Tom Weager caught this shot of last week’s red sky and had this to say:

“There aren’t many people in the world fortunate enough to have a view like this on their doorstep. It’s important to be reminded how lucky we are living in the Kootenays and moments like this provide that. We are often denied impressive sunsets due to our mountainous surroundings, but fortunately on this evening we had some clouds and rain coming up the West Arm at just the right time to create a beautiful orange hue.”

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Each week we feature a new photo of life in the Kootenays. We’ll be cruising the various sites around the internet dedicated to local photography to reach out to photographers, but if you’d like to submit a photo, here’s how you can do it. Tag your image with #kootenaycoopradio on Instagram, or send us a note.

As a all-volunteer organization, we cannot pay for photos. Instead, you join the ranks of over 100 people who generously donate their time and talent to help co-create Kootenay Co-op Radio. You of course retain the rights to your image, it’s just on loan to us.