Our Team


Betsy Kline
Reporter
250-365-6397
After spending several years as a freelance writer for the Castlegar News, Betsy joined the editorial staff as a reporter in March of 2015. In 2020, she moved into the editor's position. Betsy has lived in Castlegar for 23 years and has appreciated the opportunity to raise her family in such a beautiful city. She is passionate about reporting the local news to her community. Her favourite part of the job is meeting the many wonderful and amazing people that cross her path.

Pamela Allain
Regional Sales Manager
780-706-5224
Pamela joined the Black Press team in April 2020, taking on the role as Regional Group Publisher for the West Kootenay Division with Black Press. Pamela has been involved with newspapers in both print and digital marketing for over 33 years. Her career in community newspapers started in Northern Alberta, with Lynard Publishers, Bowes Publishers, Sun Media and Postmedia, and with Black Press in the Kootenays in B.C. She has held positions in Administration, Production, Sales and Management, as well as a Publisher and Regional Group Publisher. Her children, family and friends, nature, volunteerism, photography and sports are her passion. She enjoys keeping fully active and engaged in the communities in the Kootenays.