Community

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
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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

LeRoi Community Foundation grants $24,500

The LeRoi Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to the betterment of the Greater Trail area

  • Nov 28, 2018

Under the blue tarp

The Trail Memorial Centre roofing project has been underway since the summer

  • Nov 28, 2018

VIDEO: Kootenay drug users fight stigma with video series

The multi-part series from ANKORS is meant to align with the goals of the Nelson Fentanyl Task Force

Marching in Honour

The procession for retired Captain Tim Boutin drew first responders from the Kootenays and Okanagan

Laurier, Washington, population 1

Place Names: Laurier, a US border town was named after a Canadian prime minister

  • Nov 23, 2018

Bells jingle at Christmas Kettle in Trail

The Trail Salvation Army Church kicked off its annual kettle campaign this week

  • Nov 23, 2018