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QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Kootenay, the post offices and ships

Place Names: CPR sternwheeler and two navy destroyers took the name Kootenay

Kootenay doctor mobilizes engineers in effort to bolster PPE supply

West Kootenay doctor, engineers and volunteers create personal protection equipment with 3D printers

Salmo woman starts Facebook group to organize mask-makers

Hopes to ease mask shortage for Kootenay first responders and essential service workers.

Physical distancing has Kootenays hunting for hearts

PHOTOS: Courtesy of West & East Kootenay Social Distancing Fun Hunt! Facebook page

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B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Castlegar ‘Grocery Buddies’, Rossland Rotarians helping ensure seniors are stocked up

Volunteers getting groceries to seniors who need them during the COVID-19 outbreak

Trail United Church cancels springtime turkey dinner

Trail United Church dinner on Saturday, March 21, is canceled

Trading on Kootenay’s good name

Kootenay has been used to sell everything from stoves to washboards to cigars — even a patent medicine

Spirit of Brigadoon steals the show

Breed Education Day was at Trail Waneta Plaza last Saturday

First day of spring

Spring has sprung in the Silver City

  • Mar 19, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Team donates to hospital in Trail

Emergency department campaign underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

  • Mar 19, 2020

DBS Energy donates to hospital campaign

ED Campaign underway by Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation

No, Kootenay doesn’t mean ‘water people’

Place Names: Ethnographers have expended much effort seeing the roots of Kootenay and/or Ktunaxa

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

What you see …

If you have a recent photo to share email it to editor@trailtimes.ca

  • Mar 13, 2020

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met