Community

The Rossland council for the arts invites all artists and artisans to submit works for an upcoming juried show with the theme ‘In the Moment.’ Photo: Jim Bailey

Arts council invites artists to get ‘In the Moment’

This juried exhibition will run in the Lily May Room of the Miners Hall from Oct. 14 to 23

Police briefs

RCMP Briefs: Stolen bike recovered after social media post

Greater Trail and District RCMP report on crime and other misdemeanors

Jessica MacNiel. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Jessica MacNiel – is the reigning Miss Teenager World

TODAY IN B.C.: White Rock teen has made it her mission to separate beauty from appearance

The Sergyeyev family poses in Istanbul, Turkey (Emre Senay’s hometown) in happier times during a visit in September 2021. Photo: Submitted

Ukrainian family reunites in the Kootenays

Kalesnikoff Lumber provides job for Ukrainian refugee

The Sergyeyev family poses in Istanbul, Turkey (Emre Senay’s hometown) in happier times during a visit in September 2021. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Memorial Centre ice is in after a week of painting lines, white washing, creating the logos, then methodically building the ice with a new sprayer. The ice making crew consists of (from left) Levi Fotiou, Tanya Buckley and Dave Hesson. By using the new sprayer the ice builds slower but makes harder and stronger ice and must be applied over and over until the desired thickness is reached. Champions Hockey School is the first to going from Aug. 8-14, followed by Trail Smoke Eater minor hockey development camps and the Goalie Group session led by Brady Robinson, goaltending coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Building Cominco Arena ice

Trail city staff meticulously spray ice one layer at a time for a stronger foundation

The Trail Memorial Centre ice is in after a week of painting lines, white washing, creating the logos, then methodically building the ice with a new sprayer. The ice making crew consists of (from left) Levi Fotiou, Tanya Buckley and Dave Hesson. By using the new sprayer the ice builds slower but makes harder and stronger ice and must be applied over and over until the desired thickness is reached. Champions Hockey School is the first to going from Aug. 8-14, followed by Trail Smoke Eater minor hockey development camps and the Goalie Group session led by Brady Robinson, goaltending coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo: Jim Bailey
Hundreds of people descended on Gyro Park in Trail on Thursday for a special edition of Music in the Park which also hosted a Night Market, a variety of food vendors, face painters, a beer/wine garden, and special live performances from Jenie Thai and the Holly Hyatt Trio. Photos: Jim Bailey

Communities rally around Music in Park event

Hundreds turned up for a special Music and Night Market in the Park on Thursday at Trail’s Gyro Park

Hundreds of people descended on Gyro Park in Trail on Thursday for a special edition of Music in the Park which also hosted a Night Market, a variety of food vendors, face painters, a beer/wine garden, and special live performances from Jenie Thai and the Holly Hyatt Trio. Photos: Jim Bailey
Trail’s first Rainbow Pride Crosswalk was painted near the Riverfront Centre in spring of 2019, and close to the rainbow garden in Jubilee Park. Addison Oberg from Pride Trail B.C. is excited to team up with Trail’s IncrEdible Farmers’ Market on Aug. 13.(Sheri Regnier photo)

IncrEdible Market proud to host Pride-Trail event

Join Pride Trail in 3rd annual Pride Walk starting at Aug. 13 market on the Esplanade at noon

Trail’s first Rainbow Pride Crosswalk was painted near the Riverfront Centre in spring of 2019, and close to the rainbow garden in Jubilee Park. Addison Oberg from Pride Trail B.C. is excited to team up with Trail’s IncrEdible Farmers’ Market on Aug. 13.(Sheri Regnier photo)
The Peach ice cream had become a major tourists attraction onto itself. But city staff awarded the license for the next three years to Alberta-based company. (The Peach Facebook)
The Peach, on the shore of Okanagan Lake in Penticton, has become an iconic landmark of Penticton’s lakefront. (The Peach Facebook)

QUIZ: A celebration of the fruit harvest

In orchards around British Columbia, fruit pickers are hard at work

The Peach ice cream had become a major tourists attraction onto itself. But city staff awarded the license for the next three years to Alberta-based company. (The Peach Facebook)
The Peach, on the shore of Okanagan Lake in Penticton, has become an iconic landmark of Penticton’s lakefront. (The Peach Facebook)
Victor Kraatz. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Former world figure skating champ Victor Kraatz back coaching in B.C.

TODAY IN B.C.: Skater spent 3 years in Finland teaching hockey players about power and efficiency

Victor Kraatz. (photo submitted)
Mercy’s missing poster. (Petsearchers Canada/Facebook)

Missing B.C. dog found after swimming 1 kilometre across Metro Vancouver river

The German shepherd rescue was discovered 10 days after going missing

Mercy’s missing poster. (Petsearchers Canada/Facebook)
x
x
The Spirit Bear, shown here preying on salmon in coastal British Columbia, is one of British Columbia’s recognized symbols. (Andrew S. Wright photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

To celebrate the B.C. Day long weekend, test your knowledge of the province with these 12 questions

The Spirit Bear, shown here preying on salmon in coastal British Columbia, is one of British Columbia’s recognized symbols. (Andrew S. Wright photo)
A vigil was held for the victims in Langley, Tuesday July 26. (Dan Ferguson photo)

PODCAST: 3 dead, 2 wounded – a look at the 5 hours that shook the Langley community

TODAY IN B.C.: Reporters discuss the chain of events, what is known about the shooter and whether the homeless were targeted.

A vigil was held for the victims in Langley, Tuesday July 26. (Dan Ferguson photo)
Downtown Trail on July 1, 1927. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: A show of patriotism 95 years ago

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Downtown Trail on July 1, 1927. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Photo: Submitted

Rossland Ladies Auxiliary helps keep pool fun afloat

The Rossland Outdoor Pool celebrated its 90th anniversary this year

Photo: Submitted
Michael Yellowlees. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST: Michael Yellowlees – Kilted Scotsman’s second cross Canada tour

TODAY IN B.C.: Musician and dog Luna retrace steps reinforcing climate change message

Michael Yellowlees. (Submitted photo)
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)

25 going on 18: Happy birthday to Kamloops man badly injured in 2016 assault

Jessie’s brain injury has him believing he is forever 18

  • Jul 26, 2022
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)
Bloomin’ beauty
For Trail Community in Bloom (CiB) volunteers, it’s not just about the flowers. But, as one can see, the flowers are blooming beautiful this summer. Photos: Submitted by Trail CiB

Beautiful beds in bloom around Trail

Trail CiB volunteers have been busy tending to garden beds

Bloomin’ beauty
For Trail Community in Bloom (CiB) volunteers, it’s not just about the flowers. But, as one can see, the flowers are blooming beautiful this summer. Photos: Submitted by Trail CiB
Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell

B.C. artist’s latest community mural a spectacular tribute to veterans

Courtenay artist Kelly Everill is well known for her community murals. They…

Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell
Sarah Barr and Sharon Roberts, from the VISAC Gallery with Shelly Martin, KSCU Marketing Department. Photo: Submitted

Trail art gallery among recipients of Kootenay Savings foundation grant

Kootenay Savings Community Foundation has invested millions of dollars into communities it serves

Sarah Barr and Sharon Roberts, from the VISAC Gallery with Shelly Martin, KSCU Marketing Department. Photo: Submitted