Letters

Ten pedestrian crossings are set for improvements this year.

LETTER: Watch for pedestrians on Castlegar’s Columbia Avenue

Castlegar residents experiences one too many close calls

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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

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Letters: Opinions about Castlegar’s Columbia Avenue project

Letters from two Castlegar readers — Nel Vandergaag and Bill Chapman

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Members of the Castlegar Rebels pitched in to stack firewood for a local senior. Photo courtesy of Cym Lamont

LETTER: Thankful for help from Castlegar Rebels players

Inga Lamont’s family says thanks for help with winter firewood

Members of the Castlegar Rebels pitched in to stack firewood for a local senior. Photo courtesy of Cym Lamont
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
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LETTER: To the COVID deniers and the vaccine hesitant

From reader Cindy McCallum-Miller.

  • Sep 25, 2021
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LETTER: Prosecute those who breach health directives

From retired lawyer Ken Wyllie.

  • Sep 24, 2021
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“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted

Locals asked to report sightings of shoal spawning kokanee on Kootenay Lake

Call fish and wildlife at 250.354.6333 to report kokanee numbers and precise location on the lake

  • Sep 9, 2021
“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted
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Letter: Castlegar reader talks about losing a friend over COVID opinions

“What I’ve lost is a person I thought to be a friend,” Ken Wyllie

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“Kootenay youth will wait months for a booking … and drive upwards of 600km round trip to the nearest available ICBC road test,” writes Michelle Tanguay. Photo: Austin Neill on Unsplash

Letter: Lack of ICBC road test times is unfair to new drivers

” … this has been an ongoing issue for over a year,” writes Michelle Tanguay.

  • Sep 2, 2021
“Kootenay youth will wait months for a booking … and drive upwards of 600km round trip to the nearest available ICBC road test,” writes Michelle Tanguay. Photo: Austin Neill on Unsplash
An IRIS gathering in pre-COVID times. (File photo)

Castlegar senior’s program adapted through pandemic

IRIS switched from in-person gatherings to delivering services

An IRIS gathering in pre-COVID times. (File photo)
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LETTER: To the community from the family doctors of Castlegar

Twelve physicians urge caution as COVID-19 cases increase

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Although The Lunn family’s beehive was covered in red fire retardant dropped from above, their bees survived the fire. Photo: Submitted

LETTER: Property owners next to Merry Creek fire say thank you

The Merry Creek fire almost reached the home of Ralph and Vanessa Lunn

Although The Lunn family’s beehive was covered in red fire retardant dropped from above, their bees survived the fire. Photo: Submitted
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Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)
Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)
Merry Creek Wildfire on June 2, 2021. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay
Merry Creek Wildfire on June 2, 2021. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay
Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Letter: Castlegar should go back to weekly garbage

Reader Michael Landrecht say community dumpster not the answer

Some Castlegar residents continue to leave their bear-resistant carts unlocked. (Photo: Betsy Kline)
Protesters blocking Columbia Avenue on June 12. Photo: Betsy Kline

COMMUNITY COMMENT: On Castlegar’s old growth protests

Find out what our readers had to say about the recent protest blocking Columbia Avenue

Protesters blocking Columbia Avenue on June 12. Photo: Betsy Kline