Taina Gaitan and Skyler Urriola show off beautiful dresses from their Panamanian homeland at the ‘Rise Above the Stars’ Dance Show. (Photo: John Boivin)

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Standing vigil (Photo: John Boivin)

Syringa Creek Park fire. (Photos by Stefanie Harron)

Where did Castlegar go? Smoke obliterated the view of the the city during the summer forest fire sesaon. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Citizens of the Year: Jim and Inga Lamont have helped their fellow citizens with community initiatives for more than 60 years. (Photo: John Boivin)

What Jack Sekel really wanted for Christmas was a continuous glucose monitor to help manage his Type 1 diabetes. The Castlegar community rallied and raised the funds to buy him one. (Photo: John Boivin)

A convoy of vehicles paying tribute to fallen tow truck operator Wayne Kerrnachan filled the streets of Castlegar. (Photos: Betsy Kline)

Penticton Indian Band Knowledge Keeper Richard Armstrong (front) spoke to those gathered for a Salmon Ceremony in Castlegar. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

Stanley Humphries Secondary School graduation ceremonies. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

A BC Transit bus went off the road and up onto a retaining wall near Southridge Drive in Castlegar. (Submitted photo)

The newly-crowned Miss Castlegar royalty took center stage during the Sunfest Parade. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

Sunfest activities. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

The family dog received some oxygen treatment during a house fire in downtown Castlegar. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

A Castlegar family watches with sadness as their home was on fire. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

More than 4000 people stopped by the West Kootenay Trade Show. Raddison Ryman was one of many kids who were sporting face paint. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

A mud slide closed Hwy. 3 just north of the Brilliant Dam on April 18. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Blue Barn held its third annual Pet Festival in October. Hundreds of visitors — both two and four legged — enjoyed a variety of activities, treats and a chance to support local charities.

Blue Barn held its third annual Pet Festival in October. Hundreds of visitors — both two and four legged — enjoyed a variety of activities, treats and a chance to support local charities.

Cotton candy was a kid favourite at the Pass Creek Fall Fair. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

This sand sculpture was created for the Kootenay Festival at Millennium Park. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

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