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Organizers, artists, merchants gearing up for inaugural festival

It’s time to celebrate as the first Kootenay Festival takes over Heritage Way next Saturday.
A Fond Farewell

A Fond Farewell

Castlegar United Church recently honoured long time, faithful member Helen Clay, who will soon to leaving the area to move closer to family. Here Helen is surrounded by some of her many friends in the congregation, and flanked by Ann Pollock, the church’s minister.

Thompson’s arrival, 200 years later

On Sept. 5 — Labour Day Monday — a community event in Millennium Park will mark the 200th anniversary of David Thompson’s arrival in the West Kootenay.
Unofficial record attempt underway

Unofficial record attempt underway

At hour 20 of Yanive Feiner’s 100-hour guitar-playing marathon he was already struggling to push through, but he still had a smile on his face.
Three golfers, 306 holes

Three golfers, 306 holes

Despite a thunderstorm midday, three Castlegar golfers smashed the PGA of B.C. Golf A Thon for ALS record last Wednesday.

Canada Day celebrations begin at 8 a.m.

There’s something for everyone as Canada Day celebrations get underway on Friday.

A musical tribute to a life devoted to skateboarding

On Thursday, June 30, 4G, Dova, and Batchelor Girl Productions will host “BRO HYMN” — the first fundraising event for the newly formed charity, Sk8 Shoes 4 Kids.
Stay tuned for winner of SculptureWalk Mosaic Event

Stay tuned for winner of SculptureWalk Mosaic Event

This year SculptureWalk is getting help from youth in the community to collaborate on another event for the community.

Summer School ... of Rock!

Castlegar’s only school of rock is preparing for another summer of teaching local youth ear-blasting tunes.
A three-day listening ‘Odyssey’

A three-day listening ‘Odyssey’

Devon Francis is so enthusiastic about the Christian-themed radio show Adventures in Odyssey that he’s going to try and listen to episodes for 72 hours straight.