Opinion

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
James Franssen is a second year RFW student at Selkirk College in Castlegar. Photo: submitted

Ecological Comment: Preventing wildlife collisions

A column written by Recreation Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College in Castlegar

Laura Sacks of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Some local good news climate stories you may have missed

From Laura Sacks and Judy O’Leary of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Thanks to someone I have never met

From reader Gerry Sobie

  • Jan 7, 2021
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Tara Gleboff is a second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College.

Ecology Comment: The Kootenay’s uninvited guest — the American bullfrog

Ecology Comment is written by Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College

Tara Gleboff is a second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College.
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Pelosi signs second Trump impeachment
Canada secures more vaccine doses from Pfizer
Tom Kline has been the pastor of Castlegar Baptist Church for 22 years.

Column: An unusual Christmas

Mary and Joseph found themselves alone and isolated on the first Christmas

Tom Kline has been the pastor of Castlegar Baptist Church for 22 years.
Photo: Betsy Kline

Column: Life is meant to be celebrated, a Christmas reflection

Suzanne Lehbauer, executive director of the Castlegar Hospice Society gives some good advice

Photo: Betsy Kline
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC
Suzanne Lehbauer is the director of the Castlegar Hospice Society.

Tips for surviving the holidays while dealing with grief

Castlegar Hospice director offers some good advice

Suzanne Lehbauer is the director of the Castlegar Hospice Society.
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

‘I am tired, and my soul hurts’: B.C. nurse reflects on working in ICU unit during COVID

Renée Bush writes about what it is like on the front-line of the pandemic in the north

  • Dec 16, 2020
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
Jackson Rooper is a student of the Recreation, Fish & Wildlife program at Selkirk College in Castlegar. Photo: submitted

COLUMN: City rats looking to settle down in the country

Selkirk College wildlife students offer some advice on how to get rid of rats

Jackson Rooper is a student of the Recreation, Fish & Wildlife program at Selkirk College in Castlegar. Photo: submitted
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Letter: Praise for Castlegar ambulance crew

Gerry Sobie was pleased with how his neighbour was treated

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Photo: Monika Stawowy on Unsplash

Kootenay Boundary Light-Up the Hospitals! goes virtual

Focus of Light-Up is the Chronic Pain Service Project at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

  • Dec 8, 2020
Photo: Monika Stawowy on Unsplash
(Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

Nav Canada says it would never compromise safety at West Kootenay Regional Airport

Submission from Nav Canada regarding potential cuts to the West Kootenay Regional Airport

(Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)
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
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)
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”

Nav Canada is considering closing its station at the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline