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Doukhobor Discovery Centre. Photo: Betsy Kline
Doukhobor Discovery Centre. Photo: Betsy Kline
Terry Martin (center), KBRH health foundation board director, has accepted this donation from the RONA Trail and Nelson owner and management team L-R: Dave, Mike, Logan and Ray. Photo: Submitted

RONA Trail donates $18,500 to hospital

Funding will support a new examination and consultation room in KBRH ambulatory care department

Terry Martin (center), KBRH health foundation board director, has accepted this donation from the RONA Trail and Nelson owner and management team L-R: Dave, Mike, Logan and Ray. Photo: Submitted
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marks 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
A maple tree was planted in Haines Park earlier this week by advocates dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with diverse abilities. L-R: Fruitvale Mayor Steve Morissette; Kayleigh Postmus, CLBC Kootenay Community Council; Fruitvale Coun. Vickie Fitzpatrick; and Ben Postmus from the CLBC Kootenay Community Council. Photo: Submitted

Growing diversity and inclusion in Fruitvale

The maple tree was planted in Haines Park earlier this week.

A maple tree was planted in Haines Park earlier this week by advocates dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with diverse abilities. L-R: Fruitvale Mayor Steve Morissette; Kayleigh Postmus, CLBC Kootenay Community Council; Fruitvale Coun. Vickie Fitzpatrick; and Ben Postmus from the CLBC Kootenay Community Council. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Ron Wilson

Happy herd

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Photo: Ron Wilson
Site of the upcoming Beaver Valley Child Care Centre. Photo: Columbia Basin Trust

More child care spaces coming for Beaver Valley families

The centre is expected to open in the summer 2023.

Site of the upcoming Beaver Valley Child Care Centre. Photo: Columbia Basin Trust
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin toured the Doukhobor Discovery Centre on June 3. Photo: Betsy Kline

Lt. Governor includes Castlegar in Kootenay visit

Her Honour Janet Austin visited the Doukhobor Discovery Centre and the Southeast Fire Centre

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin toured the Doukhobor Discovery Centre on June 3. Photo: Betsy Kline
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Foundation gifted $24,000+ for advanced urology care

Urodynamics will enable enhanced diagnosis for those requiring complex urology care.

Photo: Submitted
Doukhobors gathered in Grand Forks and Brilliant for the 75th Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ Annual Union of Youth Festival over the Victoria Day weekend. Photos: Jennifer Small

PHOTOS: Doukhobors celebrate 75 Years of coming together in peace, brotherhood and song

75th Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ Annual Union of Youth Festival

Doukhobors gathered in Grand Forks and Brilliant for the 75th Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ Annual Union of Youth Festival over the Victoria Day weekend. Photos: Jennifer Small
Track pictures from a Labour Day event held at Butler Park in the late 1950s or early 1960s. Do you recognize anyone? Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Jumpstarting that famous Home of Champions spirit

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

Track pictures from a Labour Day event held at Butler Park in the late 1950s or early 1960s. Do you recognize anyone? Photo: Trail Historical Society
The JL Crowe grad class of 2012 reunited last weekend. Photo: Submitted

Class of 2012 reunites in Trail

Crowe graduation class of 2012 held their 10-year reunion at the Riverbelle

The JL Crowe grad class of 2012 reunited last weekend. Photo: Submitted
Sandi McCreight is this year’s Castlegar Citizen of the Year. Photo: Betsy Kline
Sandi McCreight is this year’s Castlegar Citizen of the Year. Photo: Betsy Kline
(2017) Kelly Robinson with Shaw TV was one of four volunteers at the Parksville BC SPCA shelter on Friday, Aug. 18 to take part in the Lock-In for Love fundraising event. Volunteers were locked-in with a four-legged companion and had to raise money to earn their release. -Adam Kveton photo

For the love of animals ‘lock-in’ during BC SPCA fundraiser

BC SPCA hosts their lock-in for love fundraiser this month

(2017) Kelly Robinson with Shaw TV was one of four volunteers at the Parksville BC SPCA shelter on Friday, Aug. 18 to take part in the Lock-In for Love fundraising event. Volunteers were locked-in with a four-legged companion and had to raise money to earn their release. -Adam Kveton photo
A Yellow Warbler. Photo: David Dudeck

Beautiful birds of the lower Columbia Basin

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A Yellow Warbler. Photo: David Dudeck
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CIMS donates $15,000 to Trail hospital

KBRH Health Foundation ambulatory care fundraiser now underway

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School District 20 superintendent Katherine Shearer (L) joined Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy to observe school children enjoying the playground at Twin Rivers/Castlegar Primary School on May 27. Photo: Betsy Kline

MLA Katrine Conroy visits Castlegar playground to highlight provincial funding

The provincial government has helped to fund six West Kootenay playgrounds

School District 20 superintendent Katherine Shearer (L) joined Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy to observe school children enjoying the playground at Twin Rivers/Castlegar Primary School on May 27. Photo: Betsy Kline
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7-Eleven Trail donates to regional health care

Ambulatory Care Campaign underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

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Funds raised through Sweatin’ for Science support education programs and opportunities in 13 regions across BC and Yukon to nurture, inspire and elevate youth.

BC Tech Leaders Raise Funds and Awareness for STEM Education

BC’s tech leaders are Sweatin’ for Science this month to raise funds…

  • May 30, 2022
Funds raised through Sweatin’ for Science support education programs and opportunities in 13 regions across BC and Yukon to nurture, inspire and elevate youth.
The West Kootenay Camera Club photo show will open during Sunfest. Photo: Betsy Kline

West Kootenay Camera club opening show at art gallery

Kootenay Gallery show runs from Friday, June 3 through Friday, June 10

  • May 30, 2022
The West Kootenay Camera Club photo show will open during Sunfest. Photo: Betsy Kline
St. Michael’s and All Angels’ Church, built in 1892, has been acquired by the Balfour and District Business and Historic Association, who plan to maintain it as a key community asset. Photo: Submitted

Anglican archbishop to deconsecrate historic Balfour Church

The church’s final service will take place June 6

  • May 29, 2022
St. Michael’s and All Angels’ Church, built in 1892, has been acquired by the Balfour and District Business and Historic Association, who plan to maintain it as a key community asset. Photo: Submitted