuminated the day’s path.
A parting gift

A parting gift

Pictured here are Jeff Pantages (left), library board chair Coun. Kirk Duff (centre), and Paul Pantages (right). The Pantages family donated $15,000 to the library in honour of their mother, Dawn Pantages.
Pageant ‘a great experience’ says newly crowned Miss Castlegar

Pageant ‘a great experience’ says newly crowned Miss Castlegar

Newly crowned Miss Castlegar Marie Soukeroff started her duties immediately after Friday night’s pageant for Sunfest weekend.
Planting Ceremony

Planting Ceremony

Pictured here is a planting ceremony at the Doukhobor Discovey Centre on May 29. Friends from Communities in Bloom, KRUNA, and other societies gathered to give honour to our Mother Earth by planting trees at the museum grounds and Millenium Park.

Thursday’s Peace Café to focus on ‘Finding Safe Haven for Refugees’

The East Kootenay Friends of Burma will host an evening of dialogue on responding to a global call to host refugee families.
Reading program teaches kids to ‘savour each word’

Reading program teaches kids to ‘savour each word’

Castlegar’s popular summer reading club for kids and teenagers is back, and this year’s theme is intended to make kids hungry for books.
Planting the Seeds of Friendship

Planting the Seeds of Friendship

Members of the Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club and Mayor Lawrence Chernoff joined forces with visiting Australian Rotarians to plant trees along the Millennium Walkway on Wednesday morning.
Blueberry Creek BBQ

Blueberry Creek BBQ

Residents of the Blueberry area came out for the annual community barbecue on May 27. Held at Blueberry Community School, the potluck-style dinner brought out dozens of residents for food and socializing.
Butterflies and Berries

Butterflies and Berries

Blueberry Creek Community School would like to thank the Telus and Katimavik crews who, along with some staff and neighbours, turned sod for the new Butterflies and Berries project underway at the school.

Hospital foundation reflects on past year, looks to future

As we, the Castlegar and District Hospital Foundation (CDHF), reflect back on another year we saw the many obstacles in health care in our community that were necessary to overcome. We are looking forward to another year of working together with the community. We also thank the Castlegar and District Hospital Auxiliary and those citizens, organizations and service clubs that have come forward and supported our fund-raising efforts.