Jim Bailey

Area A Director Ali Grieve (right), Village of Fruitvale Mayor Steve Morissette (front), and Village of Montrose Mayor Mike Walsh (left) held a congratulatory ceremony for Beaver Valley students who are part of the Class of 2021 graduates of J. L. Crowe Secondary at Beaver Creek Park on Thursday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Beaver Valley Grads of 2021

Beaver Valley mayors, RDKB Area A director celebrate their 2021 graduates with gift ceremony

Area A Director Ali Grieve (right), Village of Fruitvale Mayor Steve Morissette (front), and Village of Montrose Mayor Mike Walsh (left) held a congratulatory ceremony for Beaver Valley students who are part of the Class of 2021 graduates of J. L. Crowe Secondary at Beaver Creek Park on Thursday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund helped out the J. L. Crowe baseball team with a $7,500 grant. From left: Darren Mailey, Owen Dickson, Stephen Mailey, Jake Maniago, and Brayden DeWitt.
Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund helped out the J. L. Crowe baseball team with a $7,500 grant. From left: Darren Mailey, Owen Dickson, Stephen Mailey, Jake Maniago, and Brayden DeWitt.
J. L. Crowe Secondary will host the convocation for 2021 Graduates on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. Photo: Jim Bailey

Convocation goes Saturday with Kootenay Columbia grads in learning groups, no parents

Parents can live-stream the ceremony of their 2021 graduates online

J. L. Crowe Secondary will host the convocation for 2021 Graduates on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. Photo: Jim Bailey
Harold and Sadie Holoboff are bringing great food and service to the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant at Champion Lakes Golf and Country Club. Photo: Jim Bailey

West Kootenay golf course welcomes father-daughter team to restaurant

Chef Harold Holoboff brings comfort food to another level at Champion Lakes Eagle’s Nest Restaurant

Harold and Sadie Holoboff are bringing great food and service to the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant at Champion Lakes Golf and Country Club. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Youth Baseball is inviting residents to its 4-Person Golf Scramble Tournament fundraiser at Redstone Resort on June 26. Register your foursome today. Photo: submitted

Trail Youth Baseball hits the links for fundraiser

Baseball league invites the community out to support its 4-Person Scramble at Redstone golf resort

Trail Youth Baseball is inviting residents to its 4-Person Golf Scramble Tournament fundraiser at Redstone Resort on June 26. Register your foursome today. Photo: submitted
The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on June 9. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary doctors offer a healthy dose of goodness with Gratitude Mural

Its red ribbon is in the shape of a heart rising above a Kootenay Boundary mountain scene

The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on June 9. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted
Rossland Midtown housing development

All Rosslanders asked to engage in Official Community Plan

Rossland city council gives residents an opportunity to offer ideas and priorities for future

Rossland Midtown housing development
Trail Special Olympic athlete Jake Miller graces this year’s header of the Law Enforcement Torch Run web page and is hoping Greater Trail residents will lend their support in the Special Olympics-B.C. fundraiser.

Trail athlete back for Law Enforcement Torch Run

The annual event kicked off this week, running from June 7 to June 20.

Trail Special Olympic athlete Jake Miller graces this year’s header of the Law Enforcement Torch Run web page and is hoping Greater Trail residents will lend their support in the Special Olympics-B.C. fundraiser.
Greater Trail canines need place to play, so council approved the next step in acquiring an off-leash dog park.

Off-leash dog park clears first hurdle with Trail council

A delegation approached council with an off-leash dog park petition with over 600 signatures

Greater Trail canines need place to play, so council approved the next step in acquiring an off-leash dog park.
Gyro Beach

Safety first for Trail’s Gyro Park beach

A hydrologist will design and engineer a safe swimming zone for Gyro Park beach

Gyro Beach
Outdoor fitness sessions were approved by the City of Trail at May 25 Governance and Operations Committee meeting. Photo: Aaron Hemens

City of Trail to allow outdoor fitness classes

The City of Trail worked out a permitting solution for outdoor fitness classes

Outdoor fitness sessions were approved by the City of Trail at May 25 Governance and Operations Committee meeting. Photo: Aaron Hemens
Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail couple retires from 40 years of coaching Trail track club – leave it in good hands

Dan and Lina Horan retire from Trail Track and Field Club, pass the torch to Kylie Lakevold

Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. Photos: Jim Bailey
Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program continues to cast as the program will continue into another season with more prizes in store in an effort to bring back the kokanee populations. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program launches Year-2

A youth initiative and even a greater prize package is planned for 2021-22 angler incentive program

Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program continues to cast as the program will continue into another season with more prizes in store in an effort to bring back the kokanee populations. Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland Midtown housing development

All Rosslanders asked to engage in Official Community Plan

Rossland city council gives residents an opportunity to offer ideas and priorities for future

Rossland Midtown housing development
Map: City of Trail

65 new child care spaces targeted for Trail

Trail accesses grants to fund new Unicorn Childcare Centre in Tadanac

Map: City of Trail
Area A Director Ali Grieve and Fruitvale Mayor Steve Morissette present Crowe students Marci Brooks and Tyler Dalton with a token of their appreciation for volunteering their time to help Beaver Valley seniors in the Pay It Forward program. Photos: Jim Bailey

Students lift the spirits of Beaver Valley seniors one word, kind act, at a time

Grade 6 and 7 Fruitvale students set up a pen-pal program with Beaver Valley seniors

Area A Director Ali Grieve and Fruitvale Mayor Steve Morissette present Crowe students Marci Brooks and Tyler Dalton with a token of their appreciation for volunteering their time to help Beaver Valley seniors in the Pay It Forward program. Photos: Jim Bailey
Dave MacLeod

A ‘Conversation’ with Dave MacLeod

Rossland native and CEO of ThoughtExchange, Dave MacLeod releases book ‘Scaling Conversations’

Dave MacLeod
Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson carries the puck out in front of goalie Logan Terness in a game vs the Penticton Vees in January, 2020. Both Johnson and Terness cracked NHL Central Scoutings Top Rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni ranked high on 2021 NHL Draft rankings

NHL Central Scouting ranks former Smoke Eaters Kent Johnson #3 and goalie Logan Terness #25

Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson carries the puck out in front of goalie Logan Terness in a game vs the Penticton Vees in January, 2020. Both Johnson and Terness cracked NHL Central Scoutings Top Rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft. Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland is calling out all residents to participate in workshops and surveys to update the city’s Official Community Plan.

Council invites input from Rossland residents to help shape future

During the month of June residents can go online and have a say in the city’s official community plan

Rossland is calling out all residents to participate in workshops and surveys to update the city’s Official Community Plan.
Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Ryan Helliwell earned top defenceman in the Penticton Pod. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Smokies Helliwell earns top d-man in Penticton Pod

The BCHL winds up season with the 2021 Pod Award winners

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Ryan Helliwell earned top defenceman in the Penticton Pod. Photo: Steve Piccolo