Community

Beaver Valley Lions’ bingo helps many

$1,500 was donated to help the Fruitvale Community Chest make up Christmas hampers

  • Dec 12, 2018

United Way offers free Life Kits for seniors

Life Kits are designed to be “Speaking for you when you cannot speak yourself”

Over $25,000 raised for Columbia Basin literacy

Success for 2018 Books for Kids campaign

  • Dec 11, 2018
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Trail Pipe Band Tribute to WWI

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Advent celebrated in Trail

Advent marks the beginning of the liturgical year

  • Dec 9, 2018

Big crowd when Santa came to town

Streets were lined in downtown Trail for Santa’s Candy Parade

Kootenay Savings Foundation helping communities

The foundation has distributed over $89,000 to various community programs and services

  • Dec 7, 2018

Kootenay Robusters donate in memory of Dr. Trudi Toews

Dr. Toews, a charter member of the Kootenay Robusters, passed away earlier this year

  • Dec 7, 2018

Pend d’Oreille, what does it mean?

In Canada, it’s Pend d’Oreille or Pend-d’Oreille. In the US it’s Pend Oreille. But what does it mean?

  • Dec 7, 2018

Kootenay cadets write Christmas cards to soldiers

Members from 131 Kootenay Royal Canadian Sea Cadets are spreading holiday joy overseas

  • Dec 6, 2018

Rossland Library ready to re-open

Re-stocking of shelves happening this week; opens on Tuesday

First Christmas in new Trail library

The district public library opened in the Trail Riverfront Centre earlier this year

  • Dec 4, 2018

Rossland moves forward on age-friendly plan

Seeking grant to hire age-friendly coordinator

Help ‘Stuff the Bus’ in Trail

Trail Transit’s annual fundraiser for the Salvation Army food bank is underway Friday & Saturday

Natural Kootenay arch dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge

Place Names: Brooklyn Bridge and other stories

  • Nov 30, 2018

Christmas colour in the Kootenays

Christmas décor in the city’s planters is thanks to Trail Community in Bloom volunteers

  • Nov 30, 2018

Best Western supports Kootenay Boundary hospital

The downtown Trail hotel donated $10,000 toward the new KBRH emergency department

  • Nov 30, 2018

Lighting up the Silver City

The City of Trail’s Christmas event called Santa’s Candy Parade goes Dec. 8

  • Nov 29, 2018

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by B.C. 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate