PART I: How Prince Rupert schools teach Indigenous language to hundreds of students

A multimedia series with videos and photos from children’s Sm’algyax classes on B.C.’s North Coast

Beaver Valley Lions help stock food bank pantry

BV Lions donate $1,500 to United Church Food Bank

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Where in the world is Whatshan?

Whatshan has also been spelled What-shaan, Waatshaan, Watshan, Watchan, and Whatsan.

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Fernie to have skating by Christmas

Fernie’s new outdoor rink is tentatively set to open for skating on December 20.

Where are Nelson’s downtown Christmas lights?

People have been voicing their complaints to the Star about this, so we decided to look into it

Trail students fundraise for furry friends

Grade 3 students from Glenmerry host dance to help Trail BC SPCA

AbbyFest highlights local talent and community-minded business
    AquaVan 150 wraps up cross-country tour in Vancouver
      Event showcases aboriginal achievements
        There's a buzzz around Central City

          KIS Care Wear contributes to Food Bank

          Kootenay Insurance Services donate to United Church Food Bank

          • Dec 13th, 2017

          Kiwanis support youth tech program

          The Kiwanis Club of Trail recently donated $1,000 to the Lower Columbia Tech Club


          Crews loaded up the old parade feature Monday afternoon to dispose of at the dump

          Take a snow tour of the Rossland Recreation Site

          FORR is offering snow host tours of the Rossland Recreation Site

          • Dec 12th, 2017

          Beaver Valley youth team up for the food bank

          BV youth collected almost two full pick-up loads for the local food bank

          Departure with Dignity

          Four members retired from the 44 Engineer Squadron in Trail on Nov. 25

          • Dec 12th, 2017

          What you see …

          If you have a recent photo to share, email

          • Dec 8th, 2017

          Trail-Rossland Smokettes hockey team dishes out cheques

          Donations to food bank and Christmas hamper

          • Dec 12th, 2017

          Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

          Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

          PLACE NAMES: Westley and West Demars

          Westley, near Castlegar, was the site of a sawmill from about 1903-09 and 1927-31.

          • Dec 8th, 2017

          Join the annual Christmas Bird Count

          Greater Trail count will be held Dec. 16

          Teaming up for Christmas giving

          Smokies, Nitehawks help Re/Max All Pro Realty Toy Drive

          Woodward’s Foundation donates $115,000 for KBRH equipment

          In support of an Anaesthetic Machine used in the Operating Rooms at KBRH

          • Dec 7th, 2017

          Operation Popcorn says ‘Thank you’

          Thanking KBRH hospital staff for its work in supporting organ donation across B.C.

          • Dec 6th, 2017