Betsy Kline

“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
J.J. Verigin Jr. is the executive director of the Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ Doukhobors. Photo: Jensen Edwards (2020)

‘People want peace’: Leader of Canada’s Doukhobors laments Russian invasion of Ukraine

J.J. Verigin Jr. says the Doukhobor community has family on both sides of the conflict’s borders

J.J. Verigin Jr. is the executive director of the Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ Doukhobors. Photo: Jensen Edwards (2020)
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Air Canada resuming flights from Castlegar to Calgary this spring

West Kootenay Regional Airport also receiving $524,000 federal grant to support airport services

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared on Jan. 31 at the Castleview Care Centre. File photo
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared on Jan. 31 at the Castleview Care Centre. File photo
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West Kootenay climbing group launching online auction

TAWKROC has plans to make improvements at the Waterline climbing area in Castlegar

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COVID outbreaks grow at Castlegar and Trail care homes

One outbreak-associated death at Poplar Ridge Pavilion

Photo: Interior Health
Hsiang Lin and Emily Day are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College.

ECOLOGICAL COMMENT: Asian giant hornet threat to North American honeybees

The “murder hornet” is the world’s largest and most dangerous wasp.

Hsiang Lin and Emily Day are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College.
Kootenay Family Place is celebrating 50 years. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay Family Place celebrates 50 years

KFP offers child care, developmental screenings/supports, pediatric physiotherapy and speech therapy

Kootenay Family Place is celebrating 50 years. Photos: Submitted
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COVID outbreak declared at Castleview Care Centre

Four residents have tested positive for the virus

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Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport six days a week. Photo: Betsy Kline

Air Canada increases flights at West Kootenay Regional Airport to six days a week

Flights to and from Vancouver are available six days a week

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport six days a week. Photo: Betsy Kline
Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash

COVID outbreak declared at Trail’s Poplar Ridge care home

The long-term care home is located at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash
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Alberta man pleads guilty in 2016 Castlegar motel robbery case

Owner of Flamingo Motel was assaulted during the crime

Photo: Black Press stock
Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar airport sees only two flight cancellations in December

Airplane seats were 66% full during December

Air Canada Express is flying Dash 8-Q400 aircraft out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport. Photo: Betsy Kline
A pedestrian was killed on Dec. 10. File photo

Pedestrian killed while crossing Highway 3A in Tarrys

Incident took place on the highway between Castlegar and Nelson

A pedestrian was killed on Dec. 10. File photo
That’s not snow — its native plant seeds. Twin Rivers Elementary students danced in a shower of seeds as they helped to create a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Photos: Castlegar Butterflyway

Castlegar students help plant 1 million seeds for pollinators

Castlegar Butterflyway is creating meadows near the Kootenay Gallery of Art

That’s not snow — its native plant seeds. Twin Rivers Elementary students danced in a shower of seeds as they helped to create a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Photos: Castlegar Butterflyway
Axis House Withdrawal Management offers short-term detox stays in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar detox centre sees uptick in alcohol-related visits during pandemic

Axis House Withdrawal Management services are available to anyone in the Kootenay-Boundary region

Axis House Withdrawal Management offers short-term detox stays in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline
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Kootenay teacher’s union questioning relaxed COVID protocols as school is set to begin

Kootenay Columbia Teachers’ Union wants to see last year’s rules back in place

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Castlegar country musician Lisa Nicole is releasing a new album. Photo: Suzanne Sagmeister

Castlegar’s Lisa Nicole launching new country album

Lisa Nicole will be performing in Rossland this weekend

Castlegar country musician Lisa Nicole is releasing a new album. Photo: Suzanne Sagmeister
Craig Luke put out a wildfire near Duncan Lake with a plastic bag. Photo: Craig Luke

West Kootenay man spends 24 hours fighting wildfire with plastic bag

Nelson resident Craig Luke douses fire near Duncan Lake

Craig Luke put out a wildfire near Duncan Lake with a plastic bag. Photo: Craig Luke
Visibility in Castlegar is limited as smoke blankets the city. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar had worst air quality in Canada Thursday

Only a few places in the world with worse air quality on Thursday

Visibility in Castlegar is limited as smoke blankets the city. Photo: Betsy Kline