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It’s a Patio Party! Here are 14 of the Best Patios in Castlegar

By |2020-10-06T13:11:13+00:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, The Authentic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar enjoys 220 days of sunshine annually, which is why there are so many excellent patios in the city. These are our favourites.

14 of The Best Dinner Restaurants in Castlegar

By |2020-10-06T16:42:54+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, The Authentic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There are many excellent dining establishments in Castlegar, many of them family-owned and some that have been around for decades. These are our 14 favourites.

The Best Paddling Spots in Castlegar

By |2020-10-06T20:18:54+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Outdoor Activities, The Authentic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar is an amazing paddling destination. Whether you prefer mellow floats on lakes with mountain views or exciting whitewater, this area of the West Kootenay in British Columbia has it all.

Castlegar Generating Stations Are Dam Interesting

By |2019-08-02T20:19:00+00:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, The Authentic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is a lot of natural beauty to be seen in and around Castlegar, British Columbia, but there are many man-made marvels as well including the eleven hydro-electric dams within an easy drive of Castlegar that supply that province with almost have its power.

Why is Castlegar the Sculpture Capital of Canada?

By |2019-08-02T20:19:30+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Moving To Castlegar, The Authentic, Wellness + Beauty|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Joy Barrett has had a long career in arts administration. She’s worked at the world-famous Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, at the Calgary Centre of Performing Arts, and as the cultural ambassador for Nelson, British Columbia. Today, she has one of the most important jobs in Castlegar: curating the annual event that is responsible [...]