Canasta quartet in the Trail Seniors Centre

The group plays Tuesday afternoons in downtown Trail

Smokettes donate to HEART, a Kootenay dog rescue

Team members donated $500 to the cause

  • Jan 8, 2020
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Okanagan city goes bananas for truck spotted with fake gorilla in back

This giant gorilla has been spotted gallivanting around town

17 surrendered husky puppies available for adoption from Okanagan BC SPCA

The puppies were surrendered to the BC SPCA on Christmas Eve

Kootenay man recalls living through Haiti earthquake as a teenager

Owen Spears’ book about the 2010 disaster is available on Amazon

Quilt while you’re ahead

Rossland group raises $2000+ for the BC Cancer Foundation

  • Jan 3, 2020

What you saw … in 2019

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  • Jan 2, 2020

B.C. couple donates thousands to charity from their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house

Uniquely decorated house attracted more than 2,000 Potterheads in one weekend for a good cause

Bruce Gardens’ namesake identified, but Shirley remains a mystery

Place Names: Shirley, Rosemont, Bruce Gardens, and Christie’s Landing, revisited

Liberty Foods donates loads of groceries to Trail food bank

Donations from the Fruitvale grocer helped feed 106 people last week

Ever heard of X-Ray Lake or Xenia Lake?

Place Names: Oddball names of West Kootenay/Boundary

Tim Hortons supports Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Money was raised through the company’s Smile Cookie Campaign

  • Dec 19, 2019

Trail Kiwanis supports Camp Rory

The Girl Guides have helped Kiwanis at the tree lot and at the club’s Saturday charity meat draw

  • Dec 18, 2019

Silver City ‘Serenader of Song’ turns 100

Well known Trail musician Jack Vellutini will celebrate his 100th birthday on Dec. 18

Montrose donates to BV Food Bank

Money was raised through a recent dance held in the Montrose Community Hall

  • Dec 17, 2019

Rossland rolls out big support on Pledge Day

Annual telethon held in the Trail mall on Dec. 6

  • Dec 16, 2019

VIDEO: Holiday Train rocks into Castlegar

Terri Clark and Dallas Smith entertained Castlegar Thursday night.

Doukhobor place names form unique subset on Kootenay map

Place Names: Doukhobor place names of West Kootenay/Boundary