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Team Tardi, from left, skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath and coach Paul Tardi show off their hardware after winning the BC provincial junior curling championships in Vernon on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Big third end key for Tardi in B.C. junior men’s final

On top of early errors, Colwell had a couple of bad breaks add salt to the wounds.

Team Tardi, from left, skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath and coach Paul Tardi show off their hardware after winning the BC provincial junior curling championships in Vernon on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (John K. White/Morning Star)
Team Daniels of Delta B.C. won the provincial junior women’s crown in Vernon Tuesday. From left are skip Sarah Daniels, third Kayla MacMillan, second Jessica Humphries, lead Sarah Loken and coach Katie Witt. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Delta’s Daniels takes provincial junior crown

Delta’s Sarah Daniels took deuces in three and five and a three in nine en route to a 10-4 win.

Team Daniels of Delta B.C. won the provincial junior women’s crown in Vernon Tuesday. From left are skip Sarah Daniels, third Kayla MacMillan, second Jessica Humphries, lead Sarah Loken and coach Katie Witt. (John K. White/Morning Star)
Vernon junior men’s skip Erik Colwell looks on as his team delivers a rock while Vernon junior women’s third Jaelyn Cotter does the same for her skip Megan McGillivray in Draw 2 action in Vernon on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Hosts post clutch wins in BC Junior Curling opening-day action

The two Vernon teams got off to a roaring start Thursday afternoon in Draw 2.

Vernon junior men’s skip Erik Colwell looks on as his team delivers a rock while Vernon junior women’s third Jaelyn Cotter does the same for her skip Megan McGillivray in Draw 2 action in Vernon on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (John K. White/Morning Star)
VIDEO: Post-surgery monologue comedy gold

VIDEO: Post-surgery monologue comedy gold

If you’ve ever had surgery with anaesthetic you know the coming out of it process can be a treat.

VIDEO: Post-surgery monologue comedy gold
Child dies in boating incident in Okanagan

Child dies in boating incident in Okanagan

A North Vancouver family was boating on Kalamalka Lake in Vernon when the incident occured

Child dies in boating incident in Okanagan
Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

VIDEO: Castlegar hosts emotional vigil for Humboldt Broncos

More than 600 people came out to show support for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus accident.

Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound
Mike Lamacchia, Vice President Operations for Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS)

STARS could work in B.C. in time

Experts say it would take a significant political push and a hybrid approach to launch STARS in B.C.

Mike Lamacchia, Vice President Operations for Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS)
The Rossland Fire Department sled was a crowd favourite. (John K. White)

VIDEO: Highlights from the Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race

Check out the sleds and the speed from the marquee event at Rossland Winter Carnival.

The Rossland Fire Department sled was a crowd favourite. (John K. White)
LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding
John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’

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: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’
John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

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

John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

Story correction

In the Passive Home article published on the front page last week, we used an incorrect name.

An inspector decontaminates a boat in Yahk, B.C. one of the provinces 10 roadside invasive mussel inspection stations. (East Kootenay News Online Weekly)

Keeping invasive mussels out of the Columbia Shuswap

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

An inspector decontaminates a boat in Yahk, B.C. one of the provinces 10 roadside invasive mussel inspection stations. (East Kootenay News Online Weekly)
This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the infamous sinkhole that formed underneath the original Nakusp Kal Tire building in August 1977 on 4th Avenue NW. Seen here teetering on the edge of the hole, the building would soon be demolished with Kal Tire moving to its current location on 6th Avenue NW the following year. (Arrow Lakes historical Society)

Kal Tire hole 1977

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the sinkhole that formed under the original Nakusp Kal Tire.

This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the infamous sinkhole that formed underneath the original Nakusp Kal Tire building in August 1977 on 4th Avenue NW. Seen here teetering on the edge of the hole, the building would soon be demolished with Kal Tire moving to its current location on 6th Avenue NW the following year. (Arrow Lakes historical Society)
Newly re-elected MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy celebrates her win with party faithful Tuesday night in Castlegar.

Conroy re-elected in Kootenay West

The Canadian Press made the call after only 14 of 79 polls reported.

Newly re-elected MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy celebrates her win with party faithful Tuesday night in Castlegar.
File photo of a flu shot needle.

JOHN WHITE: This flu will break your spirit and steal your lunch money

I was a giant, sniffling, drooling, coughing, whining baby.

File photo of a flu shot needle.
A moose on the highway... not THE moose

John White: Conversation with a moose

Last Monday I decided it was a great idea to drive from Castlegar to Nakusp in the late afternoon to visit our sister paper.

A moose on the highway... not THE moose

First hockey game will be hard to top

Arrow Lakes News editor John White's weekly column.

What are you waiting for?

Column by Arrow Lakes News editor John White on the importance of marking things off your bucket list.