Letters

Letter: Mammogram screening strongly encouraged

I encourage all women age 40 and up to use this free and invaluable service.

  • Feb 15th, 2018

Letter: Thanks to Emcon for going extra mile

Thanks to Emcon and their consideration for this important community event.

  • Feb 15th, 2018

Letter: Could smaller buses save money?

I’m amazed at the site of these huge 40-seat buses servicing the public (B.C. Transit).

  • Feb 8th, 2018

Letter: Snow way to do business downtown

I have found shopping in the downtown area of Castlegar very difficult this winter.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

LETTER: Weaver fiddles while B.C.’s economic prospects burn

Skeena MLA warns of damage to B.C. investment from Green threats

  • Feb 6th, 2018

Letter: Why is there an international culture weekend in Castlegar?

We have people from around the world here; some are students, some first generation.

  • Feb 1st, 2018
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Letter: Pushing for reasonable health travel expenses

Like many seniors, I work part-time to supplement my pension. In 2016, I was diagnosed with cancer.

  • Jan 25th, 2018

Letter: New bylaws for water and sewer may not hold water

In December 2017, city council passed the new water-sewer rate bylaws.

  • Jan 25th, 2018

Letter: We need the hospital back

Mr. Dave Kravski, Castlegar needs the HOSPITAL back instead of a glorified rec centre.

  • Jan 25th, 2018

Letter: If you’re going to feed deer, do it right

A deer’s digestive system cannot handle a sudden change in diet.

  • Jan 25th, 2018

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Letter: Complex expansion — Arena more than just ice

Communities rarely stagnate — they are either in a state of growth or decay.

  • Jan 18th, 2018

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Letter: Time for a new central hospital

Finally, attention is being paid to the appalling infection rates at KBRH.

  • Jan 11th, 2018

Letter: Help needed for another refugee family

This is an appeal for help with another refugee family.

  • Jan 4th, 2018

COLUMN: Protecting the climate and growing the economy

In 2017, a colleague asked, “All right, if global climate change is real, how do we fix it?”

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Letter: Castlegar water rate proposal misses the mark

It seems to me the city has somehow gotten this proposal completely out of hand.

  • Dec 21st, 2017

Letter: We need a 24-hour hospital in Castlegar

Could someone explain to me why the Castlegar Hospital does not have 24/7 emergency care?

  • Dec 14th, 2017