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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
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LETTER: Castlegar reader calls for end of old growth logging

Gerry Sobie writes about protests at Forest Minister Katrine Conroy’s office

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Thieves stole cash and the cash register from St. David’s Thrift on April 25. Photo: Betsy Kline
Thieves stole cash and the cash register from St. David’s Thrift on April 25. Photo: Betsy Kline
Columbia Avenue Redevelopment — Phase 2 construction is underway. Image: City of Castlegar
Columbia Avenue Redevelopment — Phase 2 construction is underway. Image: City of Castlegar
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LETTER: Federal government missing the mark during pandemic

Reader Fred Hughes says political leaders and parties need to be held responsible

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LETTER: Covid blame should fall on leaders, not youth

Reader Rod Retzlaff blames leaders for COVID variant spread

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Pete Bartsoff lives near this apartment building on 7th Avenue that was destroyed by fire a few weeks ago. Photo: Betsy Kline

LETTER: Thanks to the Castlegar Fire Department for saving my house

Reader Pete Bartsoff impressed with CFD’s skills and ladder truck

Pete Bartsoff lives near this apartment building on 7th Avenue that was destroyed by fire a few weeks ago. Photo: Betsy Kline
Brilliant Flats -- confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. Photo: Jennifer Small

LETTER: Blocking all motorized access to Brilliant Flats not the right answer

Reader Rod Retzlaff says decision punishes respectful users too

Brilliant Flats -- confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. Photo: Jennifer Small
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Letter: A call for unity

Castlegar’s Dave Carter says Canadian society is at a dangerous crossroad

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The winged floater mussel can be spotted at Arrow Lake. Photo: Bill Chapman
The winged floater mussel can be spotted at Arrow Lake. Photo: Bill Chapman
Rick Smith is Area J director in the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Photo: Jennifer Small

RDCK Area I and J directors say their constituents treated unfairly in province’s COVID Restart Grant program

Directors say funding formula is “unfair, inequitable, unconscionable, and unbelievable”

Rick Smith is Area J director in the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Photo: Jennifer Small
Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Phase 2 is beginning. Image: City of Castlegar

OPINION: Castlegar’s Columbia Avenue — highway or main street?

Castlegar resident Gerry Sobie expresses concern over Columbia Avenue

Columbia Avenue Redevelopment Phase 2 is beginning. Image: City of Castlegar
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
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LETTER: Thanks to someone I have never met

From reader Gerry Sobie

  • Jan 7, 2021
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