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FAITH: Churches and money

A column by Robin Murray, Castlegar United Church.

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OPINION: Flush the sani-dump entitlement

Outrage about the closure of the City of Castlegar’s sani-dump has populated social media pages

Tom Shypitka is the MLA for Kootenay East. Photo courtesy Tom Shypitka

OPINION: Action and accountability needed in B.C.’s health care crisis

Tom Shypitka, MLA for Kootenay East wants to see action on health care crisis

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LETTERS: New Nelson Health Campus should not be built by a private corporation

Glade resident Rod Retzlaff not happy with plans for new care facility

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LETTER: Canada should look to Dutch health care system for a model

Krestova resident Nick Chatten says health system needs to change

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FAITH: Manly religion

Castlegar Pastor Tom Kline says church is for men too

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The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)

OPINION: Chilliwack Fair’s display of tank crushing cars deemed ‘insensitive’ in light of Ukraine war

Chilliwack has a proud military history but military tanks shouldn’t be crushing civilian vehicles

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)
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LETTER: Praise for Castlegar’s flowers and volunteers

Nelson visitor takes note of ‘stunning displays of flowers around Castlegar’

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LETTER: Speeding motorcycles hogging the road in Crescent Valley

‘I get the invincible youth idea but should I be scared witless trying to get groceries in Nelson’

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A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CAMERON: Can a new captain at BC Ferries set the ship straight?

Joy McPhail moves on to herculean challenge of fixing problem-plagued BC Ferries

A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Ukrainian Yana Zlot will be performing at the Pass Creek Gospel Music Festival. Photo: Submitted
Ukrainian Yana Zlot will be performing at the Pass Creek Gospel Music Festival. Photo: Submitted
Young Rosemary Manarin, world traveler, in a garden in India. Photo: Submitted

REVIEW: Castlegar author, world traveler

Rosemary Manarin’s book All in a Journey takes us on several personal journeys around the world

Young Rosemary Manarin, world traveler, in a garden in India. Photo: Submitted
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FAITH: We are loved

Column by Andrew Stephens Rennie, St. David’s Anglican Church in Castlegar

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LETTER: Criticizing Castlegar doctors is a low blow

Janet Bruce responds to “Castlegar doctors address misunderstandings about Urgent Care Centre”

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Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Horgan’s about-face and departure changes the political landscape

Newly elected BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon must think the planets are aligning in his favour

Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
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FAITH: Sharing your gifts

Castlegar pastor Robin Murray talks about being useful

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CAMERON: What’s in a name? The BC Liberal Party contemplates a name change

‘The name change effort may look trivial, but it is a crucial step on the road to potentially regaining power’

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FAITH: A love that pursues

Castlegar pastor Cynthia Pelletier talks about God’s love, forgiveness, and gracious care

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