Jeremy Laurie

With sunny skies in the forecast for Sunday

Bikers ready to ride again for charity

The 24th annual West Kootenay Toy Run revs up for another day of fun and charity.

With sunny skies in the forecast for Sunday
Bob Guesford finds joy in caring for his amazing rose garden

He promises a rose garden and delivers

Bob Guesford is the winner of this year’s award in the Roses category, one of the only flower specific categories in the contest.

Bob Guesford finds joy in caring for his amazing rose garden
Dawn Smith turned a gravel-filled front yard into a welcoming area for residents of the Riverside Apartments.

Apartment lot becomes sanctuary

One of the most inspiring entries in this year’s competition came from an unexpected place.

Dawn Smith turned a gravel-filled front yard into a welcoming area for residents of the Riverside Apartments.
Luigi Bedin has created a land-of-plenty in his backyard thanks to a lifetime of gardening talent.

Variety nets historic garden kudos

Luigi Bedin is a seasoned gardener, and talented by anyone’s standards.

Luigi Bedin has created a land-of-plenty in his backyard thanks to a lifetime of gardening talent.
Molly and John Palmason have created a perfect retreat in their Tadanac home.

Patio provides perfect oasis

The picturesque and immaculate house sitting at the end of Kootenay Ave in Tadanac is home to Molly and John Palmason.

Molly and John Palmason have created a perfect retreat in their Tadanac home.
From the left; Nang Xayasomphou and Gail Winters spruce up the flower beds that welcome people to the Home of Champions.

COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM – Judges set to tour Trail this month

Communities in Bloom judges will be looking at more than just flowers when they arrive in Trail on July 17.

From the left; Nang Xayasomphou and Gail Winters spruce up the flower beds that welcome people to the Home of Champions.
RCMP Const. Joel Edmond entertains Benjamin Thompson during the Canada Day celebration at the Kiwanis Beaver Creek Park on Friday. More photos on Page 2.

Plenty of colour on Canada Day

The Canada Day celebrations at Beaver Creek Park brought out a colourful cross section of Canadians.

RCMP Const. Joel Edmond entertains Benjamin Thompson during the Canada Day celebration at the Kiwanis Beaver Creek Park on Friday. More photos on Page 2.
Richard Wigen fires off a shot during some target practice recently.

Trap club aims for fun at an annual Father’s Day event

Weekend marks 47th annual Father’s Day Shoot at Silver City Trap Club

Richard Wigen fires off a shot during some target practice recently.
The 2011 graduating class from Rossland Secondary School held its celebration Friday night capping off a colourful

Big day arrives for RSS grads

Big day arrives for RSS grads

The 2011 graduating class from Rossland Secondary School held its celebration Friday night capping off a colourful
The 11th annual Relay for Life brought people of all ages to Haley Park in Warfield on Saturday. The day began with the Survivor Victory Lap (above) honouring and celebrating cancer survivors and capped off by the Luminary Ceremony where candles were placed around the track in honour of cancer victims. More candles were placed in the centre of Haley field (below) spelling the word “Hope

Rainy day fails to dampen Relay

Looming storm clouds and a rainy day did not stop the participants…

The 11th annual Relay for Life brought people of all ages to Haley Park in Warfield on Saturday. The day began with the Survivor Victory Lap (above) honouring and celebrating cancer survivors and capped off by the Luminary Ceremony where candles were placed around the track in honour of cancer victims. More candles were placed in the centre of Haley field (below) spelling the word “Hope
Pauline and Jack Jablonsky have been recognized for their tireless volunteering in the region.

Beaver Valley Citizens of the Year – Couple share passion for helping

Jack and Pauline Jablonsky will be honoured during Beaver Valley May Days

Pauline and Jack Jablonsky have been recognized for their tireless volunteering in the region.