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Hotel California checking into the Kootenays this spring

Tickets are on sale now at the Bailey box office

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“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: Rebelling Against the Lord

‘His whole life was a reproof to their selfishness.’

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
SD20 Kootenay Columbia trustees were sworn in Nov. 7.(L-R) Gordon Smith, Terry Hanik, Mark Wison, Kristin Ali, Catherine Zaitsoff, Darilyn Simister, Darrel Ganzert, Gavin Fox with Natalie Verigin, Secretary Treasurer issuing the oath of office. Trustee Stephen Piccolo is not pictured. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Columbia school trustees take office

The SD20 Board was sworn in Nov. 7

SD20 Kootenay Columbia trustees were sworn in Nov. 7.(L-R) Gordon Smith, Terry Hanik, Mark Wison, Kristin Ali, Catherine Zaitsoff, Darilyn Simister, Darrel Ganzert, Gavin Fox with Natalie Verigin, Secretary Treasurer issuing the oath of office. Trustee Stephen Piccolo is not pictured. Photo: Submitted
Construction has begun on new student housing at the Castlegar Selkirk College campus. Photo: Selkirk College

Selkirk College breaks ground on new student housing in Castlegar and Nelson

Construction has started on 112-bed project on the Castlegar Campus and a 36-unit project in Nelson

Construction has begun on new student housing at the Castlegar Selkirk College campus. Photo: Selkirk College
Selkirk College sustainability co-ordinator Laura Nessman (right) and Laura Sacks from the West Kootenay Climate Hub are two of the organizers of this year’s TEDxSelkirkCollege Countdown event that is taking place online on Sunday, Nov. 6. The two-hour event will feature a dozen local presenters and is free to everyone in the community. Photo: Submitted

Selkirk College hosts TEDx online event

More than a dozen speakers are taking part in the online event Nov. 6

Selkirk College sustainability co-ordinator Laura Nessman (right) and Laura Sacks from the West Kootenay Climate Hub are two of the organizers of this year’s TEDxSelkirkCollege Countdown event that is taking place online on Sunday, Nov. 6. The two-hour event will feature a dozen local presenters and is free to everyone in the community. Photo: Submitted
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
”Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: God created man for happiness

‘He longs to fill human hearts with the peace of heaven.’

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
”Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
These voting pods will allow the crowd to vote for their favourite singer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s singing competition, Reach for the Mic, seeks talent

Reach for the Mic is in need of singers to take the stage in October

These voting pods will allow the crowd to vote for their favourite singer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton. (File photo)

Think on These Things: The Jewish Nation and Blessings

‘Through the Jewish nation it was God’s purpose to impart rich blessings to all peoples.’

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton. (File photo)
The Doukhobor Discovery Centre is hosting a borshch cook-off on Oct. 1. Photo: Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Doukhobor Discovery Centre hosting Borshch Cook-off 2022

Do you have the best borshch in town? Prove it on Oct. 1

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre is hosting a borshch cook-off on Oct. 1. Photo: Doukhobor Discovery Centre
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LETTER: Castlegar cancer patient thanks Interior Health staff for caring

Gerry Sobie appreciates local health care staff

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Sergeant Denny Chrétien, BCCOS K9 AIS, and K9 Unit “Major” conduct watercraft inspections on Aug. 19, 2022. Photo: Okanagan Nation Alliance

Columbia Basin Trust supports effort to keep invasive mussels at bay

The Invasive Mussel Defence Program was created at an integral time

Sergeant Denny Chrétien, BCCOS K9 AIS, and K9 Unit “Major” conduct watercraft inspections on Aug. 19, 2022. Photo: Okanagan Nation Alliance
To memorialize lives lost to overdose, purple chairs have been placed around Trail at: Good Stuff/Kootenay West Distilling (pictured); Trail Association for Community Living/Career Development Services office; Riverfront Centre/Trail library; Hall Printing; Mills Office Productivity; Threads; Trail Coffee Company; and JJ’s Fashions. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Wondering about the purple chairs placed around Trail?

‘Purple is the colour used to recognize the toxic drug supply killing people all over the world.’

To memorialize lives lost to overdose, purple chairs have been placed around Trail at: Good Stuff/Kootenay West Distilling (pictured); Trail Association for Community Living/Career Development Services office; Riverfront Centre/Trail library; Hall Printing; Mills Office Productivity; Threads; Trail Coffee Company; and JJ’s Fashions. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Jennifer Adams (left) and Susanne Chubb (right) in Million Dollar Meatballs, the final production of Footlighters Theatre Society’s 27th season in June. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)

Creston’s Footlighters to produce play in just 24 hours

The Next Day Play is part of the annual Footlighters’ membership drive

Jennifer Adams (left) and Susanne Chubb (right) in Million Dollar Meatballs, the final production of Footlighters Theatre Society’s 27th season in June. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
Barb and Frank Wloka, owners of Wloka Farms Fruit Stand. Photo: Submitted

Wloka Farms: Canning 101

How many pounds of veggies do you need to fill a jar? Barb Wloka answers this question.

Barb and Frank Wloka, owners of Wloka Farms Fruit Stand. Photo: Submitted
Gord Turner
Gord Turner
Safety by Mo Hamilton. Photo by Mo Hamilton
Safety by Mo Hamilton. Photo by Mo Hamilton
Bats roosting in exposed locations, such as this bat on a screen door, can be left alone and will usually move on at dusk or after a few days. Photo: Kootenay Bat Project
Bats roosting in exposed locations, such as this bat on a screen door, can be left alone and will usually move on at dusk or after a few days. Photo: Kootenay Bat Project
The Sergyeyev family poses in Istanbul, Turkey (Emre Senay’s hometown) in happier times during a visit in September 2021. Photo: Submitted

Ukrainian family reunites in the Kootenays

Kalesnikoff Lumber provides job for Ukrainian refugee

The Sergyeyev family poses in Istanbul, Turkey (Emre Senay’s hometown) in happier times during a visit in September 2021. Photo: Submitted
Christina Benty led a candidate workshop in Castlegar in 2018, prior to the last municipal election. Photo: John Boivin

Castlegar to host West Kootenay candidate readiness workshop

Workshop is for anyone in the West Kootenay thinking about running in the October municipal election

Christina Benty led a candidate workshop in Castlegar in 2018, prior to the last municipal election. Photo: John Boivin
Area of space where the deep field image was taken is as small as a grain of sand held at arm’s length. This cluster is 4.6 billion light-years away.

James Webb Space Telescope, a remarkable ringside seat to universe

Known as “The Backyard Astronomer,” Gary Boyle is an astronomy educator, guest speaker and columnist

Area of space where the deep field image was taken is as small as a grain of sand held at arm’s length. This cluster is 4.6 billion light-years away.