John White: Podcasts keep the wheels turning

I had the pleasure of driving from Castlegar to Edmonton (and back) last weekend.

PLACE NAMES: Summit City, revisited

Since last week, we’ve turned up the townsite map for Summit City plus a BC Archives file.

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Miche Warwick: What is food security in the Kootenays?

The World Food Programme defines food security as existing when all people have adequate access.

  • Jul 27th, 2017

B.C. unions, protesters move up

John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

PLACE NAMES: Summit City and Summit Lake

William Haywood had great plans for his townsite near Eholt. They didn’t pan out.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

John White: Prepare, don’t panic, and pay it forward

I was thinking about how our region would respond to an evacuation order.

UNDER EVACUATION: Prince George, Kamloops prepare for longterm


Police rule 13-year-old’s death a homicide, investigation continues


UNDER EVACUATION: Leaving the fate of Williams Lake in Mother Nature's hands


Rain hits Williams Lake


Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Identifying and reducing food waste: Part 2

Every year in Canada we generate $31 billion in food waste, or more than 6 billion kilos of food.

  • Jul 13th, 2017

John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’

I returned from a trip to Edmonton with unexpected fresh perspective on life in Castlegar.

PLACE NAMES: Stewartsville and Sunshine Bay

The Woodland Park subdivision of Castlegar used to be called Stewartsville. But who was Stewart?

  • Jul 13th, 2017

The conquest of rural B.C.

Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

PLACE NAMES: Sproat’s Landing

Sproat’s Landing was an early transportation hub on the north side of the Columbia River

  • Jul 6th, 2017

John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

There were specific emotional aspects this year that heightened the impact.

B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations

Ron Shearer: Sanitation problems in early Rossland

Typhoid was the scourge of late nineteenth century mining camps in British Columbia.

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Miche Warwick: Identifying and reducing food waste: Part 1

We are losing an approximate value of $31 billion in food waste each year.

  • Jun 29th, 2017

What is Rossland reading for June 29, 2017

This novel shares the same gentle humour as the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series.

  • Jun 29th, 2017

John White: Never lose childlike wonder and creativity

I managed to get out and enjoy the perfect summer weather over the weekend.

All parties throwing your billions around

Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree