Letters

BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
Nav Canada is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

LETTER: Pilots encourage Nav Canada to keep Castlegar station open

“We are writing this letter as concerned users of the Castlegar airport”

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Letters: Opinions on masks, Castlegar Library and downtown flowers

Check out this week’s letters to the editor

  • Nov 9, 2020
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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Photo: Keith Thorpe

LETTER: Thanks for disc golf Oasis

Reader is enjoying the new course in Oasis

Photo: Keith Thorpe
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OPINION: We are all in this together — not if you work retail

OPINION: We are all in this together — not if you work retail

Castlegar area resident talks about the frustrations of working retail during the pandemic

  • Oct 9, 2020
OPINION: We are all in this together — not if you work retail
MLA’s pen joint message on challenges the pandemic has placed on tourism in the Kootenays. (Black Press file image)

Phase three presents new opportunities for Kootenay tourism

Message from MLA Michelle Mungall and MLA Katrine Conroy

  • Aug 3, 2020
MLA’s pen joint message on challenges the pandemic has placed on tourism in the Kootenays. (Black Press file image)
Columbia and Western Trail. Photo: Jensen Edwards

OPINION: Saddened by Columbia and Western Rail Trail decision

Family won’t be back to Castlegar after trail designation changed

  • Jul 29, 2020
Columbia and Western Trail. Photo: Jensen Edwards
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion

Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion

Letter to the Editor from School District 20 leaders

  • Jun 16, 2020
Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
Images of Doukhobor women pulling ploughs on the Prairies in the early 20th century became iconic. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

LETTER: A mother’s tale

Doukhobor women who came to Canada in 1899 didn’t fit the stereotypical image of domestic housewives

  • May 10, 2020
Images of Doukhobor women pulling ploughs on the Prairies in the early 20th century became iconic. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
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Thank you to educators, families and students for adapting to this new reality

Letter to the Editor from two Kootenay MLAs

  • Apr 30, 2020
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Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
LETTERS: Castlegar readers share some holiday frustrations

LETTERS: Castlegar readers share some holiday frustrations

A Holiday Train letdown and a disappointing Christmas program.

LETTERS: Castlegar readers share some holiday frustrations
LETTER: Attorney General owes response to Sons of Freedom children

LETTER: Attorney General owes response to Sons of Freedom children

Letter from Castelgar area residents Mickey Nazarov and Laura (Konkin) Powell

  • Nov 23, 2019
LETTER: Attorney General owes response to Sons of Freedom children