Get read for the 26 Annual Pass Creek Fall Fair - Sept. 21 and 22, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Pass Creek Exhibition Grounds - Relkoff Road, Robson, B.C.
Jean Barman met Irene Kelleher in the early 1990s at the suggestion of a mutual acquaintance, and it was the beginning of a long friendship between two teachers. Irene’s life story is chronicled in Barman’s new book, Invisible Generations: Living between Indigenous and White in the Fraser Valley (Caitlin Press).
First-time author D. M. Ditson of Invermere will launch her award-winning memoir Wide Open with a Book Launch and Recovery Conversation tour. She will hold events in Kimberley, Trail, Castlegar, Creston, Kelowna and Revelstoke between Sept. 16 and 24 and will be speaking at the Kootenay Regional Domestic Violence Conference in Nelson.
The Bailey Theatre in downtown Trail is the premiere place to go for live entertainment in the South Kootenays. To celebrate the launch of the theatre’s new season, the Trail & District Arts Council is hosting a VIP reception on Oct. 1 from 5-7 p.m. for its Patron of the Arts members and supporters of the venue.
The City of Castlegar has released the West Kootenay Regional Airport Master Plan Executive Summary.
The West Kootenay Regional Airport Master Plan provides guidance for future development of the Airport over a 25-year horizon. It includes a land use plan, development concepts, capital financial plan, and a revenue plan.
Last week I cycled around the beautiful riding of South Okanagan-West Kootenay—436 km of rail trail and highway, 18 cafes and restaurants and lots of good conversations! While the talk over coffee and food was wide-ranging—from caribou to craft distilleries, health care to infrastructure, agriculture to electoral reform—the conversations along the trails were, not surprisingly, centred on the
New Democrat MLA Katrine Conroy is welcoming $32,000 through the province’s BC Arts Council Grant Program to support local artists in Castlegar and Trail. This round of funding is part of the government’s commitment to doubling investment in the BC Arts Council over four years.
What could be better than enjoying a nice glass of wine? Saving B.C. wildlife at the same time!
The Cops for Kids contingent (including Castlegar’s own Const. Ron George, as well as four people riding out of Nelson – two sheriffs, one constable and one administrative staff member) wound up Day Three of their 10-day, 1,000-km ride at the Castlegar Safeway Sunday afternoon, at the triumphant and tired end to another day of this stunning endeavour to help kids in our region.
Two women once appeared for trial on on of my traffic court dates. Both were disputing a ticket for failing to wear a seat belt under section 220(4) of the Motor Vehicle Act. They each testified that they were wearing their seat belt, but had placed the shoulder belt under their arms.