Castlegar Newswire

Castlegar Newswire

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  1. More early childhood education spaces at Selkirk CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... is helping Selkirk College add 24 new seats over two years to its early childhood educator (ECE) program at its Castlegar campus. The program will give 12 learners the opportunity to complete a certificate in early childhood education, and allow ...

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  2. More Learners in the Kootenays Welcomed into Early Childhood EducationRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Minister of Children & Family Development and Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy was at the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus on Monday to announce a provincial government investment of $187,500 into the Early Childhood Care & Education Program. ...

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  3. Children and Family Minister tells B.C. grads to 'Seize the day'Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 16 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    B.C. Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy spoke to the Stanley Humphries Secondary School Class of 2018 in Castlegar Friday night. She pointed out that most of the class was born in the year 2000 - the same year Dora the Explorer debuted.

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  4. 10 businesses honoured at awards night eventRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The master of ceremonies at this year's Castlegar Business Excellence Awards was taken aback when he saw his name on the list of nominees for Business Person of the Year. "Well, this is awkward," said Dale Donaldson, owner of Mallard's Source for Sports, as he read out the list of contenders.

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  5. Castlegar water wins prestigious taste-test awardRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... in the Kootenay region, and being blessed by source water of excellent quality and quantity," says Jesse Reel, Castlegar's utilities manager. "I think it puts a positive spin on the hard work they do every day," he says. "And maybe the public will ...

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  6. Streams in region four to open this weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Anglers across the Kootenays can rejoice, streams in region four are open as of June 15 after being closed for the annual two-month spawning period. The closure takes place from April 1 to June 14 on all streams in region four, which spans north to Valemont, east to Alberta, south to the US Border, and west past Revelstoke, Nakusp and Castlegar.

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  7. BC/Yukon Peony Show coming to CastlegarRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 10 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Castlegar will be in full bloom June 15 and 16 when the BC and Yukon Peony Show opens its doors. The amateur show is open to everyone and show chair Holly Pender-Love encourages locals who have peonies in their yards to bring them over for the show.

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  8. FortisBC hits Vernon streets to help small businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... in easy and novel ways. Vernon is fifth on the list of visits that FortisBC has been made - Nelson, Osoyoos, Castlegar and Creston were visited recently. Any FortisBC small business customer is welcome to participate, even if they are located ...

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  9. Community Futures launches Kootenay Sports-Fishing ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Whether walleye or rainbow trout on the Columbia River, smallmouth bass from the Pend d'Oreille, Gerrard and Kokanee from the Arrow Lake, or cutthroat and brook trout from mountain streams and lakes, the southern BC portion of the Columbia River Basin boasts a myriad of world-class fishing opportunities, and a recent initiative hopes to open a portal for recreational anglers the world over. In conjunction with BC's Family Fishing weekend, Community Futures Development Corporation announced that a recently secured grant from BC's rural dividend fund has launched an effort to promote sport fishing in the Greater Trail and Castlegar area.

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  10. May hot spell sets new Kootenay recordsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    "The cool and wet pattern which prevailed during the past three months made a sudden shift during May," forecaster Ron Lakeman, from the Castlegar weather office, reported in his month-end summary. An upper ridge of high pressure built over southern B.C. for dry and unseasonably warm conditions during the first week of the month and prevailed again from May 12 to May 18. "It was the warmest May on record," Lakeman noted.

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  11. Remembering the victims of the London Bridge terror attack one year onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Metro UK News

    ... was hit by the terrorists' van at London Bridge before she died in the arms of her fiance. The Canadian from Castlegar, British Columbia, who lived in Holland was spending the weekend in the capital with Tyler Ferguson when she became the victim of ...

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  12. Nelson Neptunes finish 2nd overall at home meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... e podium. Nelson finished second in the standings behind Grand Forks. The meet also included teams from Kimberley, Castlegar, Trail, Creston, Revelstoke and Colville, Wash.

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  13. Local playground makes finalists list for $100k makeoverRead the original story

    Wednesday May 30 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... nomination detailed the positive impact a revitalized space would have on families and the greater community of Castlegar." The play structure at Brilliant has seen a lot of use since it was installed 30 years ago, and Tereposky says it's past its ...

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  14. Nelson residential real estate: 'It's stressful for buyers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... an average price $513,484. In the full year of 2017 there were 122 sales with an average price of $431,000. In Castlegar, by comparison, to date in 2018 there have been 52 sales with an average price of $312,468. For the calendar year 2017, those ...

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  15. VIDEO: Rescue operation successful above BrilliantRead the original story

    Monday May 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Castlegar Search & Rescue and the Castlegar Fire Department were involved in a rescue mission involving an injured rock climber Monday. CFD Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio explained that that there was a large distance between the climber and rescue crews that had to be dealt with before a rescue could take place.

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  16. MarWest says it called before it dugRead the original story

    Monday May 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The company doing the roadwork on Columbia Avenue in Castlegar says they don't want a repeat of last week's gas line break that closed the busy road for several hours. Last Thursday an asphalt grinder operated by MarWest Industries struck a natural gas line between 13th and 15th Avenues, severing the line and prompting an emergency closure of the area.

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  17. Seeking inclusion for those with intellectual disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the real facts. And those people are you," she said to her audience. Cody Simmons, a convention delegate from Castlegar, is called a champion of change in his community for writing a book about his life and getting a school and college education, ...

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  18. Support for affordable housing for CastlegarRead the original story

    Sunday May 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Castlegar's going to get a few more units of affordable housing in the near future but the project's proponent can't say just when. The Kootenay Society for Community Living has received funding to build 11 units of affordable and supported housing in the city.

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  19. Castlegar cannabis survey openRead the original story

    Saturday May 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The City of Castlegar's survey on cannabis use within the city is now open. Residents have until June 7 to respond to the 10 online questions.

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  20. Mercer International to give up TSX listing following loss at NAFTA tribunalRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | Prince George Citizen

    ... and the B.C. Utilities Commission discriminated against Mercer's power-generating operations at a pulp mill near Castlegar, B.C. However, a North American Free Trade Agreement tribunal ruled on March 6 that there had been no violation of the deal ...

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