John White

John White: Why are my lungs on fire?

I’m at the precipice of getting back in shape after 20 years of relative inactivity.

John White: Life’s a dirty ditch and then you fry cheese balls

I’ll be hitting the magic age of 50 soon and that has me thinking about my plans for retirement.

Off-road vehicle restrictions still in effect

BC Wildfire is reminding the public that the operation of ORVs on Crown land is prohibited.

John White: The spider whisperer is here to save

I’ve got a thing for trying to save all creatures.

John White: Going public to fight racist uprising

For the last 25 years, I’ve worked diligently to remain neutral in my postings on social media.

John White: Taking stock after six months at the helm

I’ve managed to surpass the six month milestone as regional editor for Black Press.

Streetlight debate dominates Rossland council meeting

There was laborious discussion on the pros and cons of LED streetlights being installed in Rossland

John White: Top 10 phrases you don’t want to hear in a home reno

Even a simple plumbing repair turned into a three-hour epic worthy of dramatic BBC acting talent.

John White: It’s your fourth move? How quaint

My wife and I figure we have moved 26 times since 1992. That is not a typo.

John White: Podcasts keep the wheels turning

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

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

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

Rossland duo hope to host off-road triathlon

The off-road triathlon would include a 1,200 metre swim in the Centre Star Gulch reservoir.

John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’

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

John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

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

John White: Never lose childlike wonder and creativity

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

Rossland students take their classroom outdoors to local wetlands

Students stepped away from their desks and headed outside on day-long trips to their local wetland.

John White: Being human while covering tragedy

It’s been a challenging few weeks to be an editor here at the Castlegar News.

Keeping invasive mussels out of the Columbia Shuswap

Here are some useful tips to prevent the spread of invasive zebra and quagga mussels.

John White: Stength in community response overwhelming

You can imagine the challenge of covering the peace vigil at Millennium Park on Sunday evening.

UPDATED: Hundreds come together at Castlegar vigil to grieve

Several hundred people gathered in Millennium Park in Castlegar Sunday night for a peace vigil.