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  1. Did you know City Council wants to build a path?Read the original story

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Were you aware Castlegar City Council has awarded a contract for $226,000 for a 10 foot-wide paved path along Connors Road? The path is not being built for the benefit of local residents, but rather to, "provide a safer route for kids and families to access the community complex from the north end, and the same for families accessing the Millennium ... (more)

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  2. Noisy storm spares area from firesRead the original story

    Thursday | Salmon Arm Observer

    ... storm started just east of Lillooet and tracked in an easterly direction towards the Shuswap and then down through Castlegar. The lightning tracking system showed an estimated 40,000 strikes throughout B.C. and into Alberta over the 24 hours from ...

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  3. City seeks to dispel anti-pathway sentimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... of non-motorized modes of transportation (scooters for elderly/disabled excepted). The idea is for the South Castlegar path to run along a route, the majority of which is along Connors Road. Invitations to tour the site with the City's director of ...

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  4. It's time to change assisted suicide law: Supreme Court of Canada plaintiffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Canada.com

    Anne Fomenoff of Castlegar, BC, is mother of Gloria Taylor during a press conference hosted by the BC Civil Liberties Association in Vancouver, BC, May 19, 2014.

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  5. Corn is this week's theme for the Rossland Mountain MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... sharp. You could win some fantastic prizes donated by the farmer's market. We'll be rockin' out all afternoon with Castlegar's Motes & Oats. Known for their powerful harmonies and feel good songs, Melissa and Shannon won the 2013 Best Folk/Country ...

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  6. Rainfall forces cancellation of Festivals Kelowna surprise eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... on her behalf, Donn indicated Festivals Kelowna has had a very successful year, licensing 65 buskers to date. Castlegar's Roy Has Fire, locals Tiger Moon and Robert Fine and drummer Zach Gauthier's band Joyful Door have all been catching traction on ...

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  7. Castlegar Art Walk 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Castlegar Art Walk 2014 runs until September 14, featuring more than 30 local and regional artists and artisans, displaying work at 26 venues around Castlegar.

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  8. Festivals Kelowna ready to stage a surpris tonightRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Kelowna Capital News

    ... on her behalf, Donn indicated Festivals Kelowna has had a very successful year, licensing 65 buskers to date. Castlegar's Roy Has Fire, locals Tiger Moon and Robert Fine and drummer Zach Gauthier's band Joyful Door have all been catching traction on ...

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  9. It's a mayor's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... surface. The average day in the life of the mayor is anything but average as the agenda is different every day. Castlegar Mayor Lawrence Chernoff usually arrives at City Hall at 8:30 a.m. on weekdays. This is the most predictable part of the day. ...

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  10. Little change on Slocan Park fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Arrow Lakes News

    ... average particulate concentrations measured 25 micrograms per cubic meter. A similar warning was continued for Castlegar, where hourly concentrations were 53 micrograms per cubic meter. The smoke is from both fires in the BC interior as well as from ...

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  11. Selkirk College expects government-funded bulge in LNG-related enrollmentRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... for trades critical to the liquified natural gas (LNG) and other industries. As stated in the communique, the Castlegar-headquartered institution will receive $245,000 including $214,000 for the additional seats that will be available to students ...

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  12. SplashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The most optimistic predictions imaginable turned out to be spot-on for the grand opening of Castlegar's highly touted Millennium Ponds.

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  13. Local tour guide learns as much as guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... of other areas. "We've been able to set up this liaison with Columbia Basin Trust to fund some of it, we (City of Castlegar) funded some of it and it's just an amazing attraction." Turner is a believer in the program's economic, as well as cultural ...

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  14. Progress being made on FortisBC Ootischenia projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The news had originally been announced with the level of gusto befitting a $16 million dollar construction project in a rural area next to Castlegar.

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  15. Denesiuk to carry federal Liberal hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... love the Kootenay area as well as the Okanagan." Her response as to how electing a Liberal candidate would benefit Castlegar was, "If you look at our leader, Justin Trudeau, he has very strong links and connections to the Kootenay area. You can bet ...

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  16. Folks flock to Castlegar pondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Hard to imagine a more successful opening day than the BC Day event for Castlegar's Millennium Ponds on Aug. 4. Castlegar's Millennium Ponds appeared to be well worth every nickle of the $1.6 million price tag, judging by the joyous crowd cooling down and having fun on August 4. Superlatives were at a premium when it came to describing the new ... (more)

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  17. Crunching Numbers:special feature on the wayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... a more complete picture to the financial statements. Led by Nelson Star reporter Greg Nesteroff, reporters in Castlegar, Trail and Grand Forks began compiling information to create a comprehensive package that examined, not just the salaries paid, ...

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  18. Crunching numbers to answer questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... a more complete picture to the financial statements. Led by Nelson Star reporter Greg Nesteroff, reporters in Castlegar , Trail and Grand Forks began compiling information to create a comprehensive package that examined, not just the salaries paid, ...

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  19. Editorial: On number crunchingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... a more complete picture to the financial statements. Led by Nelson Star reporter Greg Nesteroff, reporters in Castlegar, Trail and Grand Forks began compiling information to create a comprehensive package that examined, not just the salaries paid, ...

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  20. Civic salaries: how do West Kootenay communities stack up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... for the money. The city's salaries totalled $9.6 million, a per capita rate of $942 that was also higher than Castlegar, Trail, or Grand Forks. It had 37 employees making over $75,000 and 16 making over $100,000, more than twice as many as ...

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