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Sentimental sightings

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Last paddle at Christina Lake

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West Kootenay winter wonderland

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An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)

Something brewing for craft beer aficionados in new year with BC Beer Con

In-person craft beer conference takes place in February in New Westminster, B.C.

An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)
The Beasley Fire Department stands in for Santa’s sleigh at Taghum Hall. Photo: Submitted

Celebrate the holidays at Taghum Hall

The hall is hosting three upcoming events

The Beasley Fire Department stands in for Santa’s sleigh at Taghum Hall. Photo: Submitted
Lawrence Campbell’s father can be seen five soldiers behind the man reaching for his son. He has a gun strap visible across his chest. Photo: Claude P. Dettlof
Lawrence Campbell’s father can be seen five soldiers behind the man reaching for his son. He has a gun strap visible across his chest. Photo: Claude P. Dettlof
Rossland Rotary is asking residents to participate in its Food Drive on Dec. 4, as part of National Food Bank Day. (Contributed)

Festive events and food drive rekindle spirit of Christmas

Rekindle event, Winter Market and Rotary Food Drive all set to go this weekend

Rossland Rotary is asking residents to participate in its Food Drive on Dec. 4, as part of National Food Bank Day. (Contributed)
Sixty five years ago this week, 24 Cominco men were honoured at the first banquet commemorating their 40 years of continuous service. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Recognizing 40 years of working on the hill

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

Sixty five years ago this week, 24 Cominco men were honoured at the first banquet commemorating their 40 years of continuous service. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Heather Kennedy, Rossland Health Care Auxiliary vice president (right), presented their donation to the KBRH Health Foundation vice chair, Lindy Welsby. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary donates $54,000+ to local healthcare facilities

Money for donations is raised through sales in the Rossland Thrift Store

Heather Kennedy, Rossland Health Care Auxiliary vice president (right), presented their donation to the KBRH Health Foundation vice chair, Lindy Welsby. Photo: Submitted
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
Ski Patrol donation

RED Mt. Ski Patrol forms society to help communities thrive

RED Mountain Ski Patrol Society donates funds to the Trail United Church foodbank

Ski Patrol donation
Rebecca Smyth, KBRH Health Foundation Director, accepted this donation from Glenn Hodge, Immediate Past President of The Legion Foundation, BC/ Yukon Command. Photo: Submitted

Legion foundation donates to hospital in Trail

Funding will be invested into ambulatory care

Rebecca Smyth, KBRH Health Foundation Director, accepted this donation from Glenn Hodge, Immediate Past President of The Legion Foundation, BC/ Yukon Command. Photo: Submitted
Teck Trail Operations has donated $50,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation to support the KBRH medical department. This donation will provide a Central Monitoring System to monitor patient’s vital signs remotely and increase the capacity to care for patients while following COVID-19 infection control protocols. Carol Vanelli Worosz, Community Engagement Leader for Teck Trail Operations (left), presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation.Photo: Submitted

Teck Trail donates $50,000 to regional hospital

Funding will be used to upgrade patient monitoring on the KBRH medical floor

Teck Trail Operations has donated $50,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation to support the KBRH medical department. This donation will provide a Central Monitoring System to monitor patient’s vital signs remotely and increase the capacity to care for patients while following COVID-19 infection control protocols. Carol Vanelli Worosz, Community Engagement Leader for Teck Trail Operations (left), presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation.Photo: Submitted
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.

Jillian Harris joins Do Some Good to drive more community impact

Team Jilly’s 12 Days of Giving campaign runs Dec. 1 to 12

  • Nov 22, 2021
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)

Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign with extra flood donation goal

Divisional secretary Mike Leland says this year’s need is ‘through the roof’

  • Nov 22, 2021
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)
The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)

Salvation Army launches emergency response in support of flood victims

Agency on front lines in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Kamloops and Kelowna

The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)
Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: From the roaring 20s to Y2K, a hotspot hall

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

Photo: Trail Historical Society
Adopt a Senior brings joy to our most vulnerable. Photo: Pixabay

Sign up for Adopt a Senior program

Trail senior caregiver is asking residents to support the Adopt A Senior Program

Adopt a Senior brings joy to our most vulnerable. Photo: Pixabay
ATCO Wood Products has donated $35,000 to the KBRH Ambulatory Care Campaign. This donation will support the patient and visitor waiting area in the Ambulatory Care Unit. Scott Weatherford, CEO and Rebecca Weatherford, President of ATCO Wood Products (right and centre) presented this generous donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Fruitvale family-run business donates $35,000 to hospital campaign

ATCO’s contribution is being directed into the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign

ATCO Wood Products has donated $35,000 to the KBRH Ambulatory Care Campaign. This donation will support the patient and visitor waiting area in the Ambulatory Care Unit. Scott Weatherford, CEO and Rebecca Weatherford, President of ATCO Wood Products (right and centre) presented this generous donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
The Golden City has great skiing, as well as world class restaurants and pubs. Vote Rossland for the Best Ski Town in North America. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland in running for Top Ski Town

Register your vote for Rossland as the Best Ski Town in North America

The Golden City has great skiing, as well as world class restaurants and pubs. Vote Rossland for the Best Ski Town in North America. (Jim Bailey photo)