Spring Freshet at Brilliant Dam

This time of year makes for some magical photos around the Kootenays. This is the Brilliant Dam and Generating Stations on the Kootenay River taken from HWY 3A just outside of Castlegar on the road to Nelson, BC. We often stop here with the kids to watch the memorizing flow of water over the spillway. …

Castlegar Swaps Out The Light Bulbs

Castlegar’s Green Committee’s first project looks to be quite popular with the town… The event will be held February 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Castlegar and District Community Complex. Citizens are encouraged to bring two incandescent bulbs, two per household, in exchange for two new compact fluorescent bulbs — renters and …