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Prime Ministers and government spending: 2021 Edition

“There are two primary measures to gauge the size of government.”

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Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Drivers who try to bulldoze through others

Inevitably I will end up with nothing but grille showing in my rearview mirror

Tim Schewe
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Think on These Things: Truth is given to be shared

“Everyone is invited. Poor or wealthy. All need to recognize the authority of true goodness.”

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Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Working and living abroad can be taxing

How about thinking beyond COVID-19?

Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
“In the spirit of Easter joy, I default to the traditions that shaped me, and the memory of which sustains me,” writes Louise McEwan. Photo: Unsplash

During pandemic, Easter traditions provide joy and hope

“This Easter, like Easter 2020, will stand out in memory because it is different …”

“In the spirit of Easter joy, I default to the traditions that shaped me, and the memory of which sustains me,” writes Louise McEwan. Photo: Unsplash
Photo: Deb Dowd on Unsplash

What is Easter all about?

Here’s a hint – it is not about bunnies and chocolate.

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Pastor Bob Babic is from the Trail Seventh-day Adventist Church. Photo: Aaron Burden on Unsplash

Message from Kootenay Pastor Bob Babic

Do not despair …

Pastor Bob Babic is from the Trail Seventh-day Adventist Church. Photo: Aaron Burden on Unsplash
Carol Hobbs DeRosa (left) and Brenda Hooper are rallying the community to help raise funds to finish the St. Andrews Church revitalization. Photo: Submitted

Community spirit required to reno St. Andrew’s church in Rossland

Fixed pews have also been removed in favour of flexible stacked seating.

Carol Hobbs DeRosa (left) and Brenda Hooper are rallying the community to help raise funds to finish the St. Andrews Church revitalization. Photo: Submitted
Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small

Selkirk College discontinues men’s hockey

Selkirk Saints hockey team permanently dismantled

Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small
KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted

True champions: Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital pharmacy team

The expanded KBRH pharmacy is slated for completion in 2023.

KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted
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‘An education should help young people get ahead’

Richard Cannings is in his second elected term as MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

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Emma Bowins is second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted

Ecological Comment: The effect of dams on salmon

Written by second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College in Castlegar, BC.

Emma Bowins is second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted
“Addiction is a complex health condition that can devastate people, families, and communities and Interior Health is working to address these challenges as the understanding of mental illnesses and substance use disorders continues to evolve,” writes Susan Brown. Photo: Markus Winkler on Unsplash

The case for transforming Okanagan mental health and substance use programs

” … we need to review the status quo,” says Interior Health’s Susan Brown.

“Addiction is a complex health condition that can devastate people, families, and communities and Interior Health is working to address these challenges as the understanding of mental illnesses and substance use disorders continues to evolve,” writes Susan Brown. Photo: Markus Winkler on Unsplash
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Tax free income or not?

“Believe it or not, there are sources of income that escape the taxman.”

Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
Wherever you and the pets are headed this year, be aware of ticks. Photo: Black Press

PET CARE: Tips for tick prevention

Pet columnist Nicolette Joosting shares her tips for keeping furry friends safe from tick bites

Wherever you and the pets are headed this year, be aware of ticks. Photo: Black Press
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Did you say Tax Season, or Scam Season?

Tax season is a good time to talk about electronic security.

Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
The Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre is hosting "Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC" exhibit which will run through May, 2021. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre

Expand vocabulary, visit Rossland Museum’s ‘Our Living Languages’ exhibit

“If you learn our language, you learn the language of the land” - Sinixt matriarch Marilyn James

The Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre is hosting "Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC" exhibit which will run through May, 2021. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre
Coby Reid helped rescue this bobcat from where it had frozen to the train tracks. Photo: Coby Reid

Bobcat deliverer shares details from Kootenay train track rescue

Coby Reid helped rescue a bobcat that was frozen to train tracks near Waneta bridge

Coby Reid helped rescue this bobcat from where it had frozen to the train tracks. Photo: Coby Reid
Ryan Bavin of Bavin Glassworks in Invermere. Photo: Submitted

Call for entries for Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Deadline for registration for artists and venues is April 15

Ryan Bavin of Bavin Glassworks in Invermere. Photo: Submitted