Opinion

John White: Prepare, don’t panic, and pay it forward

I was thinking about how our region would respond to an evacuation order.

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

LOCAL GOVERNMENT MATTERS: Building kindness as part of our infrastructure

Columnist Donna Macdonald on the rise in threats and intimidation against municipal politicians

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Letter: Tough to access Castlegar train station museum

After all these years I thought I’d have a visit to the Castlegar Museum train station.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Gord Turner: Enjoying those backyard diversions

Suddenly a sparrow lands and, without anxiety, proceeds to peck at tiny seedlings on my deck.

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Canada Day 2017
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Canada Day flag raising
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Inclusive affirmation
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Stanley Humphries Secondary School Graduation 2017
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PLACE NAMES: Summit City and Summit Lake

William Haywood had great plans for his townsite near Eholt. They didn’t pan out.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Walter Volovsek: Retrospective — Summer Storm

While working as a student on the High Arrow Dam I witnessed a wicked storm.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Get out and explore this summer and give nature a hand

NCC is marking the 10th anniversary of our Conservation Volunteers program.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’

I returned from a trip to Edmonton with unexpected fresh perspective on life in Castlegar.

Letter: FortisBC’s advanced meter technology improves customer service

FortisBC is pleased to announce two new online customer services enabled by advanced meters.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Letter: The big picture

I grew up in Castlegar for my first 25 years, and have been away equally as long.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Letter: In response to Janna Sylvest

Five things regarding Janna Sylvest’s letter to the editor.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

The conquest of rural B.C.

Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

PLACE NAMES: Stewartsville and Sunshine Bay

The Woodland Park subdivision of Castlegar used to be called Stewartsville. But who was Stewart?

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Walter Volovsek: Retrospective — Paradise Lost

Construction of the High Arrow Dam displaced the Kline family from their estate on Lower Arrow Lake.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Walter Volovsek: Time Windows — The Heckman Files

Joseph William Heckman first worked for the CPR indirectly between 1880 and 1884

  • Jul 6th, 2017

John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

There were specific emotional aspects this year that heightened the impact.

Letter: There’s more at risk than strangers on your property

As the person behind the construction of many of Castlegar’s trails, I feel I need to comment.

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Letter: A trail by any other name smells just as bad

We have not “turned our back on the river,” we have embraced it and paid a premium for the privilege.

  • Jul 6th, 2017