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PLACE NAMES: Obscure Arrow Lakes names

PLACE NAMES: Obscure Arrow Lakes names

Historic maps reveal some little-known places
PLACE NAMES: Indigenous names of West Kootenay

PLACE NAMES: Indigenous names of West Kootenay

Three hundred eighth in a series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names
PLACE NAMES: Laurier

PLACE NAMES: Laurier

A US border town was named after a Canadian prime minister
PLACE NAMES: McNeillie Siding

PLACE NAMES: McNeillie Siding

Two hundred sixtieth in a series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names
PLACE NAMES: Pend d’Oreille

PLACE NAMES: Pend d’Oreille

In Canada, it’s Pend d’Oreille or Pend-d’Oreille. In the US it’s Pend Oreille. But what does it mean?
PLACE NAMES: Greenwood neighbourhoods

PLACE NAMES: Greenwood neighbourhoods

At least eight early townsite additions expanded the city’s footprint
PLACE NAMES: Doukhobor place names of West Kootenay/Boundary

PLACE NAMES: Doukhobor place names of West Kootenay/Boundary

Only a handful of Doukhobor names remain in use, but they form a unique subset
PLACE NAMES: Oddball names of West Kootenay/Boundary

PLACE NAMES: Oddball names of West Kootenay/Boundary

Two of the 11 place names in BC that start with X are found in the Boundary
PLACE NAMES: Castlegar neighbourhoods

PLACE NAMES: Castlegar neighbourhoods

Castlegar’s downtown streets were originally named after minerals and trees
PLACE NAMES: Octopus Creek

PLACE NAMES: Octopus Creek

Two hundred seventy-fourth in a series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names