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A Trail man has been charged with sexual interference of a person under 14. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Ex-B.C. sheriff turned Kootenay security company owner charged with sexual assault of a minor

William Trowell, owner of Selkirk Security Systems, was arrested on June 8

 

Cranbrook’s East Kootenay Community Credit Union and Castlegar’s Heritage Credit Union have entered into merger discussions. Photo: Barry Coulter

Heritage Credit Union and East Kootenay Community Credit Union enter into merger discussions

Credit Unions based in Castlegar and Cranbrook explore merging

 

Snow is expected Monday and Tuesday on the Paulson Summit. Photo: DriveBC

Snowfall warning issued for Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass

Up to 15 cm of snow is expected Monday evening and Tuesday morning

Snow is expected Monday and Tuesday on the Paulson Summit. Photo: DriveBC
Helene Dostaler, chairperson of the Slocan Valley Rail Trail Society stands by the signage of their new lend-a-leash program. Currently, leashes are available to borrow at the Crescent Valley, Passmore and Winlaw Trailheads. Photo: Submitted

Slocan Valley Rail Trail introduces lend-a-leash program

Dog leashes are available to borrow at several locations on the trail

Helene Dostaler, chairperson of the Slocan Valley Rail Trail Society stands by the signage of their new lend-a-leash program. Currently, leashes are available to borrow at the Crescent Valley, Passmore and Winlaw Trailheads. Photo: Submitted
School District 20 superintendent Katherine Shearer (L) joined Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy to observe school children enjoying the playground at Twin Rivers/Castlegar Primary School on May 27. Photo: Betsy Kline

MLA Katrine Conroy visits Castlegar playground to highlight provincial funding

The provincial government has helped to fund six West Kootenay playgrounds

School District 20 superintendent Katherine Shearer (L) joined Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy to observe school children enjoying the playground at Twin Rivers/Castlegar Primary School on May 27. Photo: Betsy Kline
Cadets Claire Lawder from 531 Trail and Charlotte Farangher from 561 Nelson work on their shelter. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay Air Cadets learn survival skills

Castlegar, Nelson and Trail cadets gathered for training

Cadets Claire Lawder from 531 Trail and Charlotte Farangher from 561 Nelson work on their shelter. Photo: Submitted
The West Kootenay Camera Club photo show will open during Sunfest. Photo: betsy Kline

West Kootenay Camera club opening show at art gallery

Kootenay Gallery show runs from Friday, June 3 through Friday, June 10

The West Kootenay Camera Club photo show will open during Sunfest. Photo: betsy Kline
Winter driving conditions are expected on Highway 3 at the Paulson Summit. Photo: DriveBC

Up to 10 cm of snow expected on West Kootenay highways Thursday and Friday

Environment Canada issued a snow warning for Highway 3 Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass

Winter driving conditions are expected on Highway 3 at the Paulson Summit. Photo: DriveBC
Photo: Submitted by Columbia Basin Trust
Photo: Submitted by Columbia Basin Trust
Following public opposition, Fruitvale council voted to reconsider the sale of land to FortisBC that would have made way for a new substation next to Mazzochi Park.

Fruitvale reconsiders land sale to FortisBC

B.V. community group organizes petition against potential substation at Mazzochi Park

Following public opposition, Fruitvale council voted to reconsider the sale of land to FortisBC that would have made way for a new substation next to Mazzochi Park.
Three people were arrested just outside of Golden earlier this week. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Three people were arrested just outside of Golden earlier this week. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Jeremy Tresierra and Angèle Karosi are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College in Castlegar British Columbia. Photo: Submitted

Ecological Comment: Bighorn sheep and the struggle against land fragmentation

The bighorn sheep population is listed as provincially threatened

Jeremy Tresierra and Angèle Karosi are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College in Castlegar British Columbia. Photo: Submitted
The West Kootenay Timberwolves took on the Surrey Rebels at the Castlegar Community Complex last season. Photo: Jennifer Small

West Kootenay Minor Lacrosse to host free clinics

First clinic March 12, last one March 30

The West Kootenay Timberwolves took on the Surrey Rebels at the Castlegar Community Complex last season. Photo: Jennifer Small
Doukhobor leader J.J. Verigin spoke to the crowd at the Mir Centre for Peace on March 6. Photo: Jennifer Small

Mir Centre hosts gathering for those shaken by Ukrainian conflict

A dialogue for peace was held at the Selkirk College Castlegar campus

Doukhobor leader J.J. Verigin spoke to the crowd at the Mir Centre for Peace on March 6. Photo: Jennifer Small
Black Press media file photo

LETTER: To the public from Kootenay Boundary family physicians and nurse practitioners

“People in our communities are still becoming seriously ill with COVID, lives continue to be lost”

Black Press media file photo
The Mir Centre for Peace at Selkirk College is hosting a community dialogue for peace on the Castlegar Campus starting at 3 p.m. on March 6. All community members are invited to attend.

Selkirk College to host community dialogue for peace at Castlegar Mir Centre on Sunday

Community members shaken by the invasion of Ukraine are invited to attend the gathering

The Mir Centre for Peace at Selkirk College is hosting a community dialogue for peace on the Castlegar Campus starting at 3 p.m. on March 6. All community members are invited to attend.
“Putin, Please Stop Devouring Ukraine and Its Children.” A Message From The Kootenay Columbia Teachers’ Union

Kootenay teachers’ union makes a plea for Ukrainian children

Kootenay Columbia Teachers’ Union: ‘Putin, please stop devouring Ukraine and its children’

“Putin, Please Stop Devouring Ukraine and Its Children.” A Message From The Kootenay Columbia Teachers’ Union
Highway 3 near the Paulson Summit. Photo: DriveBC
Highway 3 near the Paulson Summit. Photo: DriveBC
Kate Armstrong is the author of The Stone Frigate. Photo: submitted

REVIEW: Memoir from one of the first females to enter Royal Military College

Castlegar columnist Gord Turner looks at a book by Nelson’s Kate Armstrong

Kate Armstrong is the author of The Stone Frigate. Photo: submitted