Community

Trail couple helps rebuild Grand Forks

Retired husband and wife volunteered for two weeks with Mennonite Disaster Service

  • Dec 13, 2019

Teddy toss at the Trail Smoke Eaters game, Friday

Game-goers asked to wrap stuffed toys, knitted hats, and socks donations in plastic

Local 480 helps Sick Children’s Fund

USW donated $5,000 to Gordy Steep Memorial Sick Children’s Fund

  • Dec 12, 2019
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Beaver Valley Lions donate $26,500 to regional hospital

$21,500 donated to Emergency Department Campaign; $5,000 to other hospital causes

  • Dec 11, 2019

Silver City sounds of the season

The hospital health foundation’s annual pledge day went Friday

  • Dec 10, 2019

Big support from Rossland Auxiliary

Donation will support many departments at the regional hospital, located in Trail

  • Dec 10, 2019

Trail realtors support Children’s Miracle Network

A portion of each commission is directed into children’s charity

  • Dec 10, 2019

CP Holiday Train headed to Castlegar

The festive food bank fundraiser will take place December 12.

Kootenay communities owe names to Chinook jargon

Place Names: Taghum, Lebahdo, Sitkum Creek, and Chahko Mika come from pidgin trade language

Christmas Toy Drive in Trail lights up the season

Opportunities to donate to the cause before Christmas

  • Dec 6, 2019

Spreading Silver City cheer at the Christmas kettles

Last year the Trail Salvation Army Church distributed 283 Christmas hampers

  • Dec 6, 2019

Rapping mom busts rhymes for Castlegar rec centre kid’s drop-in

Funny video with important message about importance of service

Kootenay nurses work for well-being in Guatemala community

Bien Estar is an offshoot of the annual Selkirk College nursing student trips to Guatemala

Rossland Legion gives to KBRH Foundation

Branch No. 14 donation will go to the ED Campaign and residents in extended care wing

  • Dec 6, 2019

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Indigenous names of West Kootenay

Place Names: Few Indigenous names still remain in use on West Kootenay maps