John Boivin

‘Farm the Kootenays’ creates supportive community

Helping hobbyists and serious producers alike, the Facebook group has grown to nearly 12,000 members

Spruce up Castegar, we’re being judged!

Communities in Bloom officials review everything from littering to city’s environmental policies

Castlegar arena to get life-extending work

Engineers recommended significant safety upgrades to Pioneer

Fair weather and fine music get toes tapping at Kootenay Country

Music festival crowds entertained by some of Canada’s best country performers

Is Rossland ready for a plastic bag ban?

Activist says yes, while business raises concerns

Speeders bemoaned in Rossland

City reaffirms speed limit, though some say they’re not enforced enough

Castlegar business owner fumes as Columbia Avenue construction threatens livelihood

Many businesses report impact, but still acknowledge work is necessary

Is Rossland ready for a plastic bag ban?

Activist says yes, while grocer raises concerns

Rossland to ban plastic bags?

Mayor Kathy Moore says Victoria court ruling clears path for city’s own ban

Local wins $1.1 million at Castlegar casino

Unnamed winner claims big jackpot June 12

Teck grant makes Rossland Museum’s renewal plans a reality

$700,000 will go to creating a replica underground mine exhibit

Lost painting returned to owner

Story in Castlegar News helps find artwork given away to thrift store

Rossland council to revisit water metering issue

Flat rate water plan panned by several residents at last council meeting

Castlegar Mayor, area residents react to referendum defeat

Chernoff says proponents did “all they could” to push for project’s approval

Area I rejects recreation complex expansion proposal: referendum defeated

Enhancement plan wins overall vote, but was lost in one polling station

Head of ‘Yes’ campaign says RDCK money used properly in referendum

Elections BC has no problems with third parties doing educational and promotional work in a campaign

Work begins on final phase of skatepark

Volunteers needed to help plant shrubs and trees on Saturday and Sunday

Two sides far apart as referendum on Castlegar rec complex looms

Small group of voters in rural area may determine outcome of $32 million project

Castlegar woman seeks return of painting she gave away

$800 original donated to an ‘Under a Penny’ thrift store

Rossland abandons water metering; to return to flat rate

Council balks at high cost to upgrade meter service